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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]