The Uncle of All Burgers

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Tanjung Bungah’s neighbourhood favourite Uncle Burger lures passers-by with sizzling patties and caramelised onions.

One can find all the flavours of the world at Tanjung Bungah. From Bulgarian to Mexican cuisine, the variety reflects the multiculturalism that thrives in the suburb; Tanjung Bungah is an expatriate magnet, and has been for decades.

It is this that drew Wong Keat Hin to set up shop – or rather, truck – there. Before food trucks became the fad, Wong was already serving up mouth-watering burgers, hotdogs and egg banjos from his mobile kitchen, a frills-free lori pasar malam.

Fondly nicknamed Uncle Burger by his customers, Wong and his wife Angeline have been in the business since 1978, happening upon it by chance: “My wife’s cousin was actually operating the business before we came along.


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