14 May '18, 2am

Aloha Poke apologises for dead spider found in customer's salad bowl; closes Katong kitchen for 2 days

Aloha Poke apologises for dead spider found in customer's salad bowl; closes Katong kitchen for 2 days

SINGAPORE - Raw fish salad bar Aloha Poke has apologised after a customer found a large dead spider in her salmon poke bowl last Thursday (May 10). Mr John Chen, one of the co-founders of the home-grown eatery, told The Straits Times on Monday that the Katong kitchen where the Deliveroo order was prepared will also be closed for two days for thorough investigation and cleaning. On Friday, Facebook user Siew Ping wrote about her "amazing spiderman" experience in a post, which has since been shared widely online. She said that she ordered a Standard Nalu salmon bowl, comprising two scoops of marinated or seasoned raw fish, via food delivery service Deliveroo at about 9.30pm on Thursday with a friend. But while they were eating, they were shocked to find a dead spider, which was "limp and soaked with sauce, at the base" of her salad bowl. She added: "It wasn't small." When sh...

Full article: https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/aloha-poke-apologi...

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