It constantly amazes me whenever I find hidden hawker gems like Teochew Fish Ball Noodle. While slurping down their bowl of mouthwatering fishball noodles, I think to myself: “Where have you been all this while?!”
I came across Teochew Fish Ball Noodle on Instagram and I immediately knew I had to check it out.
Located at Wiseng Food Place—a kopitiam located at Blk 462 Crawford Lane—this rustic hawker stall is helmed by an elderly couple with more than 50 years of experience.
Now, younger staff have taken over the labourious cooking. When I visited for lunch, I still spotted the elderly ah ma taking orders while the ah gong was at the back of the stall, portioning out noodles and ingredients for the next order.
To be frank, if I had visited Wiseng Food Place without any prior knowledge of the stalls there, I wouldn’t have given Teochew Fish Ball Noodle a second glance.
It doesn’t have a large signboard nor menu and the only indication of its presence is its humble little metal storefront. Yet, it drew a steady stream of customers, and whenever I looked back at the stall, there always seemed to be people queuing up for a bowl of