Raohe Night Market: Must Eat When You Visit

Night markets in Taipei

One of the greatest things about being in Taipei is going to the night markets. I can’t think of anywhere else in the world where the night markets are so much ingrained into a culture and fit into the Taiwanese way of life. When you’re in Taipei there’s a handful of popular night markets to visit, and… [Read More]

Kapitan Restaurant: Must Eat Tandoori Chicken in Penang


Who else loves tandoori chicken? One of the many legendary restaurants in Penang is Restoran Kapitan. While they serve a full menu of curries, nasi kandar, things grilled and roasted, and all sorts of other Indian dishes, they are mainly famous for their claypot biryani, and for their tandoori chicken and naan. On a day of sightseeing… [Read More]

Hainanese Nyonya Food in Penang and Amazing Fish Curry


It seems that you can walk right past some of the best restaurants in Penang without knowing they are restaurants. That was certainly the case for a restaurant, located just off Chulia Street in the center of Georgetown, known as Shing Kheang Aun (新琼安饭店). Just like the old school charcoal steamboat restaurant (more about this place coming… [Read More]