This week, the Michelin Guide added 17 food booths and two restaurants to its Bib Gourmand list in Singapore.
The city-state’s dining businesses were nominated to the list in total, up from 67 last year.
According to a corporate press release, the Bib Gourmand category rewards low-cost dining venues chosen by anonymous inspectors.
According to the press release, the two restaurants added to the 2023 list are Kok Sen, which has been in operation for more than 50 years and serves local delicacies like prawn paste chicken, and The Coconut Club, which features a coconut-themed menu boasting a bestseller nasi lemak set.
Among the 17 food vendors, several of which offer only one major course, are:
Beach Road Fish Head Bee Hoon (rice vermicelli) – sliced fish bee hoon
tutu kueh (steamed rice cake) Du Du Shou Shi
Heng Kee – curry broth with tofu puffs and fish cakes prepared to order
Ji De Lai Hainanese Chicken Rice — sets of chicken rice
Kwee Heng — braised boneless duck
Hokkien Fried Mee Nam Sing — Hokkien fried mee (egg noodles) with prawns
Fried Kway Teow No. 18 Zion Road — kway teow noodles
Hokkien Mee in Singapore — hokkien mee
Soon Huat is a type of “dry” or “soup” noodle.
Tai Seng Fish Soup is a kind of fish soup.
Springy egg noodles — Young Chun Wan Ton Noodle
Ribbon noodle stalls Hui Wei Chilli Ban Mee, Spinach Soup, and Cheok Kee were recognized at Geylang Bahru Market and Food Center. According to Michelin, the latter is famous for its soy-marinated duck dish.
According to Michelin, Adam Food Center has three additional stalls: Adam Rd Noo Cheng Big Prawn Noodle, Bahrakath Mutton Soup, and Selamat Datang Warong Pak Sapari, which is recognized for its Malay noodle meals.
The entire list of Michelin-starred restaurants in Singapore will be revealed at an awards event on June 27.