50 photos that show why Singapore has the greatest street food in the world


Nasi lemak street food in Singapore


Nasi Lemak.

Singapore is famous for its street food. In fact, it's so good that two hawker stalls there - street food vendors - just received a Michelin star each.


While Singapore has plenty of five-star fine dining options, most people opt to eat street food in the city's inexpensive hawker centers, which are open-air food courts where vendors prepare everything from Malaysian curries to Indian roti and Chinese noodle soups.

However, these beloved hawker centers may be in danger of disappearing as younger chefs aren't interested in learning the trade and are gravitate toward more high-end restaurants.

Here are 50 photos that show why Singapore is so famous for its street food.