Mei Ji Fishball Noodles: #OurHawkerCulture The Kampung Spirit!
The kampung spirit is still alive and well in our hawker centres! I met with Philip Tan recently who has been selling fishball noodles at Bukit Merah Food Centre since 1980 and he related some fascinating stories of how the hawkers, about half of whom have been there for almost four decades, behave almost like one big extended family.
Nan Heng Hainanese Chicken Rice: Mom and Pop Chicken Rice
Unlike Char Kway Teow, Chicken Rice is one dish that will continue to prosper. There is by far many more good Chicken Rice stalls in Singapore than any other hawker dish. This is probably because the dish appeals to people from all ages, from kids to senior folk and because of its ability to be […]
Day Night Fried Kway Teow: The Search for the last Char Kway Teow Men!
With the publication of my book, “The End of Char Kway Teow”, this particular hawker dish has suddenly become an icon for endangered hawker dishes. So I am on a mission to find the last of the Char Kway Teow men and in particular, I am hoping to find some Gen Y Char Kway Teow […]