Hakata Furyu

I’m generally not a big fan of ramen, however for the sake of letting my friend try something new, we went to a ramen place along Akihabara. Surprisingly enough, I found out later on that this was quite a popular ramen shop too. They use the vending-machine process, which is especially useful for non-Japanese-speaking customers […]

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Sutyot Kuetiau Lua Payak Phaya Thai (ร้านสุดยอดก๋วยเตี๋ยวเรือป๋ายักษ์)

Apparently translating to “The Best of Thai Boat Noodles”, this restaurant with their orange-shirt-clad servers is the most famous boat noodle restaurant in Bangkok. Recommended to me by my sister-in-law, I went with a friend to check it out. As you can see above, the menu is short and simple. For those unfamiliar, boat noodles […]

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Ujeonghoesjib (우정횟집)

Another place our guide brought us to during our short-stay in Jeju Island was this seafood restaurant. Just looking up the location for this place to put the map below also showed that Koreans themselves have good reviews of this restaurant so you know it’s good! As usual, our guide ordered a ton of food […]

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Marini’s on 57

Achieved ultimate third-wheeling status by accompanying my parents to dinner on Valentine’s day to Marini’s on 57. Or in the words of my mother’s friends: “young people all come to fancy places like this we cannot lose to them”. The appeal of this restaurant is that you can sit next to full-length windows and enjoy […]

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