Negi ramen or ネギラーメン is a busy ramen shop located near Higashi-Okayama station. I visited the shop twice in the last 2 weeks and it’s a busy place. Like the name implies, they serve ramen with a lot of negi ( Japanese leek) and green onion.
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After a little river cruise on the Chao Phraya river, we got off at the Sathorn pier which is located near the Saphan Taksin MRT station. We decided to have lunch at Prachak Roasted Duck, a restaurant founded in 1909.
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Nan House is a tiny Nepali/Indian restaurant located in the Nakaicho area under the shinkansen tracks between the Tsuyama line and the Sanyo line. I’ve been there twice for dinner and I was surprised by the taste of their curry.
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My wife and I discovered roti canai in Melaka in 2014 and I’ve been craving this Indian flatbread ever since. After Googling roti + Kuala Lumpur, Valentine Roti seem to be the #1 roti Kuala Lumpur. We took a cab to this modest roti restaurant to figure out if they were as good as everybody was saying or they were genius at boosting their SEO.
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Chow Kit is the largest fresh market in Kuala Lumpur and it’s easily accessible from Chow Kit station. Visiting a market is often the highlight of exploring a new city and Chow Kit offers a glimpse into the unique taste of Malaysian cuisine.
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An open kitchen right on the sidewalk in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, a bunch of red plastic chairs, a bubbly owner, Soo Kee Mee was a real pleasure located just a few minutes from Bukit Bintang station.
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Tim Ho Wan is an Hong Kong institution and I decided to forgo of my “eating local” philosophy because the pork buns are simply amazing.
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When I visited Melaka two years ago, I tried to visit Mods Cafe but got turned down by the staff because I walked in 5 min before they close down. This time, I got a slightly warmer reception.
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Restaurant Selvam was right around the corner from The Sterling Hotel where we stayed in Melaka (Malacca). We noticed that it was always busy, so we decided to give it a try. The restaurant is located in the Little India part of Melaka. If you walk down the street, you can find some really cool stores selling all kind of wonderful things.
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While in Melaka, you should not miss a chance to eat Nyonya or Peranakan food. Nyonya cuisine is a mix of Chinese and Malay influences and it’s worth a taste. We decided to give nyonya cooking a go at Bulldog Cafe which brings a stylish and modern twist on Nyonya cuisine.
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By Luc Gougeon
Caffè Italia is some sort of weird anchor with reality. After year of absence from Montreal, it felt like an old familiar place despite the fact it had been renovated. It was thrill to bring my wife there. Caffè Italia is an happy place in my mind.
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By Luc Gougeon
When I visited Hong Kong, roasted goose was high on my list of things to try. Yat Lok with its Michelin star piqued my curiosity. It’s very popular and most definitely worth a visit.
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