For hours under the hot sun, he served bowl after bowl of piping hot Bak Kut Teh to the tables gathered by his pushcart.
The bak kut is running out, he thought. It was time to get more meat from the chiller at his friend’s liquor stall down the road.
These were the humble beginnings of Song Fa Bak Kut Teh.
We have come a long way from one food cart on the street. Yet our pushcart icon reminds us what we are about, an original Bak Kut Teh experience: tender, fall-off-the-bone pork ribs; hot, flavourful, spicy-peppery soup; a 1960s roadside dining ambience.
At Song Fa, the heritage of Bak Kut Teh lives on in its truest sense.