Supporting our Hawker Heroes: Part 2!

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GetGoers, we’d like to thank you all for participating in our mission to #GetOurHawkersGoing! We’re left with one more week till dine-in restrictions are lifted, but as this video from CNA explains, the struggles of our hawkers are far from over. 

Hawkers do not benefit from going digital due to the high commission and onboarding fees and the lack of manpower to handle an additional source of orders from delivery platforms. This is why we still need to do our part by supporting our local hawkers! 💪

Here are some of our personal favourite hawker stalls we’ve discovered during our pursuit of helping our hawkers (with some GetGoer contributions, of course!) 😄

1. GetGoer Recommendation: Rojak, Popiah & Cockle
— recommended by Matthew Tay

Image credits: Matthew Tay

This Michelin-recommended stall at Maxwell Food Centre boasts a solid plate of rojak, delicious popiah and fresh cockles — a power combo for a satisfying dinner with your family! 🥰

⏰ Opening Hours: 12pm – 10pm, closed on Wednesdays
📍  1 Kadayanallur St, #01-56 Maxwell Road Food Centre, Singapore 069184

2. GetGoer Recommendation: J2 Famous Crispy Curry Puff
— recommended by Matthew Tay

Image credits: Matthew Tay

As the name suggests, this stall is famous for their crispy curry puffs. They’re made fresh daily and are perfect for a late afternoon snack! Treat yourself to these light yet flavour-packed curry puffs, available at Amoy Street Food Centre. 😋

⏰ Opening Hours: 8am – 4pm, closed on Sundays and Public Holidays
📍 7 Maxwell Rd, #01-21, Amoy Street Food Centre

3. GetGoer Recommendation: Shinjitsu Ramen
— recommended by @mrsraight

Image credits: @mrsraight

Ramen is my favorite food, so I may be biased here, but you HAVE to try Shinjitsu’s signature Tonkotsu Special Ramen! The broth is savoury and hearty, and you’ll get a generous portion of noodles and toppings at a very affordable price. If you’re looking for a cheap but good ramen fix, this is it! 🍜

⏰ Opening Hours: 10am – 8.30pm, closed on Tuesdays
📍 125 Lor 1 Toa Payoh, Singapore 310125

4. GetGoer Recommendation: Tiong Bahru Yong Tau Hu
— recommended by Michael

Image credits: Michael

Located in the heart of Tiong Bahru, this stall serves a great selection of yong tau foo, bak chor mee, ngoh hiang and other local favorites. Their prices are really easy on the wallet too! 😉

⏰ Opening Hours: 7am – 4.30pm, daily
📍 56 Eng Hoon St, #01-46, Singapore 160056

5. Chee Cheong Fun Club

Image credits: Seth Lui

Ever heard of curry chee cheong fun? Apparently, this KL-style dim sum dish is all the rage at Chee Cheong Fun Club! Who can resist silky, handmade rice rolls covered in a thick, luscious curry sauce? Looking at the picture is enough to make my mouth water. 🤤

⏰ Opening Hours: 7.30am – 3pm (Tues – Sat ), 8.30am – 3pm (Sun), closed on Mondays
📍 #01-38 Maxwell Food Centre

There are also other community initiatives helping to shine a spotlight on our local hawkers, so check them out: @wheretodapao, @savetheelderlyhawkers, @wejiaklocal and Hawkers United. 💪

If you’d like to join us and help #GetOurHawkersGoing, here’s what you can do:

Dabao from your favourite hawker stall while using GetGo, and we’ll give you a $3 promo code your next drive. Bonus: use your own container and get a $4 promo code instead! Here’s how it works:

  1. Take a photo of the food in front of the stall
  2. Take a screenshot of your ongoing booking
  3. Post on FB/IG (post or Story) and mention why you love the food and where the stall is located
  4. Tag us (@getgosg) & use the hashtags #GetOurHawkersGoing and #LetsGoDabao

As thanks for your support, we’ll give you a $3 promo code for your next drive. Bonus: Use your own container and get a $4 promo code instead! We’ll also help to give the stall a shoutout on our social media when you tag us.

We hope that our efforts to shine a light on our hawkers have helped in some way. GetGoers, #LetsGoDabao and #GetOurHawkersGoing! 🙌

Download GetGo now and use code GET50OFF to get 50% off (capped at $8) your first drive.

* Code is only valid for the first booking. Capped at $8. Booking cancellation nullifies the redemption count. Code is not exchangeable for cash.

With love,
Ella 😎

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