Orchard Road car park food centre, 1977


This 1977 photograph shows a food centre at an open-air carpark next to Specialist's Shopping Centre in Orchard Road, popularly known as Glutton's Square. The picture depicts the rows of makeshift food stalls selling a variety of Chinese, Indian and Malay food. People in the carpark are either queuing for food or eating. The tables and stools for patrons are typical of such open-air food centres during the 1970s. Title devised by Library staff.

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From the Paul Piollet Collection. All Rights Reserved. Paul Piollet and National Library Board Singapore 2012.

Subjects
  • Architecture and Landscape>>Streets and Places
  • Ethnic Communities>>Food
  • Commerce and Industry>>Labour and Employment>>Vanishing Trades
  • Street-food vendors--Singapore--Photographs
  • Lifestyles--Singapore--Photographs
  • Food habits--Singapore--Photographs

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