In an effort to support Singapore’s street food culture, the Tiger Street Food Support Fund brings together new and aspiring hawkers from all walks of life. Learn their stories, support their business and keep our hawker heritage alive.
SUPPORT OUR HAWKERS
Raymond serves up a range of modern western food with a local twist. His signature dish is a sous-vide chicken with creamy mushroom sauce and herb fried rice. As a student turned hawker entrepreneur, he wants to serve as an example for all young people to not be afraid to pursue their passion.
Signature Dish: Salted Egg Yolk Chicken Pasta
Jia Xiang Nasi Lemak
Kenneth used to work in the IT and software industry before becoming an entrepreneur. His kitchen tucked away in a corner in CT Hub offers authentic Nyonya cuisine as well as Nasi Kerabu — blue Nasi Lemak cooked with butterfly pea flower, usually found in Northern Malaysia. He learnt the recipe from his grandmother in his hometown in Kedah, Malaysia.
Signature Dish: Butterfly Pea Nasi Lemak
Fried Rice UNeed
Desmond Koh is a taxi driver turned hawker entrepreneur. He started his business at age 51, and spent 2 years perfecting his extensive fried rice menu. With up to 25 varieties and different combinations, if it’s fried rice you need, you’ll find it at Fried Rice UNeed.
Signature Dish: Char Siew and Shrimp Fried Rice
Delicious, fresh, and big prawns. That’s what you’ll find at Lawrence’s Prawn Village. Lawrence used to serve in the Republic of Singapore Navy and recently ventured into the F&B industry with his business partner. His prawn noodles recipe originates from Penang, Malaysia.
Signature Dish: Prawn Village Noodles
Famous Eunos Bak Chor Mee
Previously working in the banking industry, Jie Wei is a sixth-generation hawker continuing his family’s Bak Chor Mee legacy. He learnt his minced meat noodle recipe from his family, which also owns the famous Bedok 85 Bak Chor Mee.
Signature Dish: Bak Chor Mee
Au Tai Yang
Thong Sum Hot & Cold Desserts
Taiyang has always wanted to be a chef and finally left his MNC job last year to pursue his passion in cooking. He trained in Guangzhou for 3 months to learn from the best, and currently sells Chinese soup desserts.
Signature Dish: Snow Fungus with Red Date Soup
TIGER STREET FOOD FESTIVAL
On 22.9.2017, we held our inaugural Tiger Street Food Festival, featuring the hawkers of the Tiger Street Food Fund 2017. As part of our efforts to support the hawker trade, over $72,000 was raised for the next wave of hawkers. We hope you enjoyed the food, beer, and performances and we look forward to seeing you at the next Tiger Street Food Festival!