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Sunday’s Grocery – Delicious Fried Chicken & Sandwiches. One-Stop Store by Yardbird

[Hong Kong] Conceptualised by the team behind Yardbird – the hip Japanese yakitori and izakaya joint, is Sunday’s Grocery. Located at Kennedy Town, they brand themselves as a liquor store, curated convenience store and a takeaway sandwich store all housed within a neighbourhood grocery shop – an up-class one indeed. The first thing you would […]

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Vanilla Garden – Hidden Find. Bakeshop & Japanese Cafe Within A Garden At Bangkok

[Bangkok] Entering Vanilla Garden is like going in a rich man’s mansion. A fountain surrounded by greens and three separate buildings. Located at Sukhumvit Soi 63 (Ekamai 12) which is considered a café hotspot, a library, bake-house and Japanese style café sit in the premises. The front is a bakeshop, dressed in vintage factory fashion […]

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I Cremeria – Premium Matcha Softserve On Japanese Melons

[Hong Kong] This Japanese dessert shop has been creating some green waves on Instagram, known for its photogenic matcha desserts and fruit parfaits of quality. Three branches at Causeway Bay, one at Harbourcity. Nothing is spared in using premium ingredients – Japanese Sawatari tea is used for the softserve, Kakigori shaved ice dessert is made […]

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Cha-No-Wa – For The Matcha Lovers In Hong Kong

[Hong Kong] Frequent travellers to Hong Kong should be familiar with City’super, a high-end supermarket and retail chain established in 1996. You will find this brand Cha-no-wa at their flagship branches at Times Square, Harbour City and Cityplaza selling everything matcha – from roll cakes, cheesecake to cookies. Cha-no-wa from Hiroshima Japan, and is the […]

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10 Must Visit Hipster Food Places Unique To Hong Kong. And Very Instagrammable

[Hong Kong] Hong Kong is known as a Food and Shopping Paradise with a classic slogan “Mai dong xi, Chi dong xi, Mai dong xi, Chi dong xi”

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10 Must-Try Ramen & Tsukemen At Tokyo Japan. Oishii Desu!

[Tokyo] These are some of the Best Ramen & Tsukemen from Tokyo Japan. There are just too many variants and combinations, from the Tonkotsu ramen (pork broth) of Kyushu, miso ramen of Hokkaido, to shio and shoyu soup bases. Admittedly, there are some mass-market brands listed here, but they have become widely popular for some […]

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Raan Jay Fai – 400 Baht Drunken Noodles. Martha Stewart Said “The Best Cook In Thailand.”

[Bangkok] In Bangkok where cheap, affordable, tasty street foods are a dime in a dozen, finding Fried Drunken Noodle (Phad Kee Mao) in a run-down no-frills eatery that is sold at 400 Baht (SGD$15.80) came as a shocker. In Singaporean-language, we call this “lok”. “Wait, isn’t that one additional zero for its usual price?” We […]

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Oddies Foodies – Egg Waffles On Gelato Shop Opens Another At Hong Kong Central

[Hong Kong] The iconic Hong Kong eggettes gai daan jai served atop gelato in a cup from Oddies Foodies are probably no stranger to most foodies out there. Oddies Foodies, which started with a small unit in Wan Chai, has expanded to a second outlet at Sheung Wan, which is quite near the famed Kau […]

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Tokyo Michelin Guide 2016 – These Are The Top 13 Tokyo Restaurants

[Tokyo] With the coming Michelin Guide of Singapore being the talk of the town, the Michelin Guide for Tokyo 2016 is featuring 13 restaurants with 3 stars, 51 restaurants with 2 stars and 153 restaurants with 1 star. Petit Four from Les Créations de Narisawa which has 2 Michelin stars Some of the highlights: – […]

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Top 10 Japanese Snacks To Get From Tokyo – Tokyo Banana, Jaga Pokkuru, Shiroi Koibito!

Heading to Tokyo soon? Japan produces some of the most amazing snacks, all wonderfully packaged and mouthwateringly tasty. Some of my favourites include the Ishiya Shiroi Koibito White Chocolate Biscuits, and Potato Farm Calbee Jaga Pokkuru. This entry is done for my brother and family, who is heading off to Japan really soon. Now you […]

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