This particular post came to be because of the persistence of Ms R R Wong who wrote to me emphatically that I cannot allow this Durian season to pass me by without visiting 818 Durians for the ultimate Mao Shan Wang experience. From her long and detailed message, it would seem that the lady has […]
Abdhus Salam Rojak: The Indian Rojak Centre of Singapore!
The more senior readers amongst us will no doubt remember the Indian Rojak stalls that used to line Waterloo Street. I don’t think my dad ever brought me there to eat Indian Rojak, but I am sure that it must have been quite something for people to still talk about it so fondly! Another defunct […]
Tom’s Citizoom Mee Pok Tar: Passionate, Young Hawkers
There has been much talk lately about how we are going to be able to find enough hawkers to run the stalls in the new hawker centres that the NEA are planning to build. There is a lot of concern, in particular, about how the younger generation of Singaporeans are not keen on being Hawker […]
When the NEA recently announced that they will resume building new Hawker Centres, I heard some people remark that there was no use building Hawker Centres if there are no Hawkers to man the stalls. I guess it is natural to assume that most Gen Y Singaporeans would want to have a cushy executive type […]