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Springy noodles well coated with nutty gravy

The last thing I expected to see at sneaker convention Street Superior in October was a mee rebus pushcart stall, much less one manned by young men in their 20s clad in stylish black boiler suits and black songkoks.

They managed to make grab-and-go mee rebus cool again, serving up piping-hot bowls of it alongside vendors making fancy burgers and trendy Japanese street snacks.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 10, 2019, with the headline 'Springy noodles well coated with nutty gravy '. Print Edition | Subscribe