Hawkers without online delivery in the East
The on-and-off bans on dining-in, in midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, have hit the F&B industry hard. While many of us have taken to getting our meals and provisions delivered, many hawkers have fallen by the wayside, with elderly, illiterate hawkers taking the worst hits to their businesses. If you’re an Eastie, here are 10 hawkers without online delivery in the East for you to support when you next head out for your dapao.
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Breakfast doesn’t get any more comforting than youtiao and coffee, or youtiao in soya milk. If you’re in the Tampines area, get your dough fritter fix at Delisnacks, purveyor of youtiao, butterfly buns, sesame balls, nian gao, curry puffs, and more! What’s more, their offerings are halal, and vegetarian-friendly.
Address: Blk 137 Tampines St 11, #01-01, Tampines Round Market and Food Centre, Singapore 522137
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 5:30am-1:30pm
2. Zhenguang Wantan Noodles
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We last featured Zhenguang Wantan Noodles in our Haig Road Market & Food Centre guide, but this 50-year-old stall is not on any delivery platform. Get your hands on some of their super old-school Wonton Mee ($3/$4), where the char siew is still roasted in-store.
Address: 14 Haig Road, #01-67, Haig Road Market & Cooked Food Centre, Singapore 430014
Opening hours: Wed-Mon 6am to 3pm
3. Tian Seng Fried Prawn Mei
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Tian Seng Fried Prawn Mei has dished up fried hokkien mee ($3/$5) for more than 10 years. The fried hokkien mee here is of the dry variety, and features thin bee hoon. It’s said to be full of wok