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The Ipoh Food Guide – 12 Best Street Food in Ipoh

Bean sprouts chicken, white coffee, hakka mee, assam laksa, chicken rice, satay, rojak, beancurd, cuttlefish, char kway teow, caramel custard, chendol… Ipoh is best known for its hawker fare — some of which are hard to find anywhere else. People here usually drive around for makan, walking is really impossible. Here is a guide on where to eat in Ipoh, featuring some of my personal favourites. —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Sin Yoon Loong …

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Eastern House of Seafood Delicacy

It was a bit of an adventure to locate Eastern House of Seafood. The drive there was along a long, dimly lit road flanked by many other F&B options under the void deck. There is only one bus to here and this cze char in the HDB is up on the hill. The signboard of “Eastern House of Seafood” was small and not obvious enough on the road. They have …

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10 Must Try Food Places in Bangkok (Part 2)

Two years ago, I went to Bangkok and wrote a blogpost on “10 Must Try Food Places in Bangkok“. YC, my Singaporean friend who has moved to Thailand more than 20 years ago, offered to bring me around and introduced some really good Thai food that are hot favourites among locals. Thank you for all your interest, that blog post has garnered more than 1 million views so far and …

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TETSU @ Central Embassy, Bangkok

Tetsu is one of the newest Japanese Yakiniku restaurant in Central Embassy, Bangkok. Paying homage to Japanese taste, the restaurant focuses on good quality beefs from Japan. During my recent trip to Bangkok, I had the chance to try a few nice restaurants. One of which is definitely Tetsu. To kick start, we ordered a sweet tangy roll (520THB) with unagi and avocado wrapped with ripen mango and then topped …

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Immanuel French Kitchen @ Bukit Merah Lane

When I first met Immanuel a year ago, he was the sous chef of Keystone Restaurant. I looked at him and wondered,”Sure anot, 25-year-old young (and handsome) sous chef?” Immanuel certainly has the credentials to prove his status as a sous chef. He worked his way through the kitchens of Jaan par Andre, Restaurant Andre, Guy Savoy Singapore and the two Michelin-starred Pastorale in Belgium. Still, I had my reservations …

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