Tag: food

Hong Kong’s Tai-o River Village

Tai-o is a traditional fishing village located in the river banks of Lantau Island, Hong Kong. Tai-o is a popular tourist destination because it is known as the “Venice of Hong Kong” and despite the 2000 fire that destroyed the river village, most of the stilt houses are […]

Sagada Lemon Pie

One interesting find in the mountains of Sagada is the Lemon Pie of Sagada Lemon House. The pie oozes with naturally tangy flavor is available at 25.00 per slice. The Lemon House also offers other varieties of pie like Blueberry Pie and Egg Pie.  They are open until […]

Joe’s Crab Shack

It is safe to say that this place is always full and waiting time to be seated is at least 30 minutes. But if one goes here from 11AM-2PM, 2 hours waiting time is good enough. They open at 11AM and closes midnight.   Joe’s Crab Shack has […]

The Boiling Crab

If waiting for more than an hour to get seated just so to smorgasbord blue crabs, dungeness crabs, king crabs, snow crabs and shrimps is a virtue, then I am virtuous. At the Boiling Crab, it’s literally sitting down and getting dirty. And wow, they don’t serve those […]

Vietnamese Traditional Breakfast

What makes a visit to Saigon more worthwhile? Answer: An authentic Vietnamese breakfast of Pho by the road eaten before 6AM while seated in a a small wooden chair. Pho is perhaps Vietnam’s most popular dish and could be found all over the country. Interestingly, it is also […]

Of Sugar and Mint

In India, sugar and mint are served every meal – at least in fine dining restaurants. Eating it after meal gives a “mentos” effect. Both the mint and sugar are taken at the same time using a table spoon. Correction from a reader: “The green grain” is called […]