Category Archives: Rotterdam

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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Lilith ~ The best brunch pancakes in Rotterdam

Craving some sweet and savory pancakes? Try out Lilith in Rotterdam! Lazy Nightingale (new Lazy friend) recommended Lilith for their delicious pancakes. Apparently the pancakes are famous on the internet. A lot of top brunch lists mention their pancakes. So I went to Lilith with Lazy Nightingale to have some brunch. Interior When we went […]
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Foo Concepts ~ Hongkong eggwaffles in Rotterdam

Do you like anime, K-pop and Asian snacks and drinks? Then you need to visit Foo Concepts in Rotterdam. On Instagram Foo Concepts is best known for the Hongkong eggwaffles with different toppings. I believe they are the first in Rotterdam to serve Hongkong eggwaffles. OMG! An eggwaffle from Hongkong! The eggwaffle in HK tasted […]
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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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(Video) 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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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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Sichuan hot pot at Red Pepper Rotterdam (closed)

[Aug 2018] Too bad.. Red Pepper is closed. Their website is also not online anymore. But the good news: a Korean BBQ restaurant will open there! Remember last week I was nagging about needing more hot pot in the Netherlands? Well, I went to Red Pepper in Rotterdam and I am satisfied. You can eat […]
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Round&Round ~ Sweet cakes in Rotterdam

After talking about Round&Round so often on the blog, I have finally visited the place with Lazy Chipmunk. We had a lovely afternoon with the Matcha Lover Hightea, celebrating 20 years of friendship. This store is so cute and adorable. It’s everything I would have ever wanted in my cafe. But since they already did […]
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Rotterdam restaurant tips

A friend asked for Rotterdam restaurant tips. So here it is: Chinese cuisine: Orient Pearl – Good for dimsum according to friends. Reserve beforehand, it can be busy in the weekend. Internet says the service is crap, but that is fast and efficient Chinese service. Just accept the cultural difference. Grand Garden – Good for dimsum […]
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