Tek Sen Restaurant: Heritage Chinese Food in Penang

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As soon as you arrive in Penang you’ll notice the huge Chinese influence. One of the best places to start exploring Chinese culture in Penang is by eating, and there’s no shortage of Chinese restaurants and street food stalls throughout the city. One of the more well known heritage Chinese restaurants in George Town is Tek Sen… [Read More]

Curry Noodles at Langkawi’s Laksa Carnival 2015

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Malaysia is a country that loves food. And among the many incredible dishes available in the country, one of the local favorites is a dish called laksa, which loosely translates to noodles and curry. But throughout Malaysia (and even in Singapore and Thailand where laksa can be compared to khanom jeen) almost every state has their own… [Read More]

Wantan Mee in Penang at Lebuh Acheh Wantan Mee

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Malaysian style kon lou wantan mee is typically a dish of egg noodles in a black sauce, topped with dumplings, slices of char siu, and boiled choi sum. When I was in Penang, I went to a food stall right in the heart of George Town called Lebuh Acheh Wantan Mee for a simple, yet pretty tasty… [Read More]

9 Polynesian Foods to Eat at the Polynesian Cultural Center

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Nothing goes with culture better than food. When we were in Hawaii, my wife Ying and I were invited to the Polynesian Cultural Center to explore the different Polynesian villages, and to experience Polynesian food. I got to try some of the popular snacks and foods from some of the major Polynesian islands, and I’m about to share everything… [Read More]

Delicious Filipinio Food in Honolulu at Naty’s Kitchen

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Filipino’s make up a significant portion of Hawaii’s population. And even though Filipino food (I think) is underrepresented in the US so far, or outside of the Philippines, there are quite a few good Filipino restaurants throughout Hawaii. Located right in Honolulu, one of the most well known Filipino restaurants is Naty’s Kitchen. This blog post… [Read More]

Nasi Dagang Pak Malau: Fish Curry and a Stunning View

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Sometimes it’s not only about the food, but about the entire experience. At Nasi Dagang Pak Malau, a small neighborhood countryside restaurant in Langkawi, the food was spectacular. But the friendly owner, and the view overlooking the rice fields with the highest mountain on the island in the background, is what made it even better…. [Read More]