FOOD AND DRINK
Competition in the food and beverage scene remains unabated and business owners are thinking outside the box to develop the food scene of the future.
"Excuse me," calls a voice from a corner table at Aura Sky Lounge, the roof-top dining space of upscale Italian restaurant Aura at the National Gallery Singapore.
Few may know that Singapore has had a chocolate manufacturer called Aalst since 2003, or that the country also produces detergent.
The passion for all things Singaporean has sparked a new trend in the snacks industry, with items such as a coconut curry lime-infused nut mix and sesame and onion- flavoured shortbread cookies...
Even on his final journey, rojak master Lim Ngak Chew, 71, found a way to be near his popular Balestier Road Hoover Rojak stall at Whampoa Makan Place.