Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodle and Hill Street Tai Hwa Pork Noodle sell lunch dishes for less than USD2.00, but that's not a predictor of the food's quality, as both restaurants have been awarded Michelin stars for their cuisine.
I've eaten a fair amount of Singaporean street ood and never regretted it. Whatever else you can say about Singapore's ruthless authoritarianism, racial politics, censorship and reliance on the death penalty, it does have a magical combination of fantastic Asian chefs and diligent Singaporean public health standards.
Chan Hon Meng, owner of Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodle, said he was honored to receive the recognition as he cooked up treats for the extra customers.
Chan hopes his stall's success will encourage more young people to enter the hawker trade, which is starting to suffer from a lack of successors for the stalls, which are primarily run by elderly cooks.
Singapore street stalls make dining history with Michelin star
[Christophe van der Perre and Sophia Soo/Reuters]
(Image: Street food in food stalls on Bugis Street along New Bugis Street, Singapore., Jfkjaya, CC-BY-SA)
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