3 questions with Keith Koh
1.What is your go-to hawker food?
Mixed vegetable rice. I can eat it every day as there are so many dishes to choose from. Also because I’m greedy and I get to choose many different sides for one meal. I usually choose up to five dishes on one plate of rice. Other than that, probably chicken rice.
2.What's your favourite dish on the menu?
The beef stew. We made a name for ourselves with this dish and it takes a lot of effort and time to prepare.
3. Do you think the hawker heritage is something worth preserving?
Yes, definitely. But there’s still a lot of work to be done – like more grants for innovation and technology, manpower assistance, upgrading courses and proper communication with the authorities.
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Lad & Dad serves up British pub grub at its humble outpost in Maxwell Food Centre, and demand has been strong since it opened its doors in 2015. Popular dishes include fish and chips, beef strew, and bacon & chip butty. The latter is slightly different from its traditional form, served with a hash brown instead of chips, and the concotion is topped with grilled mozzarella cheese to up that delish factor.