Boss of famed bak chor mee stall in Bedok North dies

SINGAPORE - The boss of a famous bak chor mee stall in Bedok North's Fengshan Market and Food Centre has reportedly died.

Lianhe Wanbao reported that the family of Mr Sim Chee Huat, the boss of Xing Ji Rou Cuo Mian at Block 85 Bedok North Street 4, said he passed away from illness.

Mr Sim, who passed away on Wednesday (May 11) at about 2.15pm, is survived by his wife and two daughters.

Xing Ji is famous for its soup noodles and has been around for 70 years, according to the report. It started as a push-cart business at Old Changi Road, and moved into Fengshan Food Centre in 1976.

As the stall opens until the wee hours in the morning, it is popular with people looking for supper. It has also won numerous awards.

Some stall keepers at Fengshan Food Centre were surprised to learn that Mr Sim had died, Wanbao said.