With approximately 14,000 hawker stalls across the country, the hawker culture’s gamut of affordable ethnic fare represents Singapore’s multiracial society. Cheap street food in the city has flourished since the 1800’s, when Singapore started thriving as an entrepôt; with permanent food stalls serving a variety of cuisines and shared seating areas, hawker centres are now dotted throughout the city and have become a staple in Singapore’s famed foodie scene, gaining international recognition.
Evelyn Chen’s Hawker Haunts
Embark on a marvellous journey that all foodies would dream of as you sample a range of local delicacies.
Chilli crab, laksa, cereal prawn are only a small portion of the delicious Singapore hawker food that you will be trying in this culinary adventure, led by one of Singapore’s most esteemed foodies.
Hawker centres are now dotted throughout the city and have become a staple in Singapore’s famed foodie scene, gaining international recognition.
Born and raised in Singapore, Evelyn Chen has become synonymous with the city’s burgeoning food scene; in addition to being a well-known food journalist, blogger, and social media influencer, Evelyn is one of the regional academy chairs for World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards. On Evelyn Chen’s Hawker Haunts, you will be escorted by Evelyn herself on a hawker centre crawl across Singapore.
The foodie adventure would not be complete without having a taste of Singapore’s prized fruit; the Durian. The name “durian” was derived from the Malay word for thorns, duri. The taste has often been described as a buttery custard flavoured with almonds, intermingled with wafts of flavour that call to mind cream cheese, onion sauce, brown sherry and other incongruities. You’ll either love it or hate it!