Want to eat good food and do good at the same time?
More eateries, that are social enterprises, are opening in Singapore to provide training and employment opportunities and raising funds to support marginalised groups, such as those with special needs and medical conditions.
If you’re looking for new nom spots or want a break from your regular favourites, head to these places and support a good cause.
1. Art Bar
What: Chill out over a Cafe Americano (from $2.90), Cafe Mocha (from $4) and other drinks such as Milo Smoothie ($4.50) and Ribena Freeze ($3). Pair these drinks with cookies, brownies and muffins (from $2).
Where: The Art Faculty By Pathlight, 01-07 Enabling Village, 20 Lengkok Bahru
Open: 9 am to 8 pm, Monday to Saturday, closed on Sunday
Info: Call 6513-0706 or go to www.facebook.com/theartfaculty
What: Serves dishes such as beef rendang ($14), mutton soup ($14), black pepper char kway teow ($12) and dry laksa ($12).
Where: B1-02 Tanglin Post Office 56 Tanglin Road
Open: noon to 3 pm; 5 to 10 pm daily except Tuesday, closed on Tuesday
Info: Call 9818-8102 or go to www.hawker.com.sg
What: Popular picks include toast with housemade kaya, made from fresh coconut milk (from $2) and coffee beverages such as espresso and long black (from $2.50). Lunch sets include Kampong Chicken Curry ($8.50).
Where: 20 Upper Pickering Street, Telok Ayer Hong Lim Green Community Centre
Open: 7.30 am to 6 pm, weekday; 9am to 3pm, Saturday, closed on Sunday.
Info: Call 6225-4318 or go to projectqita.com
4. Soul Food
Sides include minestrone soup, apple crumble and chocolate cake with cherries. Set menus change every two days.
Where: 01-10 Enabling Village, 20 Lengkok Bahru
Open: noon to 2.30 pm, weekdays (weekday dinners and Saturdays are reserved for private functions), closed on Sunday
Info: Call 6472-0266 or go to www.facebook.com/Soul-Food-Enterprise-Pte-Ltd-286503891431586
Read more here.
Kenneth Goh, The Straits Times, 10 January, 2016
Photo: Soul Food’s Facebook page
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