Remember the Names
Legacy is a rather tricky subject. Is it something you pass down that is tangible: a material good that can be put up on a pedestal? Or is it life lessons you learn from your predecessors? What can you pass down to the next generation that takes on your mantle? For places to become a part of the food heritage in Singapore, they have to have a few elements: tenacious people who are guardians of something beloved, a story that’s waiting to be told, and people who are willing to listen and safeguard that story for the next generation.
To read more on this subject, read our Cover Story available in our Nov/Dec issue of Cuisine and Wine Asia. The print magazine is available at Kinokuniya, MPH, and Times bookstores. To subscribe to a digital edition of our magazine, head on to Magzter and subscribe there!