Tag: food

Hungry, jobless Americans turning to food banks to survive pandemic

by Thomas URBAIN American families slammed by the coronavirus pandemic are turning more and more to food banks to get by, waiting hours for donations in lines of cars stretching as far as the eye can see. And with 22 million people out of work seemingly...

Lady from Anchorvale has food packs worth S$100 delivered to Bangladeshi workers in Punggol

As Singapore goes another day into the month-long circuit breaker measure wherein the closure of non-essential businesses and schools have left many concerned about their income, migrant workers are a particularly vulnerable part of the workforce, as many of them have no choice now...

Makansutra founder on panic buying: “Eh, just buy what you need”

Singapore -- Hawker rights champion K F Seetoh, sharing a Facebook post by a lawyer in London that read "All those people panic buying, make sure you stock up on contraceptives/condoms, so you don’t produce any more idiots”, has added to the insult by...

Cloud cooking land: Indian housewives become gig economy chefs

by Vishal MANVE Rashmi Sahijwala never expected to start working at the age of 59, let alone join India's gig economy -- now she is part of an army of housewives turning their homes into "cloud kitchens" to feed time-starved millennials. Asia's third-largest economy is battling...

Singapore’s Odette is 18th on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants of 2019 list

The list of the world's 50 best restaurants for 2019 was just recently revealed, and Singapore's French fine dining restaurant Odette won the honors of being 18th on the global list. Spain, the United States and France are the countries with the most restaurants on...

Top tips on how to eat adventurously while travelling

It is undeniable that one of the best things to do while travelling is to feast on food. You can't visit a place without trying or enjoying the local delicacies, and it would be a crime of the highest order to resort to familiar fast-food...

Delay in eating food from Spize may have contributed to man’s death : MOH report

A man who died after eating food from a popular restaurant Spize had consumed it over three hours after its delivery. According to a report from a Ministry of Health (MOH) spokesperson in court, the delay may have contributed to Mr Mohamad Fadli Mohd Saleh's death on...

Man eats stranger’s leftovers in coffeeshop, says, “End up not spending anything and satisfied”

A man shocked netizens in Singapore when he ate the leftovers of a stranger so the food does not go to waste. Luo Yonghui is a self-proclaimed freegan, or someone who rejects consumerism and seeks to help the environment by reducing waste, especially by retrieving...

The Fight Against Sugar

Obbana Rajah When the Budget 2018 was released, many picked up that there was nary a mention about a tax on sugar, despite the issue being brought up in PM Lee’s Mandarin National Day Rally Speech last year. However, it is still a pertinent issue as...

Increase in Halal Certified Restaurants – More Tolerance Needed

Obbana Rajah With the increase in the number of Halal Certified restaurants, or restaurants that are currently in the process of getting their Halal Certification, more tolerance is needed from those of other races. Many have taken to Facebook to create groups boycotting these restaurants and...