Battle for the next Hawker King

The time has come. Once again, hawkers at Food Republic battle out for the crown to be the next Hawker King!


Last Thursday, we were invited by Food Republic for a food tasting session at their newly re-open ‘White Garden’ theme food court at Suntec City. Located at Fountain Terrace, Food Republic continues their commitment to serve quality food at affordable prices.

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Back for the second year, “Food Republic Hawker Kings” is an initiative to motivate existing food operators within the Food Republic chain to enhance their offerings to the patrons.  The organizers hope to recognize and honour the food operators that have committed to excellent dining experiences with top rated cuisines and warm personable experiences.

From 8 to 26 May 2013, vote for your favourite hawker now and propel them to the top 10 list!

Voters will be rewarded with instant privileges and stand a chance to win up to $8,000 worth of prizes.

How to Vote:

1) Send your SMS in the following format to 1460 77877:

Enter ZBFR <Space> Hawker Number <Space> NRIC <Space> Name <Space> Email Address or Mailing Address

Example: ZBFR 01 S8530540Z John Heng 98164512

2) Log on to,

Food Republic Facebook page ( or

7UP Singapore Facebook page ( to submit your votes.

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[Left: Tiffany from showing off her skill to balance a 7Up can.]

The highlight for the session is of course the food tasting itself. Here are some of the stalls and dishes you can find in this White Garden theme food court filled with treasure of hawker delights!

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Chinatown Tan’s Tutu – Peanut & Coconut Tutu Kueh @ $1.40 (for 2 pieces)

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Sergeant Hainanese Chicken Rice – Chicken Rice Set Meal @ $6.50

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Chai’s Original Sliced Fish Soup – Bittergourd Double Fish Bee Hoon Soup @ $5.00

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Yong Soon Dough Fritters – Soya Bean drink & You Tiao @ $2.60

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[Left: Christina from smitten the taste of dosa.]

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Saravanna Bhavan – Special Dosa with Masala @ $4.60

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[Left: dOnn from and Missy Tiffany trying out Thunder Tea Rice for the first time. Right: Ying Zi from having fun mixing up the Thunder Tea Rice.]

Thunder Tea Rice – Thunder Tea Brown Rice @ $5.50

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Formosa Delights – Dao Xiao Mian @ $6.00

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Ya Fu Mini Wok Delights – Kung Pao Chicken Rice @ $6.00

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Gu Zao Mian (Traditional Noodles) – No. 1 Kway Tiao @ $6.00

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Zhong Hua Curry Rice – Curry Chicken @ $5.00

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Baek Doo San Korean – Seafood Tofu Soun @ $6.80

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What You Do Prata – Chicken Briyani Set @ $5.50

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Guan Chee HK Roast Duck – 5 Combination Platter (duck, char siew, roast pork, chicken and sausage) @ $28.00

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Fortune Food – Popiah @ $2.00

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Gazza Pasta – Spaghetti Creamy Mushroom & Salmon @ $6.80

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Toast Box – Peanut Butter Thick Toast @ $1.70

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Shoku Okini – Kushikatsu 7-stick set @ $24.50

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Fu Lin Yong Tofu – 6 piece meal @ $5.50

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Food Republic at Suntec City is now open, Monday through Sunday, including public holidays.

Unit address: #B1-115 to 120 & #B1- 126/127 (near Fountain Terrace)

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