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Burger & Lobster (Soho) – Beef Burgers and Wild Lobsters

SANDEMANs NEW Europe Free Tour of London ended at Parliament Square. I was feeling a little hungry so I decided to look for a restaurant to have some lunch.  I remembered from my earlier research that a famous burger restaurant is around the area, so I decided to try and find it.  Established in 2011, […]

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Mother Mash – Classic British Mash and Pie, Sticky Toffee British Pudding

Pie and mash is one of the most traditional and iconic British food. It is traditionally a working-class food as it is cheap, in plentiful supply and easy to prepare. Pie and mash restaurants have been in London since 19th century.  I searched the internet for a reputable mash and pie restaurant in London.  Mother […]

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Pedra Alta – Portuguese Seafood Restaurant in France and Portugal

After conquering the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe, my cousin and I were famished. We decided to look up the Portuguese restaurant that she mentioned called Pedra Alta.  Pedra Alta translates into “high stone” in Portuguese, which is where Pedra Alta originated from. The “high stone” at the seaside marks a natural fishing […]

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L’As du Fallafel – Fallafel, Shawarma and Kebabs

Just a few shop down the road from La Droguerie du Marais, L’As du Fallafel is a Middle Eastern eatery that is known for its fallafel, shawarma and kebabs.  L’As du Fallafel, which translates to “The Ace of Falafel”, was also awarded TripAdvisor’s “Certificate of Excellence 2015-2018”. L’As du Fallafel has been featured on many publications […]

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La Droguerie du Marais – Delicious Crepes in Malais, Paris

Crepes are a type of thin pancake, filled with either sweet or savory fillings.  Crepes is common in many European countries, North Africa and South America.  Crepes is very popular in Paris, you will find a crepe shop every other street. I not only wanted to eat crepes, but I wanted to eat the BEST […]

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豪品味冰品 – Dessert Shop in Shilin Night Market for Snow Ice

After endless walking and snacking in Shilin Night Market (or have it at 忠誠號蚵仔煎 if you are lazy like me), it’s time for some desserts.  Just a few steps away is 豪品味冰品, a dessert shop that not only has fresh fruit juice but desserts as well.  The first floor is mostly for ordering, there are […]

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忠誠號蚵仔煎 – Popular Restaurant in Shilin Night Market

Thanks to Taiwan variety shows, Shilin Night Market is one of the most famous night market in Taipei.  Many people come to Shilin Night Market to sample the different Taiwanese snacks.  If you want to sample of the popular Taiwanese snacks without having to elbow your way around throngs of tourists, I recommend 忠誠號蚵仔煎 (蚵仔煎 […]

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Yong-Kang Beef Noodle – Michelin Bib Gourmand Beef Noodles in Taipei

For some reason, Taiwan is famous for beef noodles. 8 beef noodle restaurants made it into the Michelin Guide Taipei 2018 Bib Gourmand Selection.  Out of the 8 beef noodle restaurants, Yong-Kang Beef Noodle is probably the most famous, having appeared in various Taiwanese variety shows.  I have been to Taipei quite a number of times […]

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魚丸伯仔 – 70 Years Fishball Shop in Jiufen Old Street

Jiufen was a Japanese mining hub during the Japanese gold rush during World War II. It has now become a tourist attraction where Taiwanese and foreigners like to visit on a day trip from Taipei.  Jiufen Old Street is the main street in Jiufen, packed with teahouses, street-food shacks and souvenir shops. Let me introduce […]

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三寶大腸麵線 (Taipei) – Mee Sua Restaurant with 30 Years History

三寶大腸麵線 originated from Kaohsiung and there is one outlet in Taipei. It has been around for more than 30 years.  Located in Wanhua District, it is not a place tourists will frequent and only locals will know about this place. As the name suggests, 三寶大腸麵線 specializes in mian xian, which is also commonly known as […]