While Mr Jack Ong, 31, was lining up to buy chwee kueh, the hawker told him that business had been bad during the circuit breaker period.
SINGAPORE - The world of fine-dining is a universe apart from hawker centres and mass-market eateries - or so many people would think.
The nomination includes letters, photographs and videos demonstrating community support for the bid.
SINGAPORE - No need to panic. Popular wonton noodle eatery Eng's Noodles is not closing down.
SINGAPORE - After three years at an auditing firm, Ng Qin Rong toyed with the idea of becoming a vegetarian rice bowl hawker.
Potatoes, cucumbers and carrots - none is a match for the $2,000 commercial-grade vegetable cutter from Spain, which can slice up to 300kg of vegetables in an hour.
SINGAPORE - More help for aspiring and current hawkers was unveiled on Monday (Oct 9): a one-stop information centre and the launch of a productivity grant first announced in March.
Even on his final journey, rojak master Lim Ngak Chew, 71, found a way to be near his popular Balestier Road Hoover Rojak stall at Whampoa Makan Place.
Forget about sweating in long queues at hawker centres. You can tuck into hawker delights in the comfort of your home or office with just a few clicks on the computer.
He is a familiar face in the coffee shop at Block 132, Jalan Bukit Merah, and part of a shrinking group of masters skilled in whipping up char kway teow.