Let's face the facts, how many of your favourite street stalls you enjoyed as a child are still around today? Times change, people grow old and sometimes those old school methods of preparation and cooking gets lost in the cracks of modernization. We think as foodies and fans of street food, something has to be done.
Firstly to show appreciation for an art form (because making great char kuey teow is a work of art) that has given us so much pleasure through the years.
Secondly, to let these vendors and mom and pop shops know that we celebrate them. And finally, collectively we can work together to ensure our children will be able to taste this delicious legacy.
So to start it off let's give them some 'recognition'- that Street Food is something that deserves your attention, your votes and a place in their very own Hall of Fame.
The LOVE your street Food campaign will run from 1st October 2010 to 30th November 2010. During that time nominations for the Annual Foodsters' Awards will be determined by 18th October then the fun begins!
We will be running Food Crawls and challenges for foodies to check out the final nominees. This site will also be featuring the nominees in more depth so you can get to know the men and women behind the food. There will be contests, challenges, videos and all kinds of food related mayhem on this site.
During October and November too, the site will be opened for voting. Spread the work, eat the food and VOTE.
A special awards dinner will be held on 3rd December 2010 for the 2nd Annual Foodsters' Awards.