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  • Orchard Road car park food centre, 1977

    Streets and Places · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1977 photograph shows a food centre at an open-air carpark next to Specialist's Shopping Centre in Orchard Road, popularly known as Glutton's Square. The picture depicts the rows of makeshift food stalls selling a variety of Chinese, Indian and Malay food. People in the carpark are either queuing for...
  • Fried oyster omelette stall, 1970

    Streets and Places · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “S’pore, 24 Sept 70: fried oysters omlet.” This 1970 photograph shows a roadside fried oyster omelette stall in Chinatown. Spring onions, eggs, condiments and chopsticks are some of the ingredients and items at the stall. The food vendor is seen standing behind the counter, frying oyster...
  • Chinese food stall at car park food centre, 1971

    Streets and Places · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “Singapur/car park. 14 Août 71.” This 1971 photograph shows a Chinese food stall at a car park food centre which sells a variety of food items. A man can be seen choosing his food and a woman waiting for her food. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Men eating Teochew porridge, 1977

    Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
  • Chai tao kway at Sago Lane, 1981

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1981 photograph shows chai tao kway (also known as “fried carrot cake”) being cooked at a food stall or coffee shop in Sago Lane. The picture shows a pair of "wok chan" (a small shovel-like ladle with a long wooden or metal handle) being used to stir fry the...
  • Food centre on Chin Hin Street, 1970 [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “Food centre on Chin Hin Street. Singapore 05 Dec 70.” This 1970 photograph shows an open-air roadside food ’hawker’ centre on the now-expunged Chin Hin Street. The picture depicts the makeshift food stalls, and the people in the street either queuing for food or eating. The round...
  • Bao stall at night market near Cuscaden Road

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Daniel, David Danny
    1960-1962. Hawker selling steamed buns
  • Street vendor selling food, 1960s [2]

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Chinese street vendor sitting on a makeshift crate selling food, which has been laid in front of him. There is a also a container holding forks and chopsticks. A few small stools are visible on the right and behind him, is another street vendor. Photograph taken...
  • Street vendor selling food, 1960s [1]

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Chinese street vendor sitting on a makeshift crate selling food, which has been laid in front of him. There is a also a container holding forks and chopsticks. A few small stools are visible on the right and behind him, is another street vendor. Photograph taken...
  • Chinese woman street vendor selling food, 1960s

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Chinese woman street vendor selling food. She is standing in front of a wood burner and scooping something from the pan into a palm bark, shaped like a cone. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Mooncakes, mid-1970s

    Economy · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a close-up view of the different varieties of mooncakes stacked on a table for sale during the Mooncake or Mid-Autumn Festival. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hawker at Albert Street 1

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    This photograph shows street stalls located at Albert Street selling cooked food and drinks. A street hawker is tending to his Chinese food stall while two men can be seen seated and eating on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bee Cheng Hiang signage : night view

    Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the neon signboard for a well known barbequed meat slices shop called Bee Cheng Hiang that is located along New Bridge Road. This image was taken before the Chinese New Year in 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Waxed ducks and sausages : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a Chinatown stall selling waxed meat and Chinese sausages. There are two women who are looking at the waxed meat. This image was taken before the Chinese New Year in 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Union Farm Eating House : exterior

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows Union Farm Eating House at 435A Clementi Road. The eatery is famous for its 'Chee Pow Kai' (chicken fried in wrapped paper) and home-style cooking. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Union Farm Eating House signage : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a sign for Union Farm Eating House at 435A Clementi Road. The eatery is famous for its 'Chee Pow Kai' (chicken fried in wrapped paper) and home-style cooking. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lim Chee Guan signage : night view

    Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the neon sign and signboard for a barbequed meat slices shop called Lim Chee Guan which is located on New Bridge Road. This image was taken before the Chinese New Year in 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Waxed meat stall : side view

    Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a Chinatown stall selling waxed meat and Chinese sausages. There are customers who are looking at the range of waxed meat. This image was taken before the Chinese New Year in 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sticky cake or nian gao : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a close-up view of sticky rice cakes (nian gaos) that are sold at a stall on Temple Street. Sticky rice cakes are commonly sold during the Chinese New Year period. This image was taken before the Chinese New Year in 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Union Farm Eating House : interior

    Heritage and Culture · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows an interior view of Union Farm Eating House at 435A Clementi Road. The eatery is famous for its 'Chee Pow Kai' (chicken fried in wrapped paper) and home-style cooking. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Food vendor at Siong Leng Musical Association's 70th anniversary banquet [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Xinjiapo xiang ling yin yue she
    This photograph shows a makeshift stall resembling roadside stalls in the earlier days of Singapore offering longevity noodles at Siong Leng Musical Association's 70th anniversary banquet. A man, who is acting as a food vendor, is getting ready bowls of noodles at the stall. The banquet which took place in...
  • Working on the dough : profile

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph captures a chef rolling the dough. It was taken at a stall selling 'You Tiao' in the Food Republic food court, Suntec City Convention Hall. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hawker stall : general view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily
    This is a photograph of a fried carrot cake and chwee kway stall. Age does not deter the stall owner from dishing up excellent food. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ah Chiang's Porridge : exterior

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Tay, Lionel
    This is a picture of a coffee shop in the Tiong Bahru area. A big wooden signboard hangs in front with the name, Ah Chiang's Porridge in English. There are also some Chinese characters beside the words in English. One can see into the shop and there are tables and...