14 Jun '11, 2am
【最新文章】 MOF's CEO did not have enough to eat Lor Mee:
It is hard to imagine when the well-groomed and stylish entrepreneur Lena Sim professed not only was she not born with a silver spoon, she was extremely poor. For those who are unfamiliar, Lena Sim is the owner of the casual Japanese food and dessert chain Ministry of Food (MOF), and Italian restaurant chain LENAS - suitably named after herself. Most would have thought that such successful business owners would have been daddy’s rich girl to begin with, but the 30-something CEO really worked all the way up, and hard. Her maternal grandmother was her only guardian, both of them staying in a rented one-room flat. Other than her grandmother’s fried egg with spring onions, the only childhood food she remembered was the Lor Mee at Redhill Blk 55. During her Primary School days, she would circle around the Lor Mee stall just to take a peek, but never had the money to eat it. “It...