rosem_featured_002

FoodJuly 3, 2018

Let me watch you eat: Rose Matafeo makes mukbang

rosem_featured_002

Mukbang is a South Korean video craze in which a host eats huge amounts of foods while interacting with their audience. Comedian and mukbang superfan Rose Matafeo decided to make her own mukbang, so she bought $60 of takeaways from Double Happy in Te Atatū South, west Auckland, and got to work.


The Spinoff’s food content is brought to you by Freedom Farms. Our relationship with food, the way we produce it, buy it and eat it, provides wonderful insight into our society and how it works. Freedom Farms reckon talking about food is nearly as much fun as eating it, and they’re excited to facilitate some good conversations around food provenance in Aotearoa New Zealand.

A new documentary follows Scribe’s grim past, and looks towards a hopefully brighter future. Image compilation: TVNZ/Tina Tiller

Behind the scenes of Scribe’s new documentary

'We knew that potentially it could be an incomplete or unfinished story arc and that the end of the story might well be Scribe's vanished again.'
Mad Chapman, Editor
The Spinoff has covered the news that matters in 2021, most recently the delta outbreak. Help us continue this coverage, and so much more, by supporting The Spinoff Members.Madeleine Chapman, EditorJoin Members

Get The Spinoff
in your inbox

Food

(Image: Tina Tiller)

Why on earth is iced coffee so expensive?

As iced coffee season returns for another humid summer, so too has the question of why the price tag is so high.
Jewelled couscous (Photo: Emma Boyd)

Recipe: Jewelled couscous

Looks fancy, sounds fancy, tastes great – and takes literal minutes to prepare.
(Image: Tina Tiller)

Crushing on cabbages

An ode to the unsung hero of the produce section.