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[LIKE this to pledge your support for #OurHawkerCulture!] ⁣ ⁣ "We started our stalls here around the same time and that helped because we have that shared experience of the initial struggle of running a hawker stall. We would also test new recipes with each other and see how we can improve the flavours of our new dishes together. Thanks Hock Soon for showing me that the hawker community is a special one! May we both continue to succeed for future generations to enjoy." - Keith Koh, Lad & Dad ⁣ ⁣ Lad & Dad was started by Keith and Desmond Koh, a father and son duo who serve British comfort food in a Hawker Centre. A hawker's life is far from glamorous and he is glad to have the support of his neighbouring hawker, Hock Soon, who constantly looks out for him and even joins him to test out new recipes. Thank you Keith and Hock Soon for all that you do for Our Hawker Culture! ⁣ ⁣ Do you have a hawker you would like to thank? Share a post with the hashtags #OurHawkerCulture #ThankYouHawkers showing YOUR favourite hawker and why you would like to thank them! These hawker heroes deserve our appreciation. ⁣ ⁣ This is in support Singapore's nomination of Hawker Culture for UNESCO’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Stay tuned for more! ⁣ ⁣ Photo by: Liu Ying, @liuying.photos at LAD & DAD

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2 days ago

Need something refreshing on this hot day? Why not head down to your favourite hawker drink stall! ⁣ ⁣ Join our weekly contest to reward them with a personalised apron and $200 supermarket vouchers! You'll also win yourself an exclusive merchandise and a $100 @whyqsg voucher to get hawker food delivered to you island-wide 🇸🇬 ⁣ ⁣. 1. Post a photo of your favourite hawker/stall ⁣ 2. Share why you'd like to thank them ⁣ 3. Include #ourhawkerculture and #thankyouhawkers to qualify ⁣ ⁣. This week's contest ends tonight! Share your support for Singapore's UNESCO bid for Our Hawker Culture 🙌

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3 days ago

[LIKE this to pledge your support for #OurHawkerCulture!] ⁣ ⁣ "My father knew Mr Tan from the Hwee Kee stall a long time ago, and I really grew up eating at their stall. Their kway chap is the one I return to every time I feel like eating it, as it has a ‘traditional taste’ that’s hard to find these days. More than just my favourite hawkers, they have become a family friend, and it’s my turn to bring my wife and children here just like my dad brought me. Thank you Uncle and Aunty for feeding me through the years, and inspiring me to keep going! If you go to their stall often, do thank them by sharing a post on social media too!" - Tony Liew, Quan Ji Zi Char⁣ ⁣ Quan Ji Zi Char is currently helmed by Tony Liew. a third-generation hawker who took over his father’s business in 2004. Having been in the Hawker scene for 15 years, Tony acknowledges that the profession has its own set of challenges and he salutes pioneer hawkers like Mr and Mrs Tan, who have been selling kway chap at Hong Lim Food Centre since 1978. Thank you Tony, Mr and Mrs Tan for all that you do for Our Hawker Culture! ⁣ ⁣ Do you have a hawker you would like to thank? Share a post with the hashtags #OurHawkerCulture #ThankYouHawkers showing YOUR favourite hawker and why you would like to thank them! These hawker heroes deserve our appreciation. ⁣ ⁣ This is in support Singapore's nomination of Hawker Culture for UNESCO’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Stay tuned for more! ⁣ ⁣ Photo by: Liu Ying, @liuying.photos at Hong Lim Market & Food Centre

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4 days ago

Hey hawker hunters, recognise any of these young hawkers? 🤔 ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ These are our next-generation hawkers stepping up to the plate to continue their family’s legacies, with some even introducing their own innovative twists. It’s time we show our appreciation to these hawkers who are central to the future of Our Hawker Culture!⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Share a photo of your favourite Central Area hawker/stall and tell us why you’d like to thank them, with the hashtags #OurHawkerCulture #ThankYouHawkers 🙌⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ Check our highlights for the list of amazing prizes to be won by you AND your favourite hawker every week!⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ Koh Brother Pig’s Organ Soup, Tiong Bahru Market⁣⁣ Tang Kay Kee Fish Head Been Hoon, Hong Lim Food Centre⁣⁣ Three Good Guys, Golden Mile Food Centre⁣⁣ 75 Ah Balling Peanut Soup, Golden Mile Food Centre⁣⁣ A Noodle Story, Amoy Street Food Centre

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5 days ago

[LIKE this to pledge your support for  #OurHawkerCulture!] ⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ "My sister and I would like to thank my mother for teaching us everything we know and for letting us carry on her legacy. While she doesn’t do much cooking now, she still comes down to the stall to oversee things. Just the night before this, she slipped on the wet tiles and had to be rushed to the A&E. She still insisted on coming back today to be at the stall to make sure everything is alright. Her dedication to her food is so inspiring. Please thank my ma the next time you see her, it will really put a smile on her face!" - Kristen and Jill Choong, Ji Ji Wanton Noodle Specialist⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ Ji Ji Wanton Noodle Specialist was set up in 1965 by Madam Lai’s parents, and she has since passed the baton to her two daughters, Kristen and Jill Choong, who currently manage the day-to-day operations of the stall. Both sisters are deeply inspired by their mother’s dedication and they hope to preserve their family’s recipe and legacy. Thank you Madam Lai, Kristen and Jill for all that you do for Our Hawker Culture! ⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ Do you have a hawker you would like to thank? Share a post with the hashtags #OurHawkerCulture #ThankYouHawkers showing YOUR favourite hawker and why you would like to thank them! These hawker heroes deserve our appreciation.⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ This is in support Singapore's nomination of Hawker Culture for UNESCO’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Stay tuned for more! ⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ Photo by: Amrita Chandradas, @amritachandradas at Hong Lim Market & Food Centre

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6 days ago

It's the season of love and it's the perfect time to tell your bae, "Without you, I am kosong" !⁣ 💘 ⁣ To win this exclusive tote bag and $100 @whyqsg voucher, all you have to do is join our weekly contest! You'll also reward your favourite hawker with a personalised apron and $200 supermarket vouchers! ⁣ ⁣ 1. Post a photo of your favourite hawker stall⁣ 2. Share why you'd like to thank them⁣ 3. Include #ourhawkerculture and #thankyouhawkers to qualify⁣ ⁣ This week's contest has already started - and we are looking for your favourite Hawker in the Central area! Share your support for Singapore's UNESCO bid for Hawker Culture 🙌

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6 days ago

[WEEK THREE #CONTEST] Central foodies, where you at? 📢⁣ ⁣ ⁣ Tell us which hawker in Central you would like to thank and why, for a chance to win exclusive merchandise and vouchers for yourself AND your favourite hawker! All you have to do is:⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ 1. Post a photo of your favourite hawker stall and tag @SGHawkerCulture⁣⁣ 2. Tell us why you are thanking the hawker ⁣⁣ 3. Include #OurHawkerculture #ThankYouHawkers in your caption⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Contest ends on 18 February 2019, 2359hr, and one lucky winner will be selected. Good luck!⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ P.S. We’ll be hitting other spots around Singapore, so look out and stay tuned too!⁣⁣ --⁣⁣ This is in support Singapore's nomination of Hawker Culture for UNESCO’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

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7 days ago

[LIKE this to pledge your support for #OurHawkerCulture!] ⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ “It's really through the hard work of original hawkers like my father that we can enjoy the hawker culture we have today. It's been over 10 years since I took over the stall, and I cannot be more proud to be a hawker. Thank you Pa for inspiring me and trusting me to continue your legacy. I hope that future generations of Singapore can taste our family recipe! If you see my father around, do thank him!” - Mr Ang, 58 Minced Meat Noodle⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ 58 Minced Meat Noodle was founded in 1973 by Mr Ang’s Father. 2nd generation hawker, Mr Ang has been helping out at his father’s stall since he was a teenager until he finally took over about the business about 10 years ago to continue his father’s Bak Chor Mee legacy. Thank you Mr Ang, and Uncle for all that you do for Our Hawker Culture! ⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ Do you have a hawker you would like to thank? Share a post with the hashtags #OurHawkerCulture #ThankYouHawkers showing YOUR favourite hawker and why you would like to thank them! These hawker heroes deserve our appreciation. ⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ This is in support Singapore's nomination of Hawker Culture for UNESCO’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Stay tuned for more! ⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ Photo by: Brian Teo, @bt_photography.sg at 58 Minced Meat Noodle - 裕廊五十八肉脞面 - 58 Bak Chor Mee

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8 days ago

[LIKE this to pledge your support for #OurHawkerCulture!] ⁣ ⁣ “It’s a lot of hard work but there’s not a day that I’m not proud to be a hawker and to be able to continue what my parents have done. Thank you Ma for teaching me how to work hard, and always supporting my dreams to be a hawker! If you see my parents next time, please thank them and show your appreciation!” – Eugene Ng, Clementi Hong Kee Villa⁣ ⁣ Eugene’s first taste of hawker life began during his school days, when he used to help out at his father’s Hong Xing Li Hainanese Chicken Rice stall to earn some pocket money. Upon completing his National Service, he decided to continue on his father’s chicken rice legacy, which was made possible with the financial support of his mother, a fellow hawker who sells Satay Bee Hoon right behind his stall! Thank you Eugene, Mdm Tham and Nr Ng for all that you do for Our Hawker Culture!⁣ ⁣ Do you have a hawker you would like to thank? Share a post with the hashtags #OurHawkerCulture #ThankYouHawkers showing YOUR favourite hawker and why you would like to thank them! These hawker heroes deserve our appreciation. ⁣ ⁣ This is in support Singapore's nomination of Hawker Culture for UNESCO’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Stay tuned for more! ⁣ ⁣ Photo by: Amrita Chandradas, @amritachandradas at Clementi Hong Kee Villa (Hong Xing Li Hainanese Chicken Rice)

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9 days ago

From just a hawker and customer, to a sweet friendship 😊⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Hey West-siders, let your favourite hawker know how much you appreciate them and their hard work! Join our weekly contest to reward them with a personalised apron and $200 supermarket vouchers! You'll also win yourself exclusive merchandise and a $100 @whyqsg voucher to get hawker food delivered to you island-wide 🇸🇬⁣⁣ .⁣⁣ 1. Post a photo of your favourite hawker stall⁣⁣ 2. Share why you'd like to thank them⁣⁣ 3. Include #ourhawkerculture and #thankyouhawkers to qualify⁣⁣ .⁣⁣ This week's contest ends tonight! Share your support for Singapore's UNESCO bid for Hawker Culture 🙌 at Jurong West Hawker Centre

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10 days ago

[LIKE this to pledge your support for #OurHawkerCulture!]⁣ ⁣ “I think my hawker life started when I was young when my parents started their first hawker stall. Growing up, I watched them pour their hearts into perfecting their fried carrot cake and char kway teow. So when I was making a career change, I knew this was what I wanted to do - to preserve Singapore’s hawker culture and bring it to the next generation. Thank you Pa and Ma for letting me carry on your good work!” – Walter Tay, Father & Son.⁣ ⁣ Father & Son started in 2015 when Walter Tay left his corporate suit-and-tie job and started the stall selling Carrot Cake and Hokkien Mee with his father. It's all in the family, so some days you get a mixture like Mother & Son! Thank you Walter and family for doing all that you do for Our Hawker Culture!⁣ ⁣ Do you have a hawker you would like to thank? Share a post with #OurHawkerCulture showing YOUR favourite hawker and why you would like to thank them! These hawker heroes deserve our appreciation.⁣ ⁣ This is in support Singapore's nomination of Hawker Culture for UNESCO’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Stay tuned for more!⁣ ⁣ Photo by: Amrita Chandradas, @amritachandradas at Bukit Panjang Hawker Centre & Market

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12 days ago

TGIF! Enjoying your makan session at the hawker centre? Remember to join our weekly contest to share a post and say #ThankYouHawkers for being the heart of #OurHawkerCulture ♥️ . Keep a look out for us as we visit your favourite hawker centres around the island!

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13 days ago

[WEEK TWO #CONTEST] We are heading to the West this time round!📢⁣ ⁣ Westies, tell us which hawker you would like to thank and why, for a chance to win exclusive merchandise and vouchers for yourself AND your favourite hawker! All you have to do is:⁣ ⁣ 1. Snap a photo at your favourite hawker stall and tag @SGHawkerCulture⁣ 2. Tell us why you are thanking the hawker ⁣ 3. Include #OurHawkerculture #ThankYouHawkers in your caption⁣ ⁣ Contest ends on 11 February 2019, 2359hr, and one lucky winner will be selected. Good luck!⁣ ⁣ P.S. We’ll be hitting other spots around Singapore, so look out and stay tuned too!⁣ --⁣ This is in support Singapore's nomination of Hawker Culture for UNESCO’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

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14 days ago

[LIKE this to pledge your support for #OurHawkerCulture!]⁣ ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ "Sometimes I'm not sure if he fell in love with me or the food first. But either way, I didn't expect him to change his careers to take up the life of a hawker too! It's been six years since, and I'm so proud of the hard work he puts in every day from the time he wakes up at 6am." - Elizabeth, Wow Wow West⁣ ⁣⁣ ⁣ Jayden was a regular customer at Elizabeth's parents original stall in Redhill when he asked her out, and they got married shortly after. He has since quit his full-time job to continue the legacy of Wow Wow West alongside his wife and in laws. Thank you Jayden and Elizabeth for all that you do for Our Hawker Culture!⁣ ⁣⁣ ⁣ Do you have a hawker you would like to thank? Share a post with #OurHawkerCulture showing YOUR favourite hawker and why you would like to thank them! These hawker heroes deserve our appreciation.⁣ ⁣⁣ ⁣ This is in support Singapore's nomination of Hawker Culture for UNESCO’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Stay tuned for more!⁣ ⁣⁣ ⁣ Photo by: Liu Ying, @liuying.photos at Wow Wow West Genuine

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16 days ago

Best cure for Monday blues? A visit to our favorite hawker 👍🥰 . Join our weekly contest to reward your favourite hawker with a personalised apron and $200 supermarket vouchers! You'll also walk away with exclusive merchandise and a $100 @whyqsg voucher to get hawker food delivered to you island-wide 🇸🇬 . 1. Post a photo of your favourite hawker stall 2. Share why you'd like to thank them 3. Include #ourhawkerculture and #thankyouhawkers to qualify . First contest ends tonight! Share your support for Singapore's UNESCO bid for Hawker Culture 🙌

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18 days ago

Hey East-siders, recognise any of these hawkers? 🤔 You’ll find them at Old Airport Road Food Centre, one of the oldest and largest hawker centres!⁣ ⁣ From pioneer to next-generation hawkers, our delicious makan memories are all thanks to them! If you have any East-side hawkers you’d like to thank for serving up your favourite food, now’s the perfect time. Share a photo of the hawker/stall and tell us why you’d like to thank them, with the hashtags #OurHawkerCulture #ThankYouHawkers 🙌 ⁣ Check our highlights for the list of amazing prizes to be won by you AND your favourite hawker every week!⁣ ⁣ Cho Kee Noodle, #01-04⁣ Jun Yuan House Of Fish, #01-69⁣ BNR Coffee & Tea, #01-33⁣ Western Barbeque #01-53⁣ SALT.oldairport, #01-128

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20 days ago

[WEEK ONE #CONTEST] Calling all East-siders!📢⁣ ⁣ Tell us which hawker in the East you would like to thank and why, for a chance to win exclusive merchandise and vouchers for yourself AND your favourite hawker! ⁣ ⁣ 1. Snap a photo at your favourite hawker stall and tag @SGHawkerCulture⁣ 2. Tell us why you are thanking the hawker ⁣ 3. Include #OurHawkerculture #ThankYouHawkers in your caption ⁣ ⁣ Contest ends on 4 February 2019, 2359hr, and one lucky winner will be selected. Good luck! ⁣ ⁣ P.S. We’ll be hitting other spots around Singapore, so look out and stay tuned too!⁣ -- This is in support Singapore's nomination of Hawker Culture for UNESCO’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

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21 days ago

[ #CONTEST] Have you ever looked at someone and thought, “Without you, I am kosong”?⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Well, that’s how we feel about our favourite hawkers, who are central to Our Hawker Culture!⁣ ⁣⁣Here’s the perfect chance for you to thank your favourite hawkers and win special prizes for them AND you! All you have do is:⁣ ⁣ 1. Snap a photo at your favourite hawker stall and tag @SGHawkerCulture⁣⁣ 2. Tell us why you are thanking the hawker ⁣⁣ 3. Include #OurHawkerculture #ThankYouHawkers in your caption ⁣ ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Up for grabs every week are:⁣ ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ - Customised apron for your favourite hawker⁣⁣⁣ - $200 supermarket vouchers for your favourite hawker⁣⁣⁣ - Exclusive tote bags (choose from 3 designs)⁣⁣⁣ - A set of placemat and coasters specially for your hawker food⁣⁣⁣ - $100 @whyqsg credits to have your favourite food from over 2000 hawkers delivered to you island-wide for lunch and dinner⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Check out our page for weekly contest details!⁣⁣

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