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This Is Singapore's First Halal-Certified Hawker Centre Run By The Differently-Abled

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Siti Ayeeshah Zaki  •  Sep 13, 2021

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Away from the popular Changi Village Hawker Centre or MBS food court lies a little hawker centre just a 2-minute walk away from Boon Keng MRT Station. They've got 7 different stalls which sell all sorts of food! From Western to Local favourites, you won't be able to get enough of it. The best part? Dignity Kitchen's run by the differently-abled. This social enterprise has helped built and return dignity to the differently-abled by building the disadvantaged through their passions, and you can play a part simply by having a meal there!

Dignity Kitchen Hawker Centre

Established in 2010, Project Dignity started off as a platform to engaged in positive impact through local cuisine. Now Singapore’s first social enterprise food court working with the differently-abled, they offer quality food and service to the public.
Credit: Dignity Kitchen on Facebook If you're in the area, drop by Dignity Kitchen for a morning kopi or head over with your family for Saturday brunch! Dignity Kitchen's got a High Tea menu that both you and your loved ones will enjoy. With amazing variety and quality, their bakery serves muffins that go at just $2.50, premium cakes such as Pulut Hitam Chiffon Cake or Ondeh Ondeh Cake at just $59, and many more.   
Credit: Dignity Kitchen on Facebook Their High Tea Menu serves delicious pastries such as Apple Crumble Pie. You could also satisfy your appetite with local delights like Samosas or Sotong Balls! Their Bento Menu has even more variety with both Singaporean and Western favourites. They've got 3 types of Chicken Rice (Achar, Braised Egg & Tak Kwa), Fish & Chips, and even Nasi Lemak! Their bento sets go for $8, $10, or $12 depending on what you're craving for. So there's definitely enough for anyone who frequents the hawker centre. You'll never get bored.
Credit: Dignity Kitchen on Facebook P.S. They even have pan-seared fish fillets, a definite must-try for any western food lover! Takeaways are just as scrumptious - from Kolo Mee and Mee Siam to Rojak, have your cravings satiated won't be a problem.
Credit: Dignity Kitchen on Facebook

Pay It Forward

 If you're in the area and planning to have lunch there, bring some extra cash! Pay a meal for a person in need's meal with Dignity Kitchen's Pay It Forward programme. All it takes is $3.50. You can contribute directly at 69 Boon Keng Road or head over to their website for the PayNow QR Code.
Credit: Dignity Kitchen on Facebook

Halal Mooncakes

This 2021, Dignity Kitchen has also opened up orders for the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival! Going at $42-$60, they've got 3 different flavours for you to choose from: Lotus Paste With Melon Seeds Mooncake, Single Yolk Lotus Paste Mooncake and Double Yolk Lotus Paste Mooncake. You could also get some Assorted Mooncakes for $60 a box!
Credit: Dignity Kitchen on Facebook Do note that you've got to order at least 10 boxes for every order though, so it's definitely something you could consider sharing with loved ones 🥰 With so much good food, you're one step closer to contributing to a good cause just by eating at Dignity Kitchen if you're in the area! Dignity Kitchen Halal Status: Halal-Certified Address: 69 Boon Keng Road Singapore, Singapore 339772 Opening Hours: Daily; 8am-7pm Contact: 9853 9086 Website | Facebook