Desmond Koh Seng Yip
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: Fried Rice
Lawrence Loh Jia Yoong
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 Noodles
Yam Mee Teochew Fishball Noodles
A third-generation hawker and a recent graduate, Anthea wants to take her grandmother's business to greater heights.
Signature Dishes: Fishball Minced Meat Noodles, Laksa
Er Shengyi Lois
Wonderfull Nasi Lemak
Lois was a graphic designer before starting her stall selling nasi lemak and economical beehoon with her father. The father-daughter team chose to cook nasi lemak because it's their favourite dish.
Signature Dish: Nasi Lemak
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: Sous-vide Chicken with Creamy Mushroom Sauce
Chow Kooi Yew
Kooi Yew became unemployed when the company he was working at went bankrupt. That spurred him to start his own hawker business serving traditional and healthy - yes, healthy - Assam Laksa from Perak, Malaysia.
Signature Dish: Perak Assam Laksa
Jia Le Yong Tau Foo
Previously a banker for 10 years, Pamela wants to continue her mother's two long-time hawker stalls, selling Yong Tau Foo.
Signature Dish: Yong Tau Foo
Ngoh Jook Guan
Jook Guan suffered a heart attack in 2015, while his wife Ivy, was retrenched at around the same time. To turn their lives around, the husband and wife duo opened Botak Delicacy, selling Cantonese porridge and braised pork rice
Signature Dishes: Cantonese Porridge, Braised Pork Rice
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: Nasi Lemak
Lim Boon Hong
Boon Heng and his partner resigned from their jobs to pursue their culinary passion. They hope to bring authentic fishball noodles from his hometown in Yong Peng, Malaysia, to Singapore.
Signature Dish: Authentic Yong Peng Fishball Noodles
Tan Wee Yang
Ah Tan Wings
Wee Yang left his job in accounting and sales to start his career in the F&B industry. He seeks to bring a more international mix into the local hawker scene to target the millennial generation. Currently, he serves mainly crispy prawn paste chicken wings.
Signature Dish: Fried Chicken Wings (Har Cheong Kai)
Tasty Street – Our Little Red Dot
A graduate from Temasek Polytechnic's culinary school, Edward wants to bring healthy, quality food to the mass market at an affordable price. His signature dishes are locally-influenced rice bowls with premium ingredients — such as Iberico pork and Wagyu beef.
Signature Dish: Iberico Lor Bah
Sung Way Xiong
Way Xiong plans to include more food items in his stall, increasing the food variety offered. Currently, he specialises in economical beehoon and nasi lemak.
Signature Dishes: Economical Beehoon, Nasi Lemak
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: Desserts
Elizabeth is an ex-civil servant who took over her mother’s Indian food stall which has now closed. She has also previously served at a school canteen and has experience in the catering business. Chinese Nasi Lemak is her specialty.
Signature Dish: Signature Chinese Nasi Lemak
Voyeurs of a new musical frontier, the Astronauts galvanise old-school RnB with slick new age funk.
Formed in June 2016, the band is a quintet of like-minded musicians brought together by the love of all things funky and soulful. Within the next year, the boys released their debut single “Get Close” along with its accompanying music video.
Following their success, the Astronauts continue to shake up the music scene. Having recently opened for Tim
DeCotta’s “Warrior” album launch, the band has and is slated to play at various noteworthy local festivals.
To date, the band has shared the stage with notable artists such as Charlie Lim, Disco Hue and Stopgap.
Rocketing for the future, the Astronauts are currently working to release their debut EP.
HubbaBubbas is a three piece post-acoustic band, consisting of frontwoman Stephanie, guitarist Ryan and beatboxer Mervyn. Mixing their quirky writing style with an unconventional setup, they combine and draw inspiration from their diverse musical influences to create an unorthodox sound that twists genres and defies conventions. With their electrifying energy and great vibes on stage, HubbaBubbas perform covers of songs ranging from R&B, Pop, Hip-Hop to Jazz, as well as their own originals.
Known for their unique sound, they have been invited to perform for countless local and international events such as the SEA Games 2015 Opening Ceremony, the Singapore Night Festival, World Blood Donor Day and the Istana Open House. HubbaBubbas were also invited to write a song, which they titled “Dancing On The World” for the SEA Games 2015 album, “Songs of the Games”. Champions of the Budweiserʼs Made for Music 2013 competition and graduates of NOISE The Music Mentorship 2014 programme by the National Arts Council, they have performed at The Esplanade for the Noise Music Festival and “All You Need Is Love” festival.
They have recently released their chart topping 5 track EP ‘Amy(gdala)ʼ on iTunes and Spotify with a sold out release party, and they are moving on to greater heights with their music and showmanship.
Nearest station: Bugis MRT [EW12/DT14]
Drop-off at Tan Quee Lan Street
You can find parking spaces along Tan Quee Lan Street,
Liang Seah Street and at Bugis Junction
Stop at North Bridge Road: 61, 851, 7, 32, 51, 63, 80, 145, 175 & 197
Stop at Rochor Road: 48 & 57
Stop at Beach Road: 961, 980, 57, 100 & 107
Stop at Victoria Street: 2, 12, 33, 51, 61, 130, 133, 145 & 960