The 1st ever Michelin-starred Hawker stall, this is a milestone for street food in the history of the Michelin Guide.
Chan Hon Meng, the man behind this small stall is on cloud nine. His Liao Fan Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodle which is an Hawker stall has been awarded a “One Star” rating in the newly launched Singapore Michelin Guide 2016. Due to its recognition, foodie around the world have been raving to try this hawker stall, the cheapest Michelin starred worldwide.
I am one of those foodie out there that’s been raving to try it! I added it in my Food Bucket list as soon as I’ve read about it in my Facebook news feed. As a resident from the Philippines, I couldn’t try it right away unless I booked an air ticket from the Philippines going to Singapore. I patiently waited until such time, me and my friends decided to have a South East Asia Trip and included Singapore as one of the country to visit. I immediately decided to include this in our itinerary.
I have a friend who is working in Singapore as a nurse. She already gave me a heads up that the queue would be very long since they tried going there but end up eating at another hawker stall because the queue was just too long.
Determined that I should try it, I decided that we will be there very early. Liao Fan opens at exactly 8:30 in the morning. We woke up around 5:30am to prepare and was at the hawker stall area by 7:30am. Though we were an hour early, there was already around 8 customers that were waiting in line. Still, it made us happy knowing that we will be one of those few customers to get a chance to eat it without lining too far.
While we were waiting, we munched on a local Singaporean Bread that was sold near the stall area, drank some local Teh Tarik ( hot milk tea beverage which can be commonly found in restaurants, outdoor stalls and kopi tiams within the Southeast Asian countries of Malaysia and Singapore.) and chatted our way while waiting for Liao Fan to open.
Once they opened, an usher will immediately guide each customer for there turn to order.
After a couple of minutes, it was our time to order. We were overjoyed by the prices of there menu considering it garnered a Michelin Star. How cheap? Well, let me tell you that one order only cost 2.50 SGD. That’s only about 90php! What a steal! We this pricing, we ordered three Soya Chicken with Rice plus a Pork Rib Rice and Soya Chicken with noodles as Extra. With generous servings Para lang kaming nag buffet. LOL And we were only 3 eating it! .😋😂
Personally, I have tasted few Soya Sauce Chicken rice both in the Philippines and even in Hong Kong, but honestly this is by far the best. No wonder this hawker stall got such recognition.😊
Describing it through words wont do much justice. So experience it for yourself.
If ever I’ll have the chance to be back in Singapore, I will definitely eat there again! Another bucket list to all the foodie out there.
Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodle 香港油雞飯麵
Blk 335, Smith Street #02-126, Chinatown Food Complex, Singapore 050335
Opening Hours: 10:30am to 7:00pm (Mon – Tues, Thurs – Fri), 8:30am to 7:00pm (Sat – Sun), Closed Wed