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…

Penang : Asam Laksa at Air Itam Market

Think Penang and one of the first things that come to mind is Asam Laksa. The most frequented and famous Asam Laksa to us non-Penangites will be located at the Air Itam Market. Air Itam is malay for Black Water. What is Asam Laksa? It is a sour, fish-based soup. Asam is tamarind, a sour…

Bali : Rai Pasti, Ubud

On a long walk in Ubud, we searched for a restaurant named Rai Pasti. Rai is actually the sister of Ibu Oka. From Jln Monkey Forest and walking towards Ubud Central, you will find this warung. This is not to be confused with Ibu Rai which is a warung further up the road. When at…

Bali : Babi Guling Ibu Oka, Ubud

Everyone who has been to Bali, will recommend Babi Guling. In Ubud, the ever popular Ibu Oka has throngs of people lining up to buy a plate of babi guling. Ibu Oka is acknoweldged by locals as having the best babi guling in Bali. It was a tall order to fill but the locals seem…