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Coming soon: World’s largest underwater restaurant
AS CONSTRUCTIONS NEARS COMPLETION FOR THE APTLY NAMED “UNDER”, A LITTLE NORWEGIAN TOWN IS POISED TO MAKE IT ON THE WORLD MAP The North Sea, long considered harsh and unforgiving, will soon play host to one of the world’s greatest Atlantean dining experiences. Five meters below the surface of... Read more
Food Halls = Ca$h Cows
TREND INDICATOR: UK’s BIGGEST FOOD HALL TO OPEN ON OXFORD STREET, EUROPE’s BUSIEST SHOPPING STREET BY Zoe Phoon Restaurants are one of the fastest growing segments of the retail industry with restaurant sales surpassing retail sales in recent years, according to property consultants. But they also noted that with... Read more
Germany to unveil world’s largest EV charging station
BY Zoe Phoon Electrical vehicle charging stations have been mushrooming the world-over in the past decade, but what’s different about this one is it will also feature offices, shopping elements and eateries. Such a development goes beyond the orthodox concept of a gas station, but more importantly, it gives... Read more
Morphing cafes into event spaces
NO, IT’S NOT REPURPOSING… IT’S ADDING NEW PURPOSE  Many of us resort to working out of the office sometimes, choosing to pop by the nearest café for its stimulating environment to get things done. More than just a coffee shop where working nomads are logged on to their laptops... Read more
Merchant’s Lane: Entertaining to a different tune
FROM HOUSING TEMPTRESSES TO HOUSING TEMPTING DELIGHTS, MERCHANT’S LANE PUTS ‘RE-PURPOSING’ UNDER A WHOLE NEW LIGHT BY Tan Hee Hui  Good food and an intriguing location in a former brothel make Merchant’s Lane a unique up-and-coming attraction in KL’s Chinatown. The restaurant, specialising in Asian-inspired comfort food, has an evocative setting... Read more