14 Apr '18, 3am

When I wrote about Madam Leong in 2009, I thought she must be the oldest hawker around!

When I wrote about Madam Leong in 2009, I thought she must be the oldest hawker around!

Usually I would put the photo of a dish as my first picture, but as I started to write this post, I began to feel that this story is more about Madam Leong rather than the Wanton Mee which she has been dishing out since 1959. At 80 years of age, I think she is the oldest working hawker that I have met. Amazingly, she still comes to the stall at 6am in the morning to prepare the ingredients for the day. You might have heard about this stall, which is the famous Wanton Mee stall at the old National Library. You might also remember that SM Goh recounted his early dating days at the National Library. What you might not have heard is that according to Mdm Leong, besides using the National Library as a dating hotspot, he also went there to get his foodie fix back in the days when he was Minister for Trade and Industry. Aside from SM Goh, Mdm Leong also rattled off a few other Mi...

Full article: http://ieatishootipost.sg/nam-seng-wanton-mee-is-this-sin...

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