Put hawkers first in the #OurHawkerCulture debate

For artisanal food at affordable prices, go for an operating model that lets hawkers have secure rental

Every now and then, I get a craving for fish dumpling.

I used to satisfy it at the famous Song Kee fishball noodle shop at Upper Serangoon, but stopped going there when a new management took over. I've tried the so-called original stall at Toa Payoh and a franchisee outlet at Upper Thomson. They are fine to dull the ache.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 03, 2019, with the headline 'Put hawkers first in the #OurHawkerCulture debate'. Print Edition | Subscribe