28 Aug '12, 10am

I agree with “Food and its inherent culture should provide and bond humankind, not divide and conquer.”

I agree with “Food and its inherent culture should provide and bond humankind, not divide and conquer.”

Foodies who embrace hawker food have at least four events to attend in the coming weeks. They were ideas hatched just over the weekend, sparked by the dispute between a blogger and the organiser of Diner En Blanc Singapore, who initially thumbed the idea that local Singapore food was not “in line with the image” of the event. While the dust has settled (the organiser has apologised and the blogger had accepted the apology), the hoo-ha has set off calls to organise a few nationwide makan events in the name of celebrating local fare. Some of the events being organised are Diner En Noir (private event), Super White (merging with Makan Day) and Makan Day, the latter an initiative by popular blogger Mr Brown. Many who aired their opinions online hissed at the organiser’s initial elitist view of local food which they felt was not in the vein of the event. Some readers took it th...

Full article: http://www.makansutra.com/foodblog/?p=7470

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