Food for Thought: Clickbait vs the Art of Transcribing Taste

Start: 13 Apr 2018 | 12:30 - 13:30
Category: / Venue: Joglo. Festival Hub @ Taman Kuliner (Google Maps)
Cost: Free

With food reviews increasingly being reduced to lists of ‘5 places you must try (insert food fad here)’, or ‘5 dishes you must eat in (insert city here)’, is food writing rapidly going stale? Some of Southeast Asia’s foremost food scribes will serve fresh insights on the battle between clickbait and the art of transcribing taste.

Dengan artikel mengenai makanan kini kebanyakan berjudul ‘5 tempat yang harus kamu coba (tulis tren makanan di sini), atau ‘5 hidangan yang wajib kamu cicipi di (tulis nama kota di sini)’, apakah kini penulisan kuliner sudah membosankan? Beberapa penulis kuliner ternama Asia Tenggara akan menyajikan wawasan mereka mengenai pertarungan antara artikel clickbait dan seni dari menerjemahkan cita rasa ke dalam tulisan.


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Laksmi Pamuntjak – Indonesian Novelist, Poet, and Food Critic

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