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News & Views 1 minute 10 September 2019

MICHELIN Guide Singapore 2019 Bib Gourmands

Fifty-eight Bib Gourmand restaurants and street food establishments are listed in the MICHELIN Guide Singapore 2019—12 of which are new entrants.

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MICHELIN is pleased to unveil the selection of restaurants and street food establishments awarded with a Bib Gourmand in the MICHELIN Guide Singapore 2019. This year, 58 establishments of the city-state are being recognized with the distinction.

The Bib Gourmand category was created in 1997 and granted by MICHELIN’s inspectors to the addresses that offer diners very good value for money, with a complete and high quality menu priced at a maximum of SG$45. The 12 new Bib Gourmands in this selection reflect the ongoing development of Singapore’s gastronomy.

The selection showcases the cultural diversity of Singapore's food scene. (Photo by MICHELIN Guide Digital.)
The selection showcases the cultural diversity of Singapore's food scene. (Photo by MICHELIN Guide Digital.)

In a country where street food is an institution, it’s not surprising to find numerous Hawker stalls (33 are awarded with a Bib Gourmand) and street food establishments (six) in this selection. These open-air stalls serve a variety of inexpensive food that highlight the heritage of a unique culinary tradition and offer a traditional food experience with a variety of tasty flavors. Spicy curries, seafood soups, roast meats and offal dishes are some favorites found in these places.

Nineteen restaurants, two more than last year, also receive the Bib Gourmand distinction. Serving food inspired by Indian, Malay or Chinese influences, these eateries showcase the diversity of Singapore’s cuisine as a crossroads of flavors.

A new entrant to the Bib Gourmand selection is Chef Kang's Noodle House, a casual offshoot of one-MICHELIN-starred restaurant Chef Kang's. (Photo by MICHELIN Guide Digital.)
A new entrant to the Bib Gourmand selection is Chef Kang's Noodle House, a casual offshoot of one-MICHELIN-starred restaurant Chef Kang's. (Photo by MICHELIN Guide Digital.)

Here are the 12 new Bib Gourmands honored in the 2019 guide: Anglo Indian (Shenton Way), Beach Road Fish Head Bee Hoon (Whampoa Makan Place), Bedok Chwee Kueh (Bedok Interchange Hawker Center), Chef Kang’s Noodle House, Chen’s Mapo Tofu, Fu Ming Cooked Food (Redhill Food Center), Guan Kee Fried Kway Teow (Ghim Moh Market and Food Center), Hjh Maimunah (Jalan Pisang), Hock Hai (Hong Lim) Curry Chicken Noodle (Bedok Interchange Hawker Center), Indocafe – The White House, Koh Brother Pig’s Organ Soup (Tiong Bahru Market) and To-Ricos Guo Shi (Old Airport Road Food Center).

In its fourth edition this year, the MICHELIN Guide Singapore 2019 and its complete selection featuring the MICHELIN starred restaurants will be unveiled on September 17 at the historically rich Capella Singapore.

Click here for the full list of Bib Gourmand restaurants for the MICHELIN Guide Singapore 2019 selection.

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