Category Archives: Restaurants

Lisbon restaurant tips

Lazy Bear and I went to Lisbon Portugal for a week and we ate at a lot of restaurants. Here are four restaurants that I highly recommend and one restaurant that I don’t recommend. Enjoy! Sea Me Sea Me serves fresh sea food and Japanese dishes. They have a small market section in the back […]
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Should a restaurant serve authentic food?

There is a new authentic Japanese ramen spot in town! Tensai Ramen in Rotterdam. The owners, Amy Choi and Chiyong Wong, went to Japan and have mastered the art of Japanese ramen. I was thrilled to try their ramen, so I visited them yesterday and tried the Shio Chin-tan Ramen. It was good, but a […]
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Tsukemen – Dipping ramen at Yokohama Ramen Saito

Toshimi Saitou is in the process of creating a new menu item: tsukemen, a dipping ramen. I was one of the lucky ones to test it. This ramen will be on the menu soon. What is it? The noodles and soup are separated and you can dip the cold noodles in the hot soup. This […]
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A trip to healthy SNCKBR Eindhoven

This week I present to you a video about our trip to SNCKBR in Eindhoven. You would think that they are a snackbar with unhealthy junk food. But no…. the food there is healthy, delicious and satisfying. The Food Their website tells me that they use ingredients which are moderate in fat, free of refined […]
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Noo.Me ~ eating noodles in Rotterdam

“No noodles, no life” Our next foodventure is at Noo.Me in Rotterdam. Lazy Penguin and I tried different kinds of yummy Asian noodles and side dishes. Their laksa is famous, they even have a vegan version of it. This was the first time Lazy Penguin tried laksa. Menu Visit them! Noo.Me Botersloot 18A, 3011 HG […]
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The Magic of Ramen – Saitou’s movie

video on Youku Finally I can present to you Saitou’s movie: The Magic of Ramen. After hours of editing it is finally done! Thank you Theo for showing us around in your windmill. Thank you Lazy Penguin for helping me shoot and giving me feedback during the process. And thank you Saitou for letting me […]
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Korean BBQ at Asian Boulevard in Tilburg

Korean food has a special place in my heart. I have lived in South-Korea for 4 months during an exchange and I had such a good time. Also the food was magnificent. When I came back to the Netherlands I learned to cook Korean food from Maangchi, because I missed the food. I have also […]
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Real sushi experience in Japan

Yamani Sushi was a a lovely sushi experience, so I made a movie: The food (Below is the food diary of the day we visited, so you might have already read this. “New” photos though…) Today we finally ate sushi. It was at a small store near Nijo castle. When we arrived no one was […]
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Types of restaurants in Japan

I find it fascinating that restaurants have different service models. Service as in: (1) how to take a seat (2) how to order (3) how to get your food (4) how to pay In Japan I have experienced a lot of different types of restaurants. In this post I will give you an overview. Enjoy! […]
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Meram ~ Turkish cuisine in Rotterdam

Yesterday a friend of mine introduced me to Turkish cuisine. We went to Meram in Rotterdam West, a franchise which has a lot of restaurants in Amsterdam and Rotterdam. When we arrived, there were mainly Turkish people there, so then the food must be good! But also, duh, my friend is Turkish, so he know […]
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