Will 'Asean airplane food' restaurants take off in South-east Asia?

The Mid Valley Megamall in Kuala Lumpur has more than 100 restaurants, cafes and snack stands to meet every kind of craving. As of this month, that list includes a novel and seemingly quixotic option: Santan, a cafe that serves airplane food in cardboard boxes.

As restaurant concepts go, "quick airplane food" isn't an obvious winner.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 03, 2020, with the headline 'Will 'Asean airplane food' restaurants take off in S-E Asia?'. Subscribe