Recipe for hawker culture: Good food, healthy risk appetite

Hawker chefs who risk their capital and sweat need the support of Singaporeans

Singapore's hawker culture has come under the spotlight in recent days with discussions and viewpoints surfacing over topics ranging from infrastructure and management of hawker centres to more practical issues like tray returns and manpower.

But regardless of your opinions on policy, practice or palate surrounding hawker centres, one thing cannot change - we Singaporeans need to claim ownership of our hawker culture and ensure its sustainability.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 05, 2018, with the headline 'Recipe for hawker culture: Good food, healthy risk appetite'. Print Edition | Subscribe