Will the Barang Naik phenomenon result in fewer people patronising street food – and turning to healthier home-cooked food at home instead (but even home-cooked food is getting expensive as a cursory glance at prices at the wet market will confirm)?

Or will the higher-end restaurants be the ones that suffer if their customers desert them and turn to cheaper street food options?

One reason for the hike in food prices is that Malaysia does not have self-sufficiency in our basic food supply. We are too busy building expensive condos and houses instead of providing our people with affordable food.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVwnMSijnJE

Thanks to blog reader Kumaran for this link.

Thanks to blog visitor Smart GrandDaddy for the video links.

So tell us, are you cutting back on eating out?

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