19 May '11, 8am

Is this nasi lemak worth S$8.30? | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! News

Is this nasi lemak worth S$8.30? | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! News

Nasi Lemak at Punggol Nasi Lemak that costs $8.30. (Yahoo! Photo) This plate of nasi lemak had a drumstick, two sardines, an egg, some peanuts and anchovies. Its price: S$8.30. The local fare was served at a nasi lemak stall along Upper Serangoon Road with a long queue of hungry customers at 10:30 pm. While the food was delicious, does it warrant a price tag of S$8.30? A plate of nasi lemak usually costs between S$3 to S$6, depending on the dishes picked. Many Yahoo! Singapore readers debated on Facebook on whether the price was reasonable. Some justified that this is a sign of Singapore's rising inflation. Teo Buay Hiang said, "Inflation!!! Rental and cost of food and oil are rocket high therefore high price. Hope our new Minister for MND will help to bring rental down and AVA which is under his wing too, to bring the cost of food down." "Inflation aside, some of these ha...

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