A quick guide to the World Streetfood Congress 2013


The World Streetfood Congress is dedicated to awww screw this: let the deep thoughts come later but for now, head on down to the event at F1 Pit Building & Paddock, 1 Republic Boulevard, Singapore 038975.

There are many reasons to do this and they are…

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Posted on 5th Jun 2013 in American, Asian, Chinese, Food and Drink, Indian, Indonesian, Malaysia, Mexican, Singapore  |  1 comment

Good eating on Lorong Selamat in Penang


Malaysia is famed for its excellent street food and there’s no better place to experience this than The Pearl of the Orient, Penang. The concentration of street food and coffeeshops in Georgetown is fantastic and most convenient for the lazy tourist.

In particular, Lorong Selamat stands out as a destination worthy of making a detour from your Butterfly Farm (excellent!) and Spice Garden (mosquito trap) sojourns.

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Posted on 26th Nov 2012 in Malaysia, Penang  |  Comments off

The KL Eat List 2011

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It seems to be de riguer to show how well traveled one is (or at least how well-off the parents are) by reminiscing about the time one spent in the west as a student and repeat ad nauseam about that one visit to a famous restaurant.

Unfortunately, this blog is unable to follow the norm especially on this recent trip to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia because he was traveling with a seriously bad-ass sore throat and a fever that no amount of drugs soothe or comfort. However as the car cautiously ate up the 230 klicks of asphalt and road kill, with Pink Floyd on the stereo, there’s a feeling of serenity, secure in the knowledge that we’re in for a magnificent makan.

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Posted on 12th May 2011 in Makankaki, Malaysia  |  Comments off

Dinner at Cilantro, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and a discussion on sous vide cooking amongst other things over drinks at Frangipani


Simon had been talking about Cilantro for the longest time now, so he made reservations a few weeks before my arrival and persuaded Chef Takashi Kimura to create a menu for us.

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Posted on 21st Dec 2010 in French, Fusion, Japanese, Malaysia  |  3 comments

Kedai Makanan Yut Kee in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Immediately after leaving the hospital, Simon asked if I wanted Kelantanese or a simpler meal. The latter being KL’s oldest continuously running coffee shop since 1928.

Having just stepped out of the Emergency Ward on wobbly legs, I decided to go for something less adventurous.

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Posted on 8th Dec 2010 in Food and Drink, Hainanese, Malaysia, Old School, Peranakan  |  3 comments

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