Nasi ambeng. Photo: Twitter Nasi ambeng. Photo: Twitter
Nasi ambeng. Photo: Twitter

Singapore’s Violet Oon food culture appropriation dispute shows importance of a name

  • The Peranakan restaurant helmed by a celebrity chef unveiled a set meal that led to charges of cultural appropriation
  • It apologised for failing to make clear the significance of ‘nasi ambeng’, which originated in Java, Indonesia

Topic |   Singapore
Nasi ambeng. Photo: Twitter Nasi ambeng. Photo: Twitter
Nasi ambeng. Photo: Twitter
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