MICHELIN Guide adds 6 hawkers, including Maxwell oyster cake & Chef Kang’s wanton mee

Quality food, rich stories and affordable prices? Ask any local or tourist and they’ll tell you that Singapore’s hawker food scene is an attraction in and of itself. ‘Eat hawker food’ among the must-dos on our sunny island.

On that note, let us rejoice. As of Mar 20246 hawker stalls have been added to the MICHELIN Guide Singapore. That’s another 6 whole reasons to be ever so proud of our humble hawkers.

According to the MICHELIN website, MICHELIN Guide inclusions encompass restaurants—or stalls—that an Inspector deems “too good to keep a secret”. Right on! Let’s get into the list.

1. Maxwell Fuzhou Oyster Cake

Maxwell Fuzhou Oyster Cake - Stallfront & Oyster Cake
Maxwell Fuzhou Oyster Cake - Stallfront & Oyster Cake

Maxwell Fuzhou Oyster Cake needs no introduction. Selling just the titular Fuzhou Oyster Cake (S$2.50 per piece), this mainstay of Maxwell Food Centre is what you’d call a one-dish wonder. Chock-full of meat encased in a crispy fragrant batter, these famed Oyster Cakes have earned the stall numerous accolades. The latest addition to this already-abundant collection plastered over its front is tThe iconic red and white MICHELIN sticker.

1 Kadayanallur St, Maxwell Food Centre, #01-05, Singapore 069184
Mon to Sat: 9am – 8pm
Closed on Sun

2. Chef Kang’s Noodle House

Chef Kang's Noodle House - Wanton Noodles & Char Siew
Chef Kang's Noodle House - Wanton Noodles & Char Siew

Chef Kang’s Noodle House is helmed by Chef Ang Song Kang behind MICHELIN-starred Cantonese restaurant Chef Kang’s. The Noodle House itself isn’t entirely new to the MICHELIN Guide, having been listed back in 2019. A warm welcome back, though!

This stall may be tucked away in a nondescript Toa Payoh canteen but it is renowned for their delicious take on wanton mee. Their signature Noodle with Char Siew and Wanton (S$7) features slices of succulent pork belly char siew atop springy “jook sing” noodles imported from Hong Kong.

11 Lor 3 Toa Payoh, Jackson Square, Block C, Singapore 319579
+65 8280 2782
Mon to Fri: 8am – 4pm
Sat & Sun: 8am – 3pm
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3. Jason Penang Cuisine

Jason Penang Cuisine - Penang Assam Laksa
Jason Penang Cuisine - Penang Assam Laksa

Penang-born chef Jason Khaw showcases his hometown’s rich culinary heritage in his ABC Brickworks Market stall, Jason Penang Cuisine. The humble stall’s menu includes the best of Penang, with the likes of Penang Char Kway Teow (S$4/S$5/S$6) and Penang Prawn Noodles (S$4/S$5).

The stall’s specialty is none other than Penang Assam Laksa (S$4/S$5), with a tangy and aromatic yellowtail fish broth that, as the MICHELIN Guide describes, “works magic” with the noodles.

6 Jalan Bukit Merah, ABC Brickworks Market & Food Centre, #01-112, Singapore 15006
Wed to Sun: 11am – 2pm & 5.30pm – 8pm
Closed on Mon & Tue
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4. Zheng Zhi Wen Ji Pig’s Organ Soup

Zheng Zhi Wen Ji Pig's Organ Soup - Pig's Liver & Kidney Soup, Braised Meats

Zheng Zhi Wen Ji Pig’s Organ Soup may not be the most well-known pig’s organ soup stall out there, but hey! They’re certainly no less deserving of the MICHELIN Guide listing they’ve earned.

This Clementi 448 Food Centre stall offers a myriad of pork-centric options such as Pig Organ Soup (S$5)Braised Pig Trotter (S$6) and Kway Chap (S$4.50). Of that selection, the MICHELIN Guide expressed the  most praise for the Pig’s Liver & Kidney Mee Sua (S$5.50) and its perfectly cooked offal and stellar herbal broth.

448 Clementi Ave 3, Clementi 448 Food Centre, #01-26, Singapore 120448

5. Song Fish Soup

Song Fish Soup - Stallfront & Fish Maw Double Fish Soup

Also situated in Clementi 448 Food Centre is Song Fish Soup. The stall’s key offering is none other than one of Singaporeans’ favourite comfort foods: fish soup. , paired with rice or bee hoon.

If the MICHELIN Guide recommends the Fish Maw Double Fish Soup (S$7/S$9), you get the Fish Maw Double Fish Soup. The comforting soup stars a medley of sliced fish, fried fish and fish maw, giving you the best of all worlds. You should definitely have it with milk.

There are fish head, clam and shrimp options as well — they truly offer it all.

448 Clementi Ave 3, Clementi 448 Food Centre, Singapore 120448
Mon to Sat: 10.30am – 2pm & 5pm – 8pm
Closed on Sun

6. Jin Hua

Jin Hua - Fish Soup

Last but certainly not least is another fish soup stall, Jin Hua, located in Old Airport Road Food Centre. Don’t be deterred the perpetually long queue — it moves quickly thanks to the stall-owners’ efficient service!

You have the option of Sliced Fish Bee Hoon with Milk (S$5.50/S$6), Fried Fish Bee Hoon with Milk (S$5.50/S$6.50) and Fried Fish Head Bee Hoon with Milk (S$8) at Jin Hua. Their MSG-free fish soup is the perfect fix for anyone who hates feeling thirsty after enjoying a hearty bowl of soup.

51 Old Airport Rd, Old Airport Food Centre, #01-120, Singapore 390051
Tue to Thu, Sun: 11.30am – 7.30pm
Fri: 11.30am – 3pm & 5pm – 7.30pm
Sat: 11.30am – 9pm
Closed on Mon

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