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
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 with Crispy Fried Chicken
Yan Ji Seafood Soup
Aaron was previously a banker who recently entered the hawker trade in 2016. He has partnered with the famous Marsiling Yan Ji Seafood Soup to set up a new stall at Old Airport Road.
Signature Dish: Seafood Soup
Pang Biau Juan
Biau Juan once owned a successful chicken rice chain. Unfortunately, due to mismanagement of funds and eventually accumulating a huge debt, he was forced to close down his business. He recently saved enough to open Mr Prawnie, serving fried Hokkien prawn noodles with seafood add-ons, including crab, lobster and crayfish.
Signature Dish: Flower Crab Combo Hokkien Mee
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 life around, the husband and wife duo opened Botak Delicacy, selling Cantonese porridge and braised pork rice.
Signature Dish: Handmade Meatball Porridge
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
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!