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Explore the History of Xin Mei Xiang Lor Mee

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1970s: A Humble Lor Mee Stall in Kallang Estate

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The Origin of a Singapore's Fame Hawker Dish


Lor Mee is a food Singaporeans recognise by sight and by taste. A humble lor Mee stall founded in the 1970s by Mr Lim Chong Teck's Father in the Kallang Estate, Xin Mei Xiang Lor Mee has come a long way since its inception.


Old Airport Road
Food Centre

Mr Lim's Father along with other street hawkers around Kallang Estate was resettled.

The food centre was actually located on an old airport’s runway and thus the name Old Airport Road Food Centre.

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This is how 新美香正宗卤面 started out and turned a livelihood into a profitable business.

In 1973, Mr Lim Chong Teck started helping his dad at a tender age of 13 in an attempt to maintain the culinary heritage.


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