Category Archives: Restaurants

The Fish Market in Rotterdam

Craving for some fresh seafood in Rotterdam? Try out The Fish Market near Blaak train station and the Markthal. They serve cold and hot fruits de mer, lobster, fresh fried fish and lots of shellfish. You can even choose a swimming fish from their aquarium. Last week I visited them for the first time with […]
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Fine dining at Yama in Rotterdam

My number one fine dining experience ever, has been at Japanese Cuisine Yama in Rotterdam. This night of eating was the most perfect and satisfying experience for my senses. Taste, color, shape, smell, texture and ambiance were all perfectly crafted for an exquisite dinner.

Biang biang noodles at Cate Dak Chinese Café 不了秦 中式面艺咖啡厅

A restaurant in the Netherlands that puts itself on Google Maps with Chinese characters? Yes! That is Cate Dak or 不了秦 中式面艺咖啡厅. Cate Dak serves some awesome, authentic, hand-pulled noodles. I love it so much! It really tastes like a piece of China in Rotterdam. *pings tear away* The food Biang biang noodles, a belt-broad-like […]
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Whisky Man in Amsterdam | Daniel Watts

You don’t often find a whisky bar in Amsterdam that also serves Asian fusion food. This is a short documentary about a man and his whisky bar journey.

What to blog about (+Mr. Chow recommendation)

I am thinking right now what I can talk about for a new food story. A restaurant review, a drawing, just some food diary snippets? I have no idea.

The best ramen in the Netherlands

Need to get your ramen fix? Try these ramen recommendations from Lazy Pig. Restaurants in Rotterdam, Schiedam, Delft and Amsterdam.

Veggie Shoyu Pumpkin Ramen at Tensai Ramen

I tried a new ramen at Tensai Ramen which I haven’t had before. The vegetarian ramen. The menu description: The result: A light soy soup base with pieces of pumpkin with thicker noodles than the tonkotsu noodles. The soup is not as rich as a meat broth, but still very tasty. On top there is […]
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Black Tonkotsu at Tensai Ramen Rotterdam

Today I want to talk about my favorite ramen of Tensai Ramen in Rotterdam: Black Tonkotsu Ramen. Just look at this piece of art. Soft, salty, sweet deep lingering flavor in the broth. Chewy noodle texture, which is Hakata style noodles as I see on the menu. A few crunchy menma (bamboo) and crunchy wood […]
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Asian street food tips from Chef Marvin

Recently a reader shared some awesome Asian street food tips with me. He is a chef and also a Asian food lover. I didn’t want to keep all the good tips for myself, so here they are: 1) Amsterdam Shanghai Bistro – Chinese street food (dumplings, crispy pork belly with pickles, steamed buns, char sieuw […]
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(Video) Spanish food at Bar Iberico ~ Leidsche Rijn Utrecht

Leidsche Rijn is a new city center in Utrecht. A lot of clothing shops and restaurants are popping up there. We went there to take a look at the food assortment and we have chosen to eat something at Bar Iberico. The food I really like salty meat, so the ‘borrelplank’ with all kinds of […]
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