What would you do in the name of love? This handsome Indian man named Jeevan gave up a finance job to run a hawker stall in Toa Payoh with his Chinese fiancée .
According to a report by Zaobao, 28-year-old Ji Jeevan set up shop at Block 116 Toa Payoh Lor 2 called the Li Na Fishball Noodle. The stall was named after his girlfriend, Melina.
The stall also went viral when Jeevan was the one who was featured as a seller during one of the stall’s operating hours.
According to the post from the stall’s Facebook page, their establishment is open from 7.00 am to 1.00 pm on weekdays while their operating hours on weekends are from 7.00 am to 8.30 pm.
The report said that Jeevan was working as an investment banker for eight years, while his girlfriend was in the digital marketing industry.
They made a comfortable combined five-digit salary, but since Jeevan wanted to spend more time with his girlfriend, he quit his job and started the stall, which sells bak chor mee and fishball noodles.
The same report said that he also liked to eat noodles since he was a child, and that’s the inspiration behind the stall.
Netizens react to the Indian man selling bak chor mee
Here are some reactions to the Indian man who gave up his high-paying job to sell bak chor mee and fishball noodles with his girlfriend:
Look at this hater who thinks they would fail too quickly:
While this commenter seems to be feeling the loneliness.
This comment, on the other hand, says that the love story that’s part of the business’ narrative has nothing to do with the stall’s success, and that the taste of the dish is what matters.
This commenter had a lot to say about their business model, but they also factored in that the couple running the stall were handsome and pretty at the same time.
While this commenter was inspired by the power of true love.
You can check out their Facebook page here and see what’s in store for you when you visit their stall.
What do you think of Jeevan, Melina, and their noodle stall? Let us know in the comments!