Telemad: Jason's Market Trails will leave viewers hankering for authentic eats; Best Interest could do with tighter script

Best Interest starring Tien Hsin and Hans Chung. The Best Interest script tends to fall back on traditional Taiwanese idol drama styles with lengthy flashback scenes and cheesy slow motion shots.
Best Interest starring Tien Hsin and Hans Chung. The Best Interest script tends to fall back on traditional Taiwanese idol drama styles with lengthy flashback scenes and cheesy slow motion shots.PHOTO: STARHUB

SINGAPORE - For all of its beautiful cinematography and hype, Netflix food documentary series Street Food has gotten a lot of flak for being poorly researched.

The Singapore episode, for example, sparked criticism for not featuring Indian cuisine at all, and also for spending way too much time on putu piring (steamed rice flour cakes), arguably an odd choice to represent the Lion City since it is so uncommon.

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