With more and more people choosing to stay in, F&B operators in Singapore have been experiencing a drastic drop in business. "The severe drop in tourists and corporate events has impacted us for sure," says Han Li Guang, the chef and owner of Labyrinth. "All in all, I would say that sales are down 30 to 40 percent."
This rings true for most restaurants and bars in the city. "The energy and atmosphere in this environment of uncertainty have certainly been muted," shares Rohit Roopchand, co-founder of The Dandy Collection. And while social distancing is important, it doesn't mean that we can't lend support to our favourite restaurants, cafés, bars, and hawkers during these trying times. Here are some easy yet responsible ways that we all can continue to sustain the F&B scene in Singapore.
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