These Street Food Have Earned Their Michelin Stars

These Street Food Have Earned Their Michelin Stars
The welcoming scene at Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken & Noodle, Singapore Photo Credit: Shutterstock

If these street food are good enough for the Michelin Guide, it's good enough for us

Precious Kamei
June 07 , 2019
02 Min Read

Do you believe in finding gems in unexpected places? We do and so did Michelin Guide when they found these street food stalls that are no less than gem. For serving top notch food at an unbelievably affordable price these street food stalls have now become a must-visit attractions. Find out what they are, what do they serve and where are they located.

Jay Fai in her trademark look whips up her speciality dishesRaan Jay Fai, a small roadside eatery in Bangkok is a place you need to visit if you love seafood. It is run by Jay Fai who can be seen cooking wearing her signature ruby red lipstick and an oversized ski goggles. Street food are generally known to be cheap and affordable but we have an exception in Raan Jay Fai. Food price at this place is a little on the higher side but popular among food enthusiasts nonetheless. Wok-cooked seafood are Jay Fai's speciality and the reason behind the restaurant getting one Michelin-star in 2017.

Braised chicken at Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodle in SingaporeAnd in Singapore Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodle is winning hearts of many. This food cart dishes out  world's cheapest Michelin-starred dish. Run by Chan Hon Meng, this stall in Outram, Singapore, serves world's best braised chicken recipe which also earned him a place in the list of Michelin-starred establishments. His famous soy sauce chicken with rice is a great crowd puller. Like any other eatery selling chicken dishes in Singapore, rows of hanging cooked chickens welcomes a visitor but the taste is not like any other, a family recipe is what that makes his chicken and rice so special. Meng believes in the traditional style of cooking, which, very well, maybe the reason behind the delicious preparation earning that prestigious Michelin- star.

At Hill Street Tai Hwa Pork Noodle, SingaporeAlso in Singapore and also one of the Michelin-starred street food stall is Hill Street Tai Hwa Pork Noodle. Located in Kallang, Singapore, the establishment is owned by Tang Chay Seng and is one of the first two street food stalls in the world to earn the Michelin-star. The other one being the aforementioned Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodle. If you are visiting the stall, and one must anyway, go for the bak chor mee (minced meat noodles). Make sure you have plenty of time to spare if you are planning a visit to this stall because its popularity has led many people to throng the place resulting in long waits at times. The very popular bowl of pork noodles contain ingredients like minced pork, liver, juicy meatballs and dumplings. The accompanying sauce is of sambal and chilies (and a lot of them). A true Singaporean dish in a bowl that you should try if you are visiting Singapore. It is open from 9:30 am to 9 om everyday except first and third Mondays of every month.

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