Singaporeans on a trip to New York can indulge in a piece of home because a traditional food centre opened in New York City. Urban Hawker is the very first Singapore-style hawker centre in New York and the United States, boasting 17 authentic food vendors with 11 directly replicated from Singapore.
Urban Hawker New York
The Hawker Centre opened just a four minute walk from the famous Times Square in September 2022. In turn, introducing Singapore’s rich dining culture to the Big Apple.
The iconic hawker centre was curated by Mr KF Seetoh, founder of Makansutra, a Singaporean company dedicated to promoting heritage street food globally. Additionally, it is in partnership with NYC’s Urbanspace and can sit up to 200 people.
Excellently, customers can also enjoy a range of cuisines such as Chinese, Indian, Malay and more. Highlights include Wok & Staple by Chinese Dragon Phoenix, White Restaurant, Daisy Dream’s offering Peranakan dishes and even a tasty halal burger chain from Singapore. Plus, NYC’s first Southeast Asian pastry shop and a boozy gin cocktail bar called Lady Wong is located at the centre.
Definitely, this hawker centre, offering a slice of home, needs to be on your bucket list if you plan to travel to New York anytime soon.
The original story about Urban Hawker in New York appeared on on our sister website, Secret NYC.
📍135 W, 50th Street, New York, United States