18th stop: Japan

Japanese street food? I must be joking! No I am not! Japanese cuisine is considered one of the World’s greatest and finest cuisines. In the older days, among the upper class, Japanese meal would be brought on serving trays called Zen. In Lebanon, I used to pay high bills for the quality of ingredients and presentation…

16th stop: China

I tried Chinese food for years back in Lebanon, only to find out that the Chinese I once knew is called Thai in Australia. 3 years ago, I was invited to a birthday dinner for a guy made in China. I had high expectations to see cashew nuts, bamboo leaves, soy beans, and of course…

11th stop: Indonesia

When I started writing this blog, my workmate “Evie” loved the idea. Coming from Indonesia, Evie took it very personal and arranged with another colleague “Tima”; a feast in the city, to tell their Indonesian gastronomic story. There was everything on the table, except street food! with Evie and Tima telling their culinary techniques over…

3rd Stop: Thailand

Back in the old days when I was still residing in Lebanon, Asian cuisine as a whole was defined as “Chinese” cuisine. People were lining up for the “Chinese” restaurant, where food tasted more Thai and Malaysian rather than Chinese. My first encounter with Thai food was during my first visit to Australia back in…