Thai Food TV Show in Thailand (& I’ll Be the One Eating)

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About two months ago I received an email (in Thailand)… It went something along the lines of this: “Hi Mark Wiens, we’ve seen your YouTube videos, and we like how you express your passion for food. We’re producing a food tv show documentary about Thai food, and we’d like you to be part of it.” At first […]

For Grilled Meat on Stick, Japanese Have it Figured Out

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In between meals of insanely fresh and delicious sushi when I was in Tokyo, I was also excited to hang out and eat skewers of grilled succulent meat known as yakitori. There are a near infinite quantity of small yakitori-ya restaurants in Tokyo, serving up tasty sticks of grilled meat paired with refreshing beverages. One day, after walking […]

Yamazato Restaurant – Fine Japanese Food in Bangkok

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Having recently visited Tokyo, I’ve still been dreaming and re-living in my mind all the amazing food I ate when I was there. From sashimi to sukiyaki, there were so many incredibly memorable meals I ate in Japan. Back to home base in Bangkok, and there’s no shortage of Japanese restaurants. My wife Ying and I, were invited to […]

Hand-Made Soba at Narutomi (手打ち蕎麦 成冨) in Tokyo

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Soba, or thin noodles made form buckwheat, is a popular dish of Japanese cuisine. When I was in Tokyo, I noticed that soba noodles were served at both cheap fast food restaurants as well as at specialty upscale artisan style restaurants. One day, I decided it was time to experience an authentic and high quality version […]

Love Sushi? Eat Here When You’re In Tokyo

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You can research and research about the restaurants you want to eat at when you travel… Love Sushi? Eat Here When You’re In Tokyo Sushi in Tokyo – Here’s A Restaurant For You But in the end, when you’re in a big city, I still think one of the best ways to find great local restaurants […]