To me, Bedok South Market and Food Centre was simply a necessity. A street away from my (ex) workplace, and minutes away from where my close friends stayed, I frequented the food centre just because it was there. Only having moved away did I realise what a gem it was, having not been able to find a replacement for the flavors that fuelled an always-hungry food writer day to night. And yes, I daresay it’s better than Blk 85.
Aside from the famed Hill Street Char Kway Teow, there’s not much fanfare attached to it, at least that’s what many assume. Over the decades, it has amassed numerous hawkers so stellar, you’d just end up thinking why weren’t you born with more stomach space.
I’d barely be able to cover how great each hawker is in one article, but here are the 6 that should get you started - and convinced - on this hidden gem at Blk 16 Bedok South Road.