Category Archives: Casual

Luini, Milan

Ranked as the top street food in Milan, Panzerotti is a snack that I must get my hands on. Arriving in Milan on late Saturday night, the famous local institution Luini had closed for the day and Sunday is a rest … Continue reading

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Il Kiosko, Milan

After visiting Santa Maria delle Grazie (“Holy Mary of Grace”) it was already late afternoon. We  skipped lunch in order to make it to our scheduled booking to see “The Last Supper“, so it’s time for some snacks. We did some research … Continue reading

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District Sushi

District Sushi made headlines for their $10 nett Bara Chirashi Don. We made our way to Sunshine Plaza to check out the place, while being mentally prepared that if the queue is way too long we would give it a … Continue reading

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Nijiya-mimi, Fujinomiya

Fujinomiya is famous in Japan for their so-called B-Class Gourmet (a cheap but tasty dish).  The local delicacy – Fujinomiya Yakisoba, won the top prize at the B-1 Grand Prix twice (in 2006 & 2007). The shop that we shortlisted Nijiya-mimi, was a … Continue reading

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Nishiki Market, Kyoto

Known to locals as “Kyoto’s pantry,” Nishiki Market is the place to go for a good array of street food all congregated in a long shopping street. It is not necessary to read up on what to eat at this massive market as everything … Continue reading

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Furaibo 風来坊, Nagoya

Furaibo is said to be one of the famous chain restaurants that serves up one of Nagoya’s most famous specialty food: tebasaki – deep fried chicken wings seasoned in a peppery soy-based sauce and coated with sesame seeds. I seriously underestimated their popularity, … Continue reading

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Original Cake 源味本鋪, Singapore

Curiosity struck me as I got attracted to the smell of freshly baked confectionery. As I walked closer I realised that there was a shop – Original Cake, selling the Taiwanese-style castella cake in Westgate. Having seen reports of snaking long … Continue reading

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