Tasty Eats

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Experiencing a Pasar Malam in Terengganu

by Joseph Ellis February 15, 2014

We found ourselves in a riot of colours.  Lined across both sides of a street in Dungun some 20 minutes away by car from Tanjong Jara Resort is a long lane where street vendors gather to proudly display their wares. Tiny little shops neatly arranged selling colourful items for daily personal and household use. We stood for a moment in […]

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An Italian Experience with Raffles Courtyard Singapore

by Rosemarie John February 1, 2013

Now, if you’ve been to the Raffles Long Bar, you will know all too well about the hotel’s unique flair. The Raffles Courtyard at the Raffles Hotel is no exception. Built in the tropical setting of an open courtyard, the Raffles Courtyard is a timeless structure with white arches flanked by tropical palms and native plants that keep the feeling […]

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Singapore’s Traditional Watering Hole

by Rosemarie John October 22, 2012

Known today as the Long Bar at Raffles, this heritage watering hole is steeped in history and quirky traditions. A place when many a traveller visits to make their Singapore journey complete. Entering what was formerly known as the “Rendezvous of Planters”, the Long Bar encapsulates each visitor in a world of rustic décor, old ceramic tiles and the crackling […]

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Sydney Dining – The Rocks Cafe on George Street

by Rosemarie John October 4, 2012

Located on the the oldest street in Sydney, The Rocks Cafe is a lovely eatery to head to whether for breakfast, lunch, tea or dinner. It’s a cosy little place that offers a variety of dishes and drinks to choose from with both indoor and outdoor seating available. Offering customer’s a European take on food using Australian ingredients, the restaurant […]

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Grab a Bite at Sydney’s Oldest Pub

by Rosemarie John August 5, 2012

It’s the old charm of a place that makes a visit all that more special and the Fortune of War pub in The Rocks precinct of Sydney is just where you’d want to be after a long day out. Dating back to 1828, the Fortune of War is the city’s oldest continually-licensed pub. This heritage bar has built an enviable […]

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Botak Jones – American Food in Singapore

by Rosemarie John June 3, 2012

American food hawker style… you don’t see that everyday! Offering western cuisine from burgers and steak to gumbo and Cajun chicken, Botak Jones is a unique way of experiencing good food at decent prices. With so many well established American franchises around the island, heading out for some authentic American cuisine can be quite an expensive affair. A simple burger […]

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The Best Seafood in Bali

by Rosemarie John May 16, 2012

It’s pretty obvious that any seasoned traveller to Bali would tell you that Jimbaran is the place to go to for a good seafood fix. But which restaurant should you pick? The entire strip of sand is lined with a dozen seafood joints offering similar dishes with slightly different pricing. From experience however, the best place to dine at is […]

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Lombardi’s Pizza – Little Italy

by Rosemarie John May 1, 2012

Founded in 1905 and known to be the oldest Pizzeria in the United States, Lombardi’s Pizza is a must try when visiting the Big Apple. Located in the heart of Little Italy in Lower Manhattan, this rustic pizza joint is famous for their smoky-crusted pizza with fresh tomatoes and mozzarella. The genius of this pizza starts with the crust, which […]

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Where to Eat in Sydney – Part II

by Rosemarie John March 24, 2012

With a rich ethnic background that offers diners a never-ending array of food from around the world, eating out can be so much fun when you’re down under. With cultural diversity comes a spread of both European and Asian influenced bars and restaurants spread all over town! Read Where to Eat in Sydney – Part I for more ideas of where […]

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Where to Eat in Sydney – Part 1

by Rosemarie John March 6, 2012

Down under? Here are 5 unique must tries! 1. Lower Ground Food Court (below Woolworths) Open daily for lunch until 3pm, this food court is perfect for a quick lunch. Its a small over crowded air-conditioned food court in the CBD that sells an array of mouth-watering Asian cuisines at reasonable prices. It can get pretty busy during lunch time […]

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