Think, Talk, Taste: Food Fad Frenzies

Start: 12 May 2017 | 13:30 - 14:30
Category: / Venue: Joglo. Festival Hub @Taman Kuliner (Google Maps)
Cost: Free

Gourmet mi goreng whipped Indonesian cities into a food fad frenzy last year; this year it was martabak modification and salted egg sauce. What fuels the nation’s insatiable appetite for food trends? Join culinary storytellers and food writers as they chew on the question: how does what we write about food translate to what’s on our plate?

Mie instan gourmet adalah tren kuliner  kota-kota di Indonesia tahun lalu; sedangkan martabak modifikasi dan saus telur asin adalah tren tahun ini. Apa yang membuat bangsa ini selalu dikelilingi oleh tren kuliner? Dengarkan para pendongeng kuliner ini membahas pertanyaan: bagaimana sebuah tulisan mengenai makanan dapat diterjemahkan ke atas piring?


Tzu-i Chuang Mullinax – Anthropologist in the Kitchen

Tzu-i Chuang Mullinax is a Taiwanese chef and food writer currently based in Jakarta. Known across the Chinese-speaking world as the ‘Anthropologist in the Kitchen’, her bestselling books and cooking …

Ade Putri Paramadita – Culinary Storyteller

Born and raised in a foodie family, Ade Putri is a former radio show host now at the helm of 6×6, a digital video series on Qubicle’s FoodieS channel. A …

Jed Doble – Food Writer and Publisher

Jed Doble is a respected food writer and publishing professional. His brand FoodieS publishes a monthly print magazine with digital channels, featuring culinary stories from across Indonesia, the Asia Pacific …

Kevindra Soemantri – The Restaurant Observer

Jakarta-based food writer, author, restaurant critic and self-taught chef, Kevindra has published three cookbooks and the bilingual The Jakarta Streetfood. His writing has appeared in Esquire, Herworld, Momentum Travel UK …

Rima Sjoekri – Author of Senirasa

Rima Sjoekri grew up in New Zealand. Guided by her instincts she dives deep into recipes to discover the cooking wisdom within, which culminated in her first book, Senirasa. Rima …