By Luc Gougeon
When we decided to visit Melaka again, the idea of eating at Pak Putra weighted a lot in the balance. 2 years ago we enjoyed our meal at Pak Putra so much that we kept playfully reminding ourselves about the next time we would eat it. (Click here to read my original post)
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Pizzeria Cerchio was originally a food truck before they opened their brick and mortar restaurant in Soja city. I once tried their pizza at an event and quite enjoyed it.
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By Luc Gougeon
Yamau coffee stand is located right the heart of the Bikan historical area of Kurashiki a short distance from Ivy Square and the Ohara Museum.
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On my way back from the Bikan historical area of Kurashiki, I stumbled upon Chat Orange, a tiny little shop selling banh mi, bagel and hot wine. The combination might be a little bit odd,however, I ordered a banh mi out of pure curiosity.
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Kirakuen 喜楽園 is a busy ramen shop in the Mizushima area of Kurashiki. I’ve driven near this shop for the better without ever noticing it.
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Kakouken 華光軒 is an old Chinese restaurant very well hidden in a tiny alley behind Bic Camera. If you come from Okayama Station, the electronic store is located across the street on your left.
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Disclaimer: I am not a chef in a Michelin starred restaurant. I like cooking and I love cooking gear…
A friend who recently visited Japan from New York City brought me a pair of Gray Kunz sauce spoons to my greatest geeky delight.
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I stumbled on Cafe St-Henri when I visited the Jean-Talon market. This is a satellite of the original cafe St-Henri located on rue Notre-Dame.
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Ichiban Shokuji Dokoro or 一番食事処 is located in Mizushima part of Kurashiki. The shop name means “the best place to eat” They serve Hakata style ramen and it was recommended by somebody who is from Kyushu. If you are familiar with the area, it’s located a minute from the Tsutaya movie rental shop.
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I read about Dispatch Coffee in the coffee press . I knew I had to visit Dispatch coffee as soon as I arrived in Montreal. I visited the main coffee shop and roastery located on St-Zotique West street. The area is mostly commercial and feels a bit like it’s the middle of nowhere, but it’s worth the visit.
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Mitchan okonomiyaki has always been one of my favorite in Hiroshima city and the new Miyabi branch located on the 10th floor of the Sogo department store brings this Hiroshima speciality to another level.
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Caffe San Simeon was my surprise coffee discovery. I have walked in front of it for many years and never noticed it. I guess that Caffe Italia was my unique destination in Little Italy and never gave two shits about other places.
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