Penang Food Trial 3: The Iconic Penang Hawker Dishes!
Everyone talks about Penang Laksa. You either love it or hate it. But it is one of those things you have to try when you are in Penang and one of the most famous stalls is the one at Ayer Itam market which is just at the base of the trial to Kek Lok Si […]
Penang Food Trail 2: Streetside Night Spots Part 1
One thing I really enjoyed about Penang is the fact that they still have real streetside hawkers who come out at night to peddle their wares. These type of hawkers have long since dissappeared from Singapore except for the contrived ones along Lau Pa Sat and Gluttons Bay. There is a certain charm as well […]
Penang Food Trail 1: Penang Char Kway Teow – Round One goes to Penang
Contestant #1: Kedai Kopi Sin HuaRM 3.50, RM 4 with duck egg We wasted no time to get to our first food stall. I had skipped breakfast and the inflight meal, so when we touched down in Penang we headed straight for some Penang Char Kway Teow. Our first photostop was the Temple of the […]
The Canon-ieat Penang Photo and Food Trip: So is the grass really greener on the other side?
I’ve just return from the first official ieatishootipost overseas food trip and boy do I have lots of blog posts to write! Our team comprised of 15 participants, 7 of whom where there for food and photography while the rest were there for photography and food. Penang is a real foodies’ paradise and I have […]
Tokyo Eats Part 4: Sushi Daiwa: Sashimi at Tsukiji Market
Set Menu 3500 yen I have never been a big fan of Sushi. In fact, I have never been a big fan of fish either when I was younger. Now, that’s a big confession coming from a Teochew Ah Hia ‘cos, as you well know, we Teochews (are supposed to) love steamed fish. We love […]
Tokyo Eats Part 3: Matsuzaka Beef at Steakhouse Satou in Kochijoji
A5 Matsuzaka Beef Steak 270g 12,800 Yen Up till last month, my gastronomic holy grail had been to partake of the legendary Matsuzaka beef in Japan. I alluded to this when I was interviewed by Teo Pao Lin in the Straits Times last year when she asked me what my last meal would be. Now, […]
Tokyo Eats Part 2: Tonkatsu Tenshin: Where the locals go for Tonkatsu in Meguro
Jo Rosu Katsu (Special Pork Sirloin Tonkatsu) 1600 yen For Tonkatsu, we made our way off the tourist route to the town of Meguro where there is a famous Tonkatsu restaurant called Tonkin. However, according to my internet research, there is a smaller restaurant which the locals favour called Tenshin which sounded more interesting to […]
Tendon 1600 yen Many kakis have requested to the pics of what I ate in my recent trip to Tokyo, so I have decided to post some of the highlights over the next few weeks. The reason that I have been resistant in posting my Tokyo pictures was because I thought that it might be […]