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Wee Nam Kee: The Best Chicken Rice in Manila


here’s no other way to say it but the Chicken Rice shops we have in Manila are shit.  Now I don’t claim to be an expert of boiling chicken and steaming rice, but you don’t have to be a genius to know the good ones from the bad.  Chicken Rice is NOT the national dish of Singapore.  It is, however, ... Read More »

Why You Should Visit Nomama Ramen


o, not for their ramen.  I know it’s called “Nomama Artisanal RAMEN,” but I give them more credit than stating the obvious.  Sure, I also tried them little bowls of goodness, but it’s the other stuff that makes the place special. Nomama is one of the first restaurants to promote local and organic ingredients and free-range poultry and pork.  They ... Read More »

Penang Diaries: Nasi Kandar Line Clear


eople ask me, “Why Penang?”  Why not Penang? It’s the food capital of Asia, people.  I think that’s all that needs to be said. North of Kuala Lumpur, Penang is about a 6-hour bus ride from KL with an international airport if you prefer to spend a bit more for the 1-2 hour plane ride.  Penang’s hot, humid, but god ... Read More »

Ang Mo Kio: Singaporean Cuisine at The Podium


sian cuisine is surprisingly expensive in the Philippines.  Ponder that for a second.  Go on.  Go on.  Pho Hoa is pretty expensive and don’t even get me started on Ba Noi’s or any of the Japanese places we have here.  In fact, if you eat European cuisine here, it’s much much cheaper than the prices over in France or Italy.  ... Read More »

Banana Leaf: Procrastination at Its Finest


e here at Food Porn Junkies are procrastinators!  And I try to mean that in the most cool/care-free way.  I’ve reached a personal low, though.  I’ve actually tried out Banana Leaf early in the year.  By the time I’m posting this, I’ve already gone back a 2nd time, which is why you guys (if there are actually any readers out ... Read More »

Restaurant Bobby Chinn, Hanoi


know what you’re thinking: “Bobby Chinn” sounds so familar! Can’t put your finger on it, but you know you’ve heard that name before. Go ahead, Google “Bobby Chinn” and continue reading… OH YEAHH!! THAT annoying curly mo’fo from TV! Yup, that’s the guy — an Egyptian-Chinese chef who made his name in Hanoi; host of “World Cafe Asia”, “Bobby Chinn ... Read More »

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