Food Lore’s “Tamarind” episode is set in Singapore and follows single parent who runs a hawker-centre stall.
Stephen McCarty
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Tuck into HBO Asia’s Food Lore for a glimpse into the life and struggles of the masses

  • A struggling single parent, a domestic helper and an Alzheimer’s patient make up three of the eight stories this anthology drama series serves up
  • It’s a food show that doesn’t focus on an egotistical celebrity chef for a change

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Food Lore’s “Tamarind” episode is set in Singapore and follows single parent who runs a hawker-centre stall.
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When acclaimed director Martin Scorsese celebrated the experience of going to see a film at the cinema, he overlooked the annoyance of other people watching it too. Illustration: Mario Riviera
Stephen McCarty
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Stephen McCarty

Cinema etiquette: the scourge of munching at the movies

  • The movie theatre experience Martin Scorsese is trumpeting doesn’t exist in the real world as noisy film-goers are ruining the entire experience with their senseless snacking

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When acclaimed director Martin Scorsese celebrated the experience of going to see a film at the cinema, he overlooked the annoyance of other people watching it too. Illustration: Mario Riviera
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