New data on household budgets in Singapore shows that in order for hawker food culture to thrive, and for stall owners to earn more than a subsistence income, they must be paid about S$1 more per plate.
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Tse Wei Lim is a cook and writer. Originally from Singapore, he lives and works in Cambridge, MA. Subscribe to his newsletter at https://LetThemEatCake.substack.com
How Much Should Hawker Food Cost in Singapore?
How much should hawker food in Singapore actually cost if we want hawkers to earn a minimum appropriate standard of living?