21 Apr '17, 7am

[Mothership] INSIDER Food’s video on “S’porean street food” at NYC’s Chomp Chomp doesn’t show real hawker food https://t.co/GndGK0t6uk

[Mothership] INSIDER Food’s video on “S’porean street food” at NYC’s Chomp Chomp doesn’t show real hawker food https://t.co/GndGK0t6uk

If you’ve ever been overseas for an extended period of time (say, more than three days), you will inevitably find yourself craving for some hawker favourites, like bak chor mee or char kway teow . Hawker food in Singapore are cultural and heritage gems that Singaporeans hold dear. So, when our hawker culture is reproduced overseas, we would reasonably expect them to be as close to what we have back home as possible. It is unfortunate then, that INSIDER Food , has quite a different idea of what our hawker food looks like. In a video that introduces New York City’s Chomp Chomp, the lifestyle page happily touts Crab Omelettes (US$17) , Chilli Crab Cheese Fries (US$16) , and Lamb Rendang Mee Pok (US$16) as “Singaporean street food”. Source: INSIDER While the food looks admittedly good, they are not we can usually find in our hawker centres. Rather, they lean more towards ModSi...

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2017/04/insider-foods-video-on-spore...

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