There’s fine dining and then there’s fine hawker dining. Chan Hon Meng owns the latter, one of just two humble food stalls in Singapore awarded with a coveted Michelin Star.
On the menu aren’t creations of gastronomical proportions though. Look beyond the hoards of people queuing up long before the store even opens and you’ll find Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice & Noodle, an eatery serving up the cheapest Michelin-starred food in the world – think starting from AU$2.50 and you’re on the mark.
What the Malaysian-born Chan serves up can only be described as an exacting art in the form of honest food honed over 35-years slugging it out in the kitchen. The documentary by Michelin Guide Singapore outlines this dedication and gives an insight into Chan’s inspiring story and how his signature recipe was refined.