Hainanese chicken rice… sandwich? + more top stories | WTF SEA + HK | November 17, 2022

We’re not necessarily against culinary reinventions of our beloved national dishes, but when an LA-based sandwich shop put Singapore’s beloved Hainanese chicken rice between two pieces of bread, we had our doubts. But this week’s guest to WTF, Regional Managing Editor Delfina Utomo, argues that there’s some sense in the reinvention, as long as one is open minded enough to try. Tune in!

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