Eating a Winning Bowl of Mohinga in a Yangon Parking Lot

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Sometimes you have no plans to eat… but it just feels right. You’re walking along, with little intention to eat anything, but then you see a stall that calls your name. You might not even be sure why, but something having to do with the atmosphere, the fresh look of the food, the aroma that hits […]

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 […]

In Zanzibar, Delicious Local Food at Passing Show Hotel (Restaurant)

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Ask just about any local Zanzibari for a great local Zanzibari food restaurant in central Stone Town, and they’ll either point you to Lukmaan (another great restaurant), or Passing Show Hotel. Both restaurants serve nearly the same menu, a full range of Zanzibari favorites like pilau rice and biryani, and a variety of curries, stews, and […]

KOYA Restaurant – Japanese Udon Noodles in London

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During our quick trip to London, after the Chowzter food awards, we met up with Anton from Our Awesome Planet and Hans from Eats and Treats, and went to a restaurant called KOYA Udon. Koya is a simple, but neatly designed, Japanese restaurant located in the trendy London district of Soho. They are known for their udon, the […]

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 […]

E. Pellicci – The Friendliest Breakfast You’ll Eat in London

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Opened in 1904, E. Pellicci is a neighborhood cafe (or greasy spoon), located on the east side of London. The restaurant has Italian roots, as you could probably already tell from the name, and they serve a menu that includes a combination of Italian favorites with English dishes as well. One of the most popular […]