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Aaron

CHIEF Boon

HAWKERWALK – OLD SCHOOL SNACKS

WITH Boon

Revisit the olden days with our Old School Snacks tour. Is ‘Ear Biscuit’ made from pig’s ear? Why would a snack be called 剎骑马 (sha qi ma – or kill the riding horse)? Do you know carrot cake has a stick version? Join us in this 2 hour interactive tour to get your answers satisfied

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Explore off-the-beaten-path, find hidden gems and meet the locals! HawkerWalk is a tour designed to bring out the stories, passion and grit of our local hawker heroes. Combining behind the scenes experiences and stories of our hawkers, tour participants will gain a deeper appreciation of the grit and sweat hawkers put in to deliver the everyday dishes we enjoy.

Through Old School Snacks tour, we bring you up, close and personal with the last of our hawkers making these tradition snacks, learn why a snack is named as ‘kill the riding horse’, or the origins of a ‘pig ear biscuit’. Sample the Asian version of a granola bar, and French fries, together with other delicious local food!

The tour includes a snacks & food bundle worth up to $15.

The tour will only commence with a minimum of 4 participants. For dates outside of the fixed schedule, you can email bookings@tribe-tours.com to enquire.

This tour takes place every Wed and Friday, 0900-1100hrs. A minimum of 4 pax is required for the tour to commence.

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Aaron

In 2020 when Tribe was creating different new genres and tour formats, Mr. Versatile gamely undertook all the different content, formats, styles and skills to avail himself for the new tours. For more,  https://mothership.sg/2021/03/klook-tours-singapore/. Post 2020, Boon is an expert livestream guide, has decent skills in phone photography, gamemaster and storytelling skills, and is a market and hawker centre expert especially in Chinatown. At the onset, Boon exudes calm but also a rather serious demeanour. But if you know Boon the way we do, he is full of jokes and one has to be sharp to pick up his witty banter.

 


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