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Michelin-starred Singaporean street hawker comes to Hà Nội

Update: March, 21/2019 - 15:53
Nonya rice dumplings by Kim Choo’s Kitchen. — Photo courtesy of PPH
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HÀ NỘI — The Singaporean street hawker Chan Hon Meng, famous for serving the world’s cheapest Michelin-starred meal, will cook at Pan Pacific Hanoi Hotel on Friday evening.

Meng will serve his Hong Kong style soya sauce chicken rice and noodles, the dish for which his stall in Singapore’s Chinatown Food Complex won a Michelin Star in 2016.

He has garnered international headlines as for serving the cheapest Michelin-starred meal in the world, at S$2 or US$1.50 a plate.

Even before receiving the Michelin star, Liao Fan Hong Kong Soya Chicken Rice & Noodles was already a well-known stall. Helming the kitchen is owner and chef Meng, who has had a strong passion for cuisine since he was young.

At his pop-up visit at Pan Pacific Hanoi Hotel, Meng will team up with other Singaporean chefs to present the authentic cuisine of his island country.

Helen Kim, owner and chef of Kim Choo’s Kitchen, famous for traditional Nonya rice dumplings, will pamper offer sweet creations.  

Kim Choo was founded by Madam Lee Kim Choo in the 1940s. Kim Choo’s Kitchen was opened in 2003 by Helen Lim, Madam Lee’s daughter-in-law, and carries on the family tradition as she serves her authentic Peranakan cuisine.

Artisans from the family-run Kway Guan Huat - Joo Chiat Popiah, famous for the culinary art of turning the traditional fresh spring rolls popiah and kueh pie tie (a thin and crispy pastry tart) into amazing artworks, will introduce to gourmands their traditional products since 1938.

Finally, New Ubin Seafood Restaurant in Singapore will treat connoisseurs to popular dishes classic chilli crab.

In addition, a live cooking station of Michelin-starred chef Meng will delight all guests of the special dinner.

The Singaporean food is available at a buffet for VNĐ990,000 ($43) per person at Pacifica Restaurant, Level 1, Pan Pacific Hanoi, 1 Thanh Niên Road. — VNS

 

Michelin-starred chef Chan Hon Meng, who has garnered international headlines as for serving the cheapest Michelin-starred meal in the world, at S$2 or US$1.50 a plate. — Photo courtesy of PPH
Singapore’s famous dish Chilli Crab will be presented by New Ubin Seafood Restaurant. — Photo courtesy of PPH

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