A Singapore Street Vendor with a Michelin Star!

It’s been a very long week, topped off by a visit to the dentist this afternoon so I really, really needed cheering…and this post did it with room to spare! Wonderful. 🙂

Retired? No one told me!

Whoever thought that Michelin stars were only appointed to the likes of Chef’s like Gordon Ramsey and the like with posh eateries and well-trained chef’s and staff….Then you were ” wrong” with a capital  “W”.

A street vendor selling Chicken and noodles has been awarded this most prestigious of awards.


Chan Hon Meng, a street food vendor at the Chinatown Complex in Singapore. From a tiny cubicle in an open-air food court, Meng serves some of the most delicious chicken and noodles around. The queues for his food are just the longest so be advised to take a snack and plenty of water. His trademark dish—chicken slathered in a Hong Kong-style soya sauce—is just $1.50 per plate.

The cheapest Michelin-starred meal in the world.

The chef—who works the shack’s entire 17-hour shift—was invited to a Michelin dinner last month but had no idea he’d be awarded a star.

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