Come to my house for dinner: Private dining takes off, with home chefs booked up for months

Dining at a stranger's home has caught on here, with diners saying they like the privacy and attention

When 32-year-old Alvin Lim met four friends for dinner about a month ago, they headed not to a restaurant or a hawker centre.

Instead, they went to a four-room Housing Board (HDB) flat in Chua Chu Kang, where senior accounts executive Jesper Chia cooked them a nine-course meal and served it in his living room.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on November 18, 2018, with the headline 'Come to my house for dinner'. Subscribe