13 Jun '13, 1am

Fresh! Parochialism has no place in a global context

Fresh! Parochialism has no place in a global context

Parochialism has no place in a global context There’s a rather lively discussion on Facebook. It started when I was linked to Robyn Eckhart’s Eating Asia blog entry: “George Town: The State of the (Our) Stomach(s)” by alert reader, Umami . There are a few write-ups and blog entries in the discussion, so I’ll include them here: George Town: The State of the (Our) Stomach(s) What the Heck Is a World Street Food Congress, Anyway? Keeping the Street in Street Food Anyway, I’ve read Ms. Eckhart’s blog entries and the article and after reading them, I’ve summarized these main points: Ms Eckhart objects to Seetoh’s proposal of the Singaporean Street Food Evolution as a model for the world to follow. There is too much celebrity and maleness in the Council. If you’re contemplating a street food-fueled tour of southeast Asia you’d be crazy to skip Penang. And oh yes, Ms. Eckhart did...

Full article: http://food.recentrunes.com/?p=10887

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