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Makansutra’s KF Seetoh points out that there are 20,000 or so hawkers left out by Google maps

After Google announced a government-backed project (July 30) that would see food stalls located across 114 hawker centres in Singapore archived online, Makansutra’s founder KF Seetoh asked about a forgotten group – “the other 20 thousand plus hawkers and street food vendors sited in...

“I don’t know how Jewel Changi made vendors believe its gonna be a round the clock busy place” – Makansutra’s KF Seetoh

Renowned local food guru KF Seetoh has expressed surprise over how the management of the Jewel Changi made vendors believe that the shopping centre would be crowded and busy round the clock, in a Facebook post published yesterday (11 July). KF Seetoh is the founder...

KF Seetoh suggests peak-hour surcharge for hawker centres so “the budget conscious and the cheapos can have their field day”

The founder of Makansutra and now advocate for local food and the hawker institution has come up with a novel solution for hawkers allowing them to make a little more in order to keep up with rising costs. His suggestion: peak hour surcharge for...

“Brand theft is an offence,” KF Seetoh ticks off British international school for using the ‘Makansutra’ name

Singapore – On March 18 (Monday), prominent local food consultant and hawker guru, Seetoh Kok Fye, called out Dulwich College Singapore for using the name “Makansutra,” a name that he trademarked in 1997, for a campus coffee shop. The photographer, writer, and television host went...

Makansutra’s founder KF Seetoh speaks up for Chinatown hawkers: It’s like your boss telling you to take 2 months no-pay leave

The closure of Chinatown Complex, one of the nation’s largest hawker centres, could mean the difference between a hawker continuing his food legacy, or closing down the stall for good, said Makansutra Founder, K.F. Seetoh. The hawker centre needed to undergo a facelift in order...

Makansutra’s KF Seetoh: Hawker auntie came up to hug me after cleaning fees went down by $100

The founder of Makansutra K.F. Seetoh took to Facebook earlier today to express how the little pushes that people give result in changes to the system of to unfavourable rules that hawkers have to endure. In his post, he wrote about how he was shocked...

Founder of Makansutra rounds up his year in mysterious meeting with “hawker minister” Amy Khor

The founder of Makansutra KF Seetoh took to Facebook to share how he rounded up the year 2018; with a chat with Dr Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State for the Environment and Water Resources, over a steaming cup of ‘kopi’. On the last...

Founder of Makansutra surprised by NTUC’s takeover of Kopitiam, says: “NTUC should be great and big by being great and big on their own”

Founder of Makansutra KF Seetoh took to Facebook to comment on the recent acquisition of homegrown food court operator Kopitiam by NTUC Enterprise. Even though the acquisition was met with much backlash from Singaporeans, it was approved by the Competition and Consumer Commission of...

Makansutra’s KF Seetoh: “Hawkers should write in to SMS Amy Khor since she personally is looking out for their interest in Parliament”

Lately, founder of Makansutra KF Seetoh has been under the spotlight regarding the issue of hawker centres. In an exclusive with TISG, Seetoh talks about the hawker culture he knows so well. TISG: What are your thoughts on the effectiveness and feasibility of the Government...

KF Seetoh slammed on hawker issue by Fb page ‘SMRT Feedback by The Vigilanteh’; called a hypocrite

Makansutra’s founder KF Seetoh is no stranger to the issue on hawker stalls and the petition lodged by some hawkers at Jurong West Hawker Centre to remove the fee of 20 cents customers are paid for each returned tray. However, Seetoh was called out...