India : Swati Snacks, Mumbai

01/17/15, 11:41 AM UTC+5:30 No visit to South Mumbai will be complete if you do not stop by Swati Snacks. This time, we took a taxi from Mani Bhavan to Swati Snacks. I was told that many Bollywood stars will stop by here to get their snacks. A few friends of mine actually came here…

South Korea : Lunch in Jeju City

04/15/14, 11:38 AM UTC+9 Time to look for some lunch as Mr Boo went home for a short break.  There are lots of tangerines for sale. Walk thru the market and observe what is for sale. Abalone! We found a snack shop and this was going to be lunch. Order enough snacks and you will…

Kuala Lumpur : Keropok Lekor

This street food snack is a popular Malay invention. It is made from fish paste, salt and sago then fried in oil to variable crispiness. It originates from the East Coast of Malaysia, specifically Terengganu. Currently, the popular textures are the crispy lekor and the almost-bread-like chewy texture. You can see by the picture above.…

Taiwan : Alishan part 2

  07 March 12, 11:22 AM UTC+8 Here comes part 2. You will find yourself trudging along at a pretty decent pace. A word of advice is if you want to get photos, be quick or wait for the crowds to move on. They come in waves and you can usually hear them from a…

Taiwan : Shilin Night Market

So if you are in Taipei, you will want to head over to Shilin Night Market. It is probably 5 minutes walk from the Jiantan MRT station across the road. In 2012, the night market has shifted to an underground food court. Before we headed down, we spent some time along the roads above. Hot Star…

Taiwan : An evening snacking in Hualien

We were heading back to Hualien in the evening. It has been a long day. Mr Lee was going to head for family dinner and before that, he took us to get a snack. We were to look for our own dinner. It was something I was looking forward to. Cōng yóubǐng, 蔥油餅.  Mr Lee stopped…