Category Archives: Rotterdam

Xi’an menu set

While we were filming at Cate Dak I learned from Chris Zhang about a typical Xi’an menu set with: liang pi zi, rou jia mo and BingFeng soda.

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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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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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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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