Monday, November 06, 2006

A shard of Chubby wisdom...

"The only people who can really get away with going to restaurant's anonymously are everyday people (which is why blogs have become great resources of reviews). But every person's tastes are different. And what you think stinks may be another person's best meal."
Sunday, May 28, 2006

I was Googling Il Lido and Chubby Hubby's web inadvertently appeared out of the results. Being curious of what he had to say, I popped in and amidst the replies to the commentry, I found the above.

It's not a very deep insight, that above. No disparagement to Aun Koh intended here. Objectively, we're talking about the statement, not the person uttering the words so forget for a moment whom mouthed them.

Rings a whole lot of truth doesn't it? I don't know how many of us have ever given this any thought. But it's probably one of the most resonant statement in the niche of food blogs ever made. That I've read. And it follows with another liner which highlights subjectivity. One that many fails to remember. So what Aun has identified is that celebrity bloggers are disadvantaged (whether they think that or not) by their own statuses in the spirit of candid reviews whilst the everyday littlebodies like me still manage to get around without special treatment. What of individual taste? Does it skew opinions for you? What do you read in what you've read?

1 comment:

LiquidShaDow said...

Well said mingyou. Food preferences are like art aren't they. It's very subjective to individualism and one man's meat could certainly be the other dude's crap.