Chinatown stall manager upset over The Bachelor

The episode of the American dating show featured its contestants making a mockery of Asian cuisine

Contestants of The Bachelor.
Contestants of The Bachelor.PHOTO: THE WASHINGTON POST
BangBang Seafood BBQ.
BangBang Seafood BBQ.PHOTO: DESMOND FOO

When representatives of American dating show The Bachelor approached Ms Li Mu Zi last October to order an array of barbecued dishes from her stall, she was excited for her food to be showcased on television.

What the 36-year-old manager of BangBang Seafood BBQ in Chinatown did not realise was that her stall's barbecued chicken feet, pork intestine skewers and pig trotters would be met by exclamations of disgust and treated like a joke by the show's contestants.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 02, 2019, with the headline 'Chinatown stall manager upset over The Bachelor'. Print Edition | Subscribe