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Restaurant Review: Pig and Khao (NYC)

Official site: http://pigandkhao.com/

I originally heard about this place from a friend. She wanted me to look at the menu and confirm her opinion that it looked terrible. 220 more words


Fragrant Indonesian Beef, Braised in Coconut Milk (Rendang Daging Sapi)

Yesterday (Sunday) was so relaxing and leisurely. I was in the mood to make something a bit more involved and delicious, so I decided to make one of my favorite Indonesian dishes, Beef Rendang, or… 325 more words


Wild Ginger: The Southeast Asian Table

I’m probably not the only Manileño who’d consider Southeast Asian food as a foreign, almost exotic, must-try affair and this is why although I was craving Korean fare one night, I found myself sitting by one of the dining tables set up outside  250 more words


Transition Complete

Coming to a close, if someone asked me to summarize our first year as retired expats in Asia in one phrase I’d have to choose “always interesting”. 1,797 more words

Moving To Malaysia

Recipe: Utan nga Tambo (Bamboo shoots in coconut milk)

This is a classic dish in Western Visayas, Philippines with bamboo shoots and coconut milk as the core ingredients, then enhanced with subak (the ingredient that gives added flavor, always from the sea–shrimp paste, dried shrimps, fresh shrimps, and crabs for the ultimate subak).   145 more words


Malaysian Math

Having figured out most of our Malaysian bill payment chores, last month we received our first electric bill. Unclear why they print certain utility bills only in Malay when almost everything related to business is in English, we figured it’s because the utilities are state-run and it wouldn’t look good printing bills in a language other than your own. 1,350 more words

Moving To Malaysia

Restaurant Review: Wok Wok (Mott St., NYC)

Wok Wok is a southeast Asian restaurant in Chinatown.

The menu is pretty standard for these kinds of restaurants. There’s a lot of fried noodles, rendang, etc. 113 more words