“The cheapest Michelin meal in the world” Liao Fan Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodle has gone on to open its 2nd restaurant.

The humble hawker stall at Chinatown literally received stardom when it was awarded one Michelin star in the Singapore Michelin Guide 2016.

This time, “Hawker Chan” can be found at 18 Tai Seng Street, a few steps away from Tsuta Ramen, opposite Tim Ho Wan. You can literally eat 3 different stars a day, in a way.

Prices still remain very affordable, with most items $5.00 and below, making it a suitable place for the family for a casual meal out.

The signature Soya Sauce Chicken Rice is priced at $3.80. Other offerings include Soya Sauce Chicken Noodle ($4.50), Soya Sauce Chicken Hor Fun ($4.50), Roasted Pork Rice ($4.50), Char Siew Rice ($4.00) and Pork Ribs Rice ($4.00).

A whole Soya Sauce Chicken is priced at $25.00, while half cost $13.00.

I add the disclaimer that perhaps you shouldn’t come here expecting “Michelin” quality food. After all, it was the hawker stall at Smith Street that received the star, not the air-conditioned eateries.

Ordering works on a self-service electronic system, and I thought the placement of tables made the space cramped, and hard for walking at certain sections. Do not sit near the entrance if you have the chance.

While I was blown away by the food at the hawker stall, mass production and diversification might have affected quality here.

The Soya Sauce Chicken Rice $3.00 (I added char siew for $3.00) wasn’t as tasty, lacked that aromatic oily scent, and rice was cooked slightly wet.

I read some reviews commenting that the Soya Sauce Chicken Noodle ($4.50) was too salty, and I had to agree with them. Like, what happened?

To be fair, the meats still retained about 60 – 70% of the quality I experienced last year, with the chicken still being slippery on its skin, with a tender yet firm bite.

Liao Fan Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodle – Tai Seng
18 Tai Seng Street #01-02 Singapore 539775
Opening Hours: 11:00am – 9:00pm

Liao Fan Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodle – Smith Street
78 Smith Street Singapore 059872
Opening Hours: 11:00am – 9:00pm

Hawker Stall: 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

Other Related Entries
Liao Fan Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodle (Smith Street)
Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodle (Chinatown Food Complex)
Tsuta Ramen (Tai Seng)
Char Restaurant (Jalan Besar)
Hill Street Tai Hwa Pork Noodles (Crawford Lane)

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  1. even quality of the food at their original hawker stall has dropped… it tastes pretty ordinary now. go test them out if you have time

  2. The Chinatown outlet service was terrible. The counter staff who took my order was pulling Long black face which really then my mood of. There was lots of student and no other clean table available. I seek assistance to the counter staff for help. I received a rude shock from her to ask me sit inside which already crowded with students. She didn’t even bother to look if there is other table or get the cleaner to clear.

    The noodle I had was very oily. I came for the name and expect good quality. Very disappointed. They should improve on their customer service and quality of food as well.

  3. A simple noodle meal short of a bowl of soup. Traditionally it should comes with it. Why Michelin starred Hawker Stall yet lack this minor requirement.

  4. The standard really drops a lot. Had soy chicken rice in tai seng branch recently. Given drumlet with wing portion. The meat tasted hard dry n near tasteless. Reminded me of overnight food. Disappointed. How I miss the real one in Chinatown hawker centre.


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