Singaporeans and Malaysians like to complain about overseas versions of their food. Captain’s Corner, in Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. Photo: Getty Images Singaporeans and Malaysians like to complain about overseas versions of their food. Captain’s Corner, in Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. Photo: Getty Images
Singaporeans and Malaysians like to complain about overseas versions of their food. Captain’s Corner, in Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. Photo: Getty Images
Andrew Sun
Opinion

Opinion

Mouthing Off by Andrew Sun

Singaporeans and Malaysians can never find food like at home when they’re overseas, they complain. It’s hard to take them seriously

  • Expats can find pretty good versions of their country’s cuisine in most of the world’s major cities – it may not be the best, but we try not to moan about it
  • So why are Singaporeans and Malaysians so vocal about the deficiencies of restaurants’ laksa, nasi lemak, beef rendang and bak kut teh?

Singaporeans and Malaysians like to complain about overseas versions of their food. Captain’s Corner, in Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. Photo: Getty Images Singaporeans and Malaysians like to complain about overseas versions of their food. Captain’s Corner, in Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. Photo: Getty Images
Singaporeans and Malaysians like to complain about overseas versions of their food. Captain’s Corner, in Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. Photo: Getty Images
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