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Wagamama, Birmingham – Popular Chain With Asian Cuisine Inspired By Japanese Flavours, Originated From London

A 25-year-old legacy, Wagamama has made a name for itself by serving delectable Asian food that is inventive as well as comforting. A lively atmosphere mixed with importance given to sustainable freshly prepared food, makes eating at Wagamama, a delightful experience. Wagamama’s origin dates back to 1992 when its first restaurant opened up in Bloomsbury, London. It was founded by Alan Yau, who is also behind the renowned Chinese restaurants Hakkasan and Yauatcha. I remember quite distinctly the buzz that it created, and over the years I have fond memories of eating at their London as well as......

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Mukshidonna Seoul 먹쉬돈나 – Popular Toppoki Restaurant Known For Its Budae (Army Stew) Base, At Samcheong-Dong

Mukshidonna Seoul 먹쉬돈나 – Popular Toppoki Restaurant Known For Its Budae (Army Stew) Base, At Samcheong-Dong

Mukshidonna 먹쉬돈나 is a well-known “Toppoki” (Korean rice cake) restaurant, though many tourists also know it as a Budae Jjigae (Army Stew) place. Their most popular outlet is at Samcheong-dong, near Gyeongbokgung Palace. Samcheong-dong is famous for its Bukchon Hanok (Korean traditional houses) Village, surrounded by both Gyeongbokgung...

December 02, 2018
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Jean Frigo 장프리고 – Hidden Café Behind Refrigerator Doors And Unassuming Fruit Stall, Near Dongdaemun Design Plaza Seoul

Jean Frigo 장프리고 – Hidden Café Behind Refrigerator Doors And Unassuming Fruit Stall, Near Dongdaemun Design Plaza Seoul

Forget about those vending machine door cafes , as they will probably go passé soon. Or, maybe not in the next 2-3 years. This is one that is different. A hidden café-pub, which lies behind a refrigerator door. Unknown to most people (tourists at least), Jean Frigo 장프리고...

November 28, 2018
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Bada Sikdang 바다식당 - Famous Army Stew Restaurant With 48 Years Of History, At Itaewon Seoul

Bada Sikdang 바다식당 – Famous Army Stew Restaurant With 48 Years Of History, At Itaewon Seoul

Located in the trendy Itaewon district, Bada Sikdang 바다식당 is a traditional-looking Korean restaurant that specialises in the popular Budae Jjigae (Army Stew). While searching for “Best Army Stews” in Seoul, I came to realise that the same dish of Budae Jjigae can take quite varied forms. And...

November 25, 2018
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Raohe Night Market 饒河夜市 – Must Visit Night Market In Taipei, For Pepper Buns, Angus Beef Cubes And Stinky Tofu

Raohe Night Market 饒河夜市 – Must Visit Night Market In Taipei, For Pepper Buns, Angus Beef Cubes And Stinky Tofu

One of the oldest night markets in Taipei, the Raohe Street Night Market饒河夜市 is packed with food, retail and entertainment stalls. Raohe Street Night Market is the epitome of authentic Taiwanese experience. With its wide range of traditional street food stalls, quaint retail shops, and carnival/arcade-style activities, this...

November 21, 2018
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Toc Toc 톡톡 - One Of Seouls' Best Restaurants. Asia's 50 Best, Set Meal Only At 45K Won (SGD55)

Toc Toc 톡톡 – One Of Seouls’ Best Restaurants. Asia’s 50 Best, Set Meal Only At 45K Won (SGD55)

Foodies are exploring more of Seoul’s fine dining scene, which is gathering more awareness and momentum during the recent years. Some of the stand-out restaurants include Jungsik, Ryunique and Mingles. Well, I won’t say that Toc Toc is exactly fine dining, as it is a contemporary casual French-Asian...

November 20, 2018
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