Which hawker heroes will Gordon Ramsay cook against?

By Celine Asril
25 June 2013 2:41 AM Updated 27 Jun 2013

Which hawker heroes will Gordon Ramsay cook against?

The poll to vote for Singapore's top hawker heroes is now open. 

On 5 June, SingTel and food bloggers' challenged Michelin-starred chef Gordon Ramsay to a cook-off with Singapore's top hawker heroes. Ramsay accepted the challenge on 24 June. Voting begins on 8am on 25 June for the hawker Singapore would like Ramsay to be pit against in this challenge.

Voters stand a chance to win up to $8,000 worth of HungryGoWhere Dining Cards which can be used at any restaurant that accepts Mastercard.

Here is the list of the 12 hawker heroes. Click on the links to go to the videos of the hawkers:

328 Katong Laksa

328 Katong Laksa
Accidental hawker and her son sells a not-entirely-Peranakan version of Katong laksa, and it’s better than most

Eng Ho Fried Hokkien Prawn Mee
A fried Hokkien prawn mee master's fried seafood noodles with wild sea prawns is a hit
HIll Street Fried Kway Teow

Hill Street Fried Kway Teow
Char kway teow with chives – a formula that’s been unchanged for 50 years
Jumbo seafood restaurant - chilli crab

Jumbo Seafood Restaurant
Hawkers try to recreate this expensive dish; Jumbo takes in the feedback and makes it a red-hot dish

Kay Lee Roast Meat Joint
A $2 million Cantonese 'black' char siew recipe that can be had from $4 a plate
Best carrot cake in Singapore

Hai Sheng Carrot Cake
The $2 carrot cake is still the focus, despite invested improvements to keep up with the times
charocoal fired claypot chicken rice

New Lucky Claypot Chicken Rice
42 years on, claypot rice still cooked on charcoal fire from start to finish
big prawn mee - Singapore

Noo Cheng Adam Road Big Prawn Mee
Jumbo-sized wild sea prawns and pork ribs take this hawker staple up a few fancy notches
bak kut teh - Singapore

Outram Ya Hua Rou Gu Cha Restaurant
Teochew-style bak kut teh made by three siblings, with love
nasi lemak, Singapore

Selera Rasa Nasi Lemak
Nasi lemak made by third generation owner is healthier, yet still equally flavourful
coin roti prata - Singapore

Sin Ming Roti Prata
This third generation hawker still kneads the dough for his grandfather's prata recipe by hand every day
Chicken rice - Singapore

Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice
The chicken rice stall-turned-chain does not scrimp on its ingredients and labour

 The poll will close at 11.59pm on 2 July.

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