Food Affair with Mark Wiens is a fresh and invigorating journey of food obsession in Singapore, experienced through the eyes (and mouth) of popular food vlogger, Mark Wiens.
The HBO Asia Originals’ production is the first non-scripted food series hosted by Mark as he discovers the untold stories, personalities, and history behind Singapore’s smorgasbord of delicacies, from haute to hawker cuisine. The six-episode series is set to premiere on 18 November on HBO (Astro Ch 411), HBO GO and will debut same time on HBO Max in the U.S.
With over 9 million subscribers on YouTube, Mark is no stranger to sharing his love for street food and for the first time, Mark assumes his role as programme host in a food miniseries, Food Affair with Mark Wiens. Through the series, Mark deepens his understanding of Singapore’s dynamic food culture, acquainting himself not only with Singapore’s popular street food but its fine dining experiences as well.
Each episode features a star-studded panel of guests comprising a fine-dining chef, culinary veteran, and a hawker hero. Through conversations, Mark uncovers the artistry and stories, as well as the distinct and rich culinary heritage, that has made Singapore home to more than 50 Michelin-starred establishments and over 60 Bib Gourmand locations, including street food and hawker centre stalls.
Directed by Gillian Tan and Executive Produced and Created by pre-eminent filmmaker and consummate foodie, Eric Khoo, who also created the HBO anthology series Folklore 1 & 2 (2018, 2021) and the award-winning Food Lore (2019).
You can stream or download Food Affair with Mark Wiens from 18 November on HBO GO.
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