Want to sample the best of Singapore's hawker cuisine in one convenient location? Come July and August 2016, savour the best of hawker cuisine at the Hotel Jen Orchardgateway Singapore's Makan@Jen for dinner. With live cooking stations set up on the beautiful terrace of this stunning property, diners will be able to enjoy freshly cooked local dishes like Hokkien Mee, Oyster Omelette, Chicken Satay, Roti Prata and desserts like Nonya Kueh and Bubur Cha Cha with Durian.
Laksa-lovers will also be able to enjoy Chef Lee's signature Laksa Fried Rice that is prepared alongside fresh seafood and Laksa sauce - we hear the recipe is a well-guarded secret so be sure try it out for yourself! Reflecting the rich diversity of Singapore as a country, the local hawker cuisine is a mirror to the past as it highlights the cultural influences that have been crucial in developing the local cuisine. Here are some fun facts about the local cuisine according to the Hotel Jen Orchardgateway Singapore:
- The Singapore Hokkien Mee is believed to have originated from Rochor Road, where Chinese workers who worked in the local noodle factorieswould gather to eat excess noodles from the factories.
- The Roti Prata is thought to have come from Punjab in India, via Malaysia, and is a nod to the Indian immigration that has occurred over the years.
- The Bubur Cha Cha has its roots in Nonya Cuisine, but has also been influenced by Malay and Indian flavours given its proximity to their cultures.
Mondays to Thursdays
Dinner (630PM to 10PM)
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