TINUTUAN IN THE EATING PATTERN OF THE STUDENTS OF THE STATE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL 9 MANADO, NORTH SULAWES
Adolescence is easily influenced by flow of globalization, including the selection of food. Fast food choices have caused some traditional foods been marginalized, such as sago and sinduka as the staple food of the local communities in North Sulawesi Province. In addition, there is also tinutuan, which is the traditional food that is the specialty of Manado City. This research aims to examine the existence of tinutuan menu in the pattern of eating habits of the students of state Senior High School 9 Manado. Data was obtained through observation, interview and literature review using qualitative approach. Informants were determined by purposive sampling with the principle of snowball sampling. Problem analysis uses relevant theory. The results show that the preparation, processing and presentation of culinary tinutuan of state Senior High School 9 Manado are a series of culinary tinutuan that are influenced by the internal and external elements of the students. In conclusion, culinary tinutuan is a traditional food needs to be maintained for it contains vital nutrients for the body used to distinguish a culture from national culture (Indonesia) and global culture. The struggle between local cultural values is higher in intensity resulting in cultural transition or change due to the influence of global cultural values.