5 Must Eat Dishes in Yangon And Where to Eat Them | Foodies OFFICIAL Asia

Mohinga is probably the closest thing Myanmar has to a national dish and you can spot boiling pots of Mohinga on street corners and teahouses all over Yangon and the country. Whilst the recipe varies from cook to cook, region to region, Mohinga is at its base, a bowl of thin rice vermicelli noodles, served in a spiced lemongrass and turmeric fish broth that has been thickened with rice and chickpea flour. Garnishes vary, and can include anything from split pea fritters, boiled egg and fish cake to tempura of gourd or…

Bangkok’s “Hawaiian” Pineapple Pizza Showdown – Oh, yes we did! | Foodies OFFICIAL Asia

By Wariya I. Pineapple or not to pineapple, that is the question. There has been a debate on whether Hawaiian pizza or pineapple pizza is an abomination or a blessing. Many, especially, the Italians have a strong belief that this kind of pizza is disrespectful to Italian culinary culture. Well, since they were the ones who invented pizza, I guess the sense of ownership is inherited, along with that charming Italian bravado. A non-Italian celebrity Chef, Chef Gordon Ramsay did, however, have something colourful to say about it and with…

Is there anything to do in Saga? Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Holds their 2020 Ceremony in Japan | Foodies OFFICIAL Asia

For 2 years, Macao had hosted Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants but for 2020, it was announced that the ceremony would take place in Saga, Japan. This lesser-known town is part of Kyushu Island, the Southern Island of Japan. But what is special about Saga? Saga is a prefecture in Kyushu Island. The word prefecture means an administrative jurisdiction or subdivision in any of various countries. Saga provides memorable examples of Asia’s gastronomy but offers different approaches in restaurant and cuisine. Also, Saga’s access to fine seafood, artisanal preparation technique, and…

The Taste of Northern California Cuisine Arrives in Shenzhen with Ensue by Chef Christopher Kostow | Foodies OFFICIAL Asia

          Ensue Shenzhen, a new and only-existing “Cali-Cantonese” restaurant launched with a grand opening on 12th August 2019. The restaurant will serve five- and nine-course tasting menus meshing Northern California farm-to-table culture and techniques with Southern Chinese tastes and ingredients together.    View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Ensue (@ensue_sz) on Sep 28, 2019 at 5:27am PDT           This unlikely culinary union could give China’s gastronomy industry an additional vibrancy and unique edge. Restaurants in China, especially Shenzhen, are by-large, focused on traditional Asian…

This Year’s Organic Festival will Feature Chef David Thompson, Chef Malcolm Lee, Chef Masufumi Hamono at 137 Pillars, Bangkok | Foodies OFFICIAL Asia

               On the 29th of January 2020, a luxurious yet eco-friendly hotel, 137 Pillars Suites and Residences Bangkok hosted a press conference for 137 Pillars Organic Gourmet Festival (POGF), an event promoting the sustainable gastronomical culture. The participation doesn’t limit to only gastronomers in Thailand but also international gastronomers from all around the world.           Set in the Sukhumvit-Thonglor area, 137 Pillars Suites and Residences Bangkok aims to merge Thai design and urbanism together to give their guest the luxuriousness and local identity to…

A Restaurant That Takes You to Phuket Without Ever Visiting | Foodies OFFICIAL Asia

By Wariya I.           These days, freshness and a good level of authenticity is what people require in Thai food regardless of whatever region it is from. Phuket Town Restaurant is one of those restaurants that deliver authentic Southern Thai cuisine without being pretentious, hipster or grungy. Located in Thonglor Soi 4 , you can walk from Thonglor BTS station without breaking a sweat.            The big blue “Rod Song-Teaw” (truck with wooden carriage that carries people around like a public bus), is…

Famous Thai Chef Opened a Casual Wine Bar with Thai Street Food Favourites | Foodies OFFICIAL Asia

Chef Thitid Tassanakajohn aka. Chef Ton from Le Du [ฤดู] means “season” in Thai, a Modern Thai fine dining restaurant, opened a natural wine bar that serves with exceptional bar food, called Mayrai [เมรัย] Bar at Tha Tian District.           Tha Tian District is a touristic destination, known for temples, shrines and Royal Palace. The district is displayed with Thai-Colonial architecture flourished during the era of King Rama V. Mayrai Bar turned one of the historic buildings into a place where people could come and enjoy selections of quality natural…

Chef Alain Ducasse’s First Fine Dining Restaurant in Thailand | Foodies OFFICIAL Asia

Famously referred as, “The World’s most-Michelin-star-winning chef”, Alain Ducasse, opens a restaurant located at ICONLUXE, ICON SIAM   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Blue by Alain Ducasse (@bluebyalainducasse) on Dec 23, 2019 at 9:00pm PST “‘Blue by Alain Ducasse’  is unique to this city and with its own particular identity.” said Chef Ducasse, “It has a contemporary French menu that I personally conceived, using carefully selected ingredients, and to be enjoyed in a magnificent setting with inspiring views over the Chao Phraya River that, together,…

A Coffee Cup That Helps To Ease The Environmental Impact of Coffee-Lovers

Are you one of those who are concerned about saving the earth while needing a kick of caffeine to keep your engine running every day? Well, here is your not-entirely guilt-free silicone reusable coffee cup that comes muted or funky colours with a flat pack for convenience. This coffee cup wasn’t designed for function but also edgy with clean lineS. This is an item that could be one of the ways to decrease inessential usage of paper and plastic. At the affordable at the price of 26USD++ Why not get…

3 in 1 Breakfast Machine That Could Change Your Life … A Bit

For foodies who are terrible at cooking, you know who you are! No more anxieties when you enter the kitchen potentially to burn down the house. Behold! The 3 in 1 breakfast machine that could save your life, quite literally. The 3 in 1 Breakfast Machine comes with coffee maker, frying pan and bread toaster and is the size of a microwave so it takes little space on the counter. Not only convenient contraception for those who are clueless for culinary but also for the people who live their lives…