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The Michelin Guide added 17 food stalls and two restaurants in Singapore to its Bib Gourmand list this week.
A total of 79 eateries in the city-state were named to the list, up from 67 last year.
The Bib Gourmand category honors low-cost eating establishments that are selected by anonymous inspectors, according to the company’s press release.
The two restaurants added to the 2023 list are Kok Sen, which has been in business for more than 50 years and serves local dishes such as shrimp paste chicken; and The Coconut Club, which has a coconut-themed menu with a best-selling nasi lemak set, according to a press release.
The 17 food stalls, many of which serve one main course, include:
- Beach Road Fish Head Bee Hoon — Sliced Bee Hoon Fish (Rice Noodles)
- Du Du Shou Shi — tu tu kueh (steamed rice cake)
- Heng Kee — curry broth and tofu puffs and fishcakes made to order
- Ji De Lai Hainanese Chicken Rice — chicken rice sets
- Kwee Heng — Steamed Boneless Duck
- Nam Sing Hokkien Fried Mee — hokkien fried mee (egg noodles) with shrimp
- Well 18 Zion Road Fried Kway Teow — kway teow noodles
- Singapore Fried Hokkien Mee — hokkien mee
- Soon Huat — “dry” or “soup” noodles
- Tai Seng Fish Soup — fish soup
- Young Chun Wan Ton Noodle — springy egg noodles
At Geylang Bahru Market and Food Center, Hui Wei Chilli Ban Mee Noodle Stall, Spinach Soup and Cheok Kee were awarded. The latter is famous for its soy-marinated duck, Michelin said.
The other three stalls are at Adam Food Center — Adam Rd Noo Cheng Big Prawn Noodles, Bahrakath Mutton Soup and Selamat Datang Warong Pak Sapari, which is famous for its Malaysian noodles according to Michelin.
The full selection of Michelin-starred restaurants in Singapore will be announced on June 27 at an awards ceremony.