How food is presented matters as you eat with your eyes first. However, satay bee hoon is a dish that goes against this notion. Satay bee hoon wasn’t made for Instagram as it is basically a lumpy reddish-brown sauce slathered over rice vermicelli and other ingredients.
Nevertheless, satay bee hoon has found many devotees who love the rich peanut sauce that makes up the soul of the dish. Said to be created by Teochew immigrants who used extended their ingenuity from the beloved barbecued skewers, satay bee hoon is noted to be a dying heritage dish as fewer people are willing to invest in making the labour-intensive delight. So while we still can enjoy it, here are the best hawker stalls to enjoy satay bee hoon in Singapore.