‘Nanny Meal’ item sparks controversy

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/03/23
By: Lin Chang-shun and Ted Chen

Taipei, March 23 (CNA) Diamond Cafe, a newly opened restaurant in high-rent eastern Taipei

Photo from Facebook.

Photo from Facebook.

catering specifically to families with children, sparked controversy on Monday with a picture of its “Nanny Meal” that it was later forced to withdraw.

The Nanny Meal, offered for NT$199, was targeted at foreign caregivers accompanying families for a meal at the upscale restaurant, made clear by the meal’s literal Chinese name — “Foreign Helper Meal.”

Posted by the restaurant on its Facebook page, the picture sparked the ire of Taiwan’s Internet community, which accused the restaurant of discriminating against foreign migrant workers.

They were also upset that the meal for caregivers cost less than a “Children’s Meal” priced at NT$299.     [FULL  STORY]

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