28 Apr '18, 5pm

Why food at Geylang Serai Bazaar 2018 will get more gimmicky & expensive

Why food at Geylang Serai Bazaar 2018 will get more gimmicky & expensive

Fans of the Geylang Serai Bazaar will be delighted to know that 2018’s edition will be bigger than previous years’ affairs. It will take place from May 12 to June 14. Advertisement This can only mean one thing: More Instagrammable foods that look better than they taste. Here is a sprinkling of the stuff we spotted at the bazaar in 2017: Skyrocketing prices Aside from the gimmicky products on sale, you can also expect the prices of things at the bazaar to increase as well. According to a source who has been renting booths at the bazaar every year, the monthly cost to rent a booth has been increasing steadily year-on-year. For example, booths located along Onan Road used to cost S$15,000 for one month’s rental in 2016. It has been increasing by about S$1,000 each year. Advertisement According to Berita Mediacorp (article in Malay), this year’s record is S$20,000 for a 3m-by-...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/04/geylang-serai-bazaar-expens...

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