Keto, gluten-free, vegan: Restaurants tweak menus in response to diet trends

Keto-friendly dishes can be found at Kitchen by Food Rebel in Telok Ayer, where the food is made with organic coconut oil, is dairy-free and free of refined sugar.
Keto-friendly dishes can be found at Kitchen by Food Rebel in Telok Ayer, where the food is made with organic coconut oil, is dairy-free and free of refined sugar.PHOTO: KITCHEN BY FOOD REBEL

SINGAPORE - Finance analyst Tan Jia Hui, 25, is a vegetarian who used to find it difficult choosing a restaurant when dining out with meat-loving friends. She says: "My friends are not keen on vegetarian restaurants and when we dine out at a non-vegetarian restaurant, I usually end up eating salads or fries."

But now, diners like Ms Tan can enjoy a wider variety of food choices as more restaurants are finding it worth their while to cater to diners who want vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free and even keto-friendly options.

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