A pineapple bun is a Hong Kong classic, and with good reason. If you’ve never had one before: no, it doesn’t have any pineapple in it. The name comes from the dome of the bun, which generally has pineapple-like ridges (though this particular one didn’t).
Baked pork chop with tomato sauce on rice is a Hong Kong diner staple, and pretty much the definition of comfort food.
After being thoroughly let down by the internet (to recap: I searched online for good stuff to eat in Siem Reap, only to find a bunch of suggestions for touristy cafes with Western/Cambodian menus), I was just randomly wandering around looking for somewhere to eat lunch.
There’s a popular street food stall near my hotel that was cooking up some kind of omelette-esque dish as I was walking by. It looked tasty enough, so I stopped, pointed, and I was off to the races.
Though it looks like a banh mi, Cambodia’s num pang is actually its own delicious thing.
Trying to find a good place to eat in Siem Reap is weird. Normally, if you google something like “must eat in [insert city here],” you’ll find any number of articles pointing you toward delicious-looking local food.
While walking around the other day, I spotted a restaurant that was packed with people who appeared to be locals. That’s no small feat in a city as crammed with tourists as Chiang Mai.
Well, this is it: my last bowl of khao soi in Chiang Mai. Thankfully, I went out on a high note. Khao Soi Mae Sai is often called the best khao soi in Chiang Mai, and yeah, it’s quite good.
Do you like beef? Do you like all of the beef? If so, Rote Yiam Beef Noodles in Chiang Mai is a must-visit.