Singapore Hawker Centres: People, Places, Food 2nd Edition

Focus Publishing

Regular price $36.61 SGD

Immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of Singapore's culinary heritage as you journey through the pages of this book. From the sizzle of char kway teow to the fragrant aroma of chicken rice, this second edition (2023) of Singapore Hawker Centres: People, Places, Food is an updated version of the first volume, published in 2007. It updates readers on developments over the last decade and a half, bringing the reader through the highs and lows of hawker culture, from the remarkable inscription of hawker culture on UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, to the challenges wrought by the Covid 19 pandemic.

As you savour the tantalising images, dive into stories of myriad individuals, share in the spirit of community, while working your way through new business models and revised government policies, you'll come to understand why hawker culture is an invaluable part of Singapore's society and cultural heritage.

This book is a passport to a world of flavours, a culture of community and a living heritage. Embark on this remarkable journey and discover the heart and soul of Singapore's Hawker Culture.

AUTHOR | Lily Kong

Trim Size
240mm X 220mm
240 pages
Published Date (Month, Year)
Dec 2023
610 gram