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Nancy’s Kitchen – Authentic Peranakan Cuisine Since 1999

Besides being the historical center of Malaysia with numerous well-preserved colonial and Dutch architectures, Melaka is also known for its Peranakan cuisine.  Peranakan cuisine marries the Chinese style of cooking with Malay use of spices to create tantalizing dishes. There are many peranakan restaurants in Melaka, one of the most acclaimed is Nancy’s Kitchen. Nancy […]

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Mido Cafe – Old School Cha Chaan Teng with More Than 60 Years of History

Opened in 1950, Mido Cafe is one of the oldest cha chaan teng in Hong Kong. Many Hong Kong movies and dramas such as “Goodbye Mr. Cool”, “PTU”, “Revolving Doors of Vengeance”and “Street Fighters” were shot here. This is also the place where Japanese drama “See You in Kowloon” was shot, drawing many Japanese to […]

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Fulum Fisherman’s Wharf Restaurant – Hidden Dim Sum Restaurant in Kowloon

Dim sum is one of the most iconic food in Hong Kong and there is no shortage of dim sum restaurants in Hong Kong. From Michelin-starred restaurants to small shops, there is something for every budget.  The dim sum restaurant that I am going to introduce to you is called Fulum Fisherman’s Wharf Restaurant. A […]

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Yee Shun Milk Company – Hong Kong Famous Double Skin Steamed Milk

With outlets spread all around Hong Kong and Macau, Yee Shun Milk Company is a popular dessert place in Hong Kong and Macau known for its steamed milk pudding. Ginger Steamed Milk was listed on CNN’s “Hong Kong Food: 40 Dishes We Can’t Live Without” and Yee Shun Milk Company was listed as the go-to place […]

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Mian Mian Dian – Cart Noodle Restaurant in Jordan

Cart noodles, which is otherwise known as 车仔面  (che zai mian), is one of Hong Kong’s iconic dishes which got its name from being sold from independent street carts in the 1950s. There are hundreds if not thousands of smalls shops all around Hong Kong that specializes in cart noodles, but I would like to […]

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Sang Kee Congee & Noodle – Yau Ma Tei’s Famous Congee Restaurant

Sang Kee Congee started out as an open-air food stall on Burd Street and it has now expanded in a four-shop operation. Its original flagship is located at its original spot in Sheung Wan, serving up Cantonese congee so good that even Hong Kong renowned food critic Chua Lam has written many rave reviews. Sang Kee […]

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Sushi no Musashi (JR Kyoto Station) – Famous Conveyor Belt Sushi Restaurant in Kyoto Station

When I was researching on notable restaurants to try out in Kyoto, the name “Sushi no Musashi” kept popping up in my search results. Sushi no Musashi is ranked as number 63 out of 12972 restaurants in Kyoto and number 3 sushi restaurant in Kyoto. 46% of reviewers on TripAdvisor says Musashi Sushi is “excellent” […]

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Harakiku Shokudo – Ginkakuji Restaurant with 90 Years of History

Ginkakuji, which means Silver Pavilion, is one of Kyoto’s most iconic sightseeing spots. Its official name is Joshi-ji and it was built in 1482 by shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa as his retirement villa. It was modelled after the Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion). If you are looking for a good restaurant around Ginkakuji, I would like to introduce […]

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Curry House 11 Imasa – Curry Rice Restaurant in Shinjuku Station with 50 Year History!

If you are in Shinjuku Station and you are looking for a place to have a quick bite, let me introduce you to Curry House 11 Imasa. Since its establishment in 1964, Curry House 11 Imasa has been feeding generations of Japanese people. Curry House 11 Imasa opens at 7am daily, making it the perfect place […]

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Nezameya – Unagi Restaurant near Fushimi Inari Taisha with 500 Years of History

Established in 1540, Nezameya was named by Hideyoshi Toyotomi, Toyotomi Hideyoshi was a preeminent daimyō, warrior, general, samurai, and politician of the Sengoku period. One day, after visiting Fushimi Inari Taisha, Toyotomi Hideyoshi was looking for a place to rest but all the shops were not open early in the morning. Nezameya was the only shop that was […]