Famous wonton noodle brand Eng's splits into two rival outlets

Two Eng's wonton mee eateries will be doors away from each other in Tanjong Katong, while the Tiong Bahru yong tau foo trademark battle heads to court

Eng's Char Siew Wantan Mee (above) will open next month just a few units away from Eng's Wantan Noodle (below) in Tanjong Katong. Caption for 2 2
Eng's Char Siew Wantan Mee (above) will open next month just a few units away from Eng's Wantan Noodle in Tanjong Katong.ST PHOTOS: JOSE HONG
Eng's Char Siew Wantan Mee (above) will open next month just a few units away from Eng's Wantan Noodle (below) in Tanjong Katong. Caption for 2 2
Eng's Char Siew Wantan Mee will open next month just a few units away from Eng's Wantan Noodle (above) in Tanjong Katong.ST PHOTOS: JOSE HONG

A feud that got too hot to handle is allegedly the reason that not one, but two, eateries bearing the famed Eng wonton noodle name will soon face off in Tanjong Katong.

In one corner, at 287 Katong Road, is Eng's Wantan Noodle, which recently reopened to brisk business after renovations. This is the original eatery that founder Ng Ba Eng presided over in 2012 when he relocated from his hawker stall in Dunman Food Centre.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 19, 2018, with the headline 'Food wars'. Subscribe