Category Archives: Satwa

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Loving the Hokkien Kway Teow at Noodle Bowl in Satwa, but there’s an entire forest of menu items that I’ve still got to hack my way through.

This is going to sound absurd, but I think the best Malaysian food I’ve had was not in Malaysia, but in Philadelphia. It was at this restaurant called Penang, a Chinatown haunt where my college buds and I would eat … Continue reading

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It’s Feb, but make this New Year’s resolution: Go to Sea Mood. Order the batter-fried Sultan Ibrahim.

Sadly this restaurant is now closed. Dubai, do we really care about seafood sustainability? Apparently not enough to have kept this place alive. Real pity. If anyone has mentioned the words ‘fish,’ ‘prawns,’ ‘seafood,’ or any such variant in my presence … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Gobsmacking Fried Lamb Bao found in Dubai.

Bao are those pudgy little Chinese bun-babies that my tastebuds have always squealed over. I hunted down chicken ones at Chinatown in Malaysia, only to tear my hair out by the end because every corner restaurant had run out of … Continue reading

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My personal, humble, tiddlywinks of a non-Korean opinion on Mannaland.

It’s been ages since I had decent Korean food in Dubai. The last time I tried Korean food at a place that had all the markings of a foodie gem, a roach scuttled out of the grill and did the … Continue reading