The chefs and owners of Urban Hawker, an ambitious Singaporean food court that opened this week in Midtown, has offered to hire immigrants, including some refugees and asylum seekers, who are flown to New York City every day from Texas, New York Daily News reports. What began in April when Texas Governor Greg Abbott sent 9,000 immigrants to New York City is now a flood, with Texas officials angered by the Biden administration’s immigration policies that sent nine buses of 40 to 50 immigrants per bus to the Port Authority by mid Sunday day, New York Post mentioned. Nearly 25 emergency hotels have been used for housing Mail reports.
Celebrity Singaporean chef KF Seetoh, who has brought over 11 chefs from Singapore to manage the food court at 135 W. 50th Street in Midtown, posted on Instagram that the Singapore hawkers at Urban Hawker are “happy to hire if they are keen and allowed.” Urbanspace has teamed up with Seetoh on the project he dreamed of with Anthony Bourdain at the World Street Food Congress in Singapore in 2013.
New York Times drops ‘America’s Best Restaurants’ list
Here are the restaurants you’ll be seeing more on Instagram this month: List of long-running places open plus new ones that have opened The New York Times excited about. in New York, among them the vibrant newcomer from South India in the village of Greenwich Simma, brother of Damaka; The Michelin-starred Musket Room; Zoab Zaab, the Thai darling that opened in April and is already expanding; Little Mad, Chef Sol Han’s fun Korean American tasting menu spot, and Bonnie the impossible-to-get Chinese-American party venue in Brooklyn.
Amazon makes employees share bread
A former Amazon employee claims workers were forced to share cake at employee meetings due to budget constraints New York Post reports. Documented in an email thread between two dozen former Amazon workers who have since left to work at Google, employees are allegedly told managers don’t have enough money to order bread for everyone. Another worker was reprimanded for keeping grain in office kitchens for “not representing an economic mindset”, while another worker was asked to “seek donations” that would allow them to continue the practice of stocking the kitchen with grain. Amazon owner Jeff Bezos is considered one of the richest people in the world, with a net worth of $146 billion, according to Forbes.
New Yorkers still go home early
The closing time is still earlier than the pre-pandemic time, and The New York Times He confirms, a phenomenon that has been recorded online since restaurants reopened. Restaurants that used to host post-theatre meals and others that were open 24 hours a day close early due to high crime rates, outrageously intoxicated customers, fewer tourists and staff shortages.