With the opening of the convenience store Sol by Bespoke Dining Club, visitors to the island will no more need to lug around with them bottles of water and bags of food. The store stocks groceries like ready-to-grill food items and microwaveable ready-to-eat meals, among other things.
Mr Samuel Quan, 31, founder of Bespoke Dining Club, said: “I’ve always wanted to do something on this island, and try to bridge the gap between gourmet food and island dining.”
Mr Quan, who previously worked on private yachts, jets, and Michelin-starred restaurants, added that Sol will offer premium options like wagyu beef and Hokkaido pork, instead of the usual chicken and beef satay sticks.
It will also sell locally sourced produce like seafood from offshore fisheries, and herbs and vegetables from hydroponic and vertical farms in Singapore.
Getting supplies from local farms not only reduces the carbon footprint but also supports these businesses, he said.
published 2023-10-05 07:39:57