- Today – A Wedding in the Family
- 5-Star Review for whYZee Cakes? No Way!
- Today – Mid-Autumn Festival
- Have You Walked Your Food Yet?
- No Ma’am, I Don’t Want to Suck Anything
- No, Please No!
- Today – Published!
- Padang in Sleaze Central? No, Hell No!
- Today – Last Trip with Heinz
- Butter in your Java? Why Not?
Monthly Archives: April 2010
You see them everywhere – relics of the past, longtime members who had their days of glory; fuddy-duddies who donned the uniform when the rest of us were still in liquid form. In civil organizations, NGOs, government bodies, clubs, societies … Continue reading
My concluding post on Medan is a web log of our visit to the lovely Jimbaran Balinese restaurant: Some of the dishes we ordered, other than Ayam Betutu, included grilled Leatherjacket fish: Next we had crabs: Followed by prawns: What … Continue reading
Located in the heart of Medan, The Grand Duck King occupies nearly half the floor of level two of Cambridge City Square, decorated luxuriously in oak wood finishes with shimmering bronze effects of mirrors and lightings. We ordered Peking Duck … Continue reading
In Medan, if you like crabs head out to Jalan Orion where you’ll find a restaurant called Haw Wi at No 8-83. We started with giant cockles: Then we had crabs: And crabs: And more crabs: Three servings of crabs … Continue reading
In Medan, we’ve always headed for Jumbo Sea Food Restaurant, No 8A-D, Jalan Hijau to eat this fish, called the Jurong fish by the locals: I believe it is a fresh-water carp – steamed this way, this Omega-3-loaded fish is … Continue reading
A piping hot bowl of good old-fashioned curry chicken noodle to start off the day is what comfort food is all about. We ate this at Ruman Makan Tabona at Jalan Mangkubumi, downtown Medan. We sat outdoors, with the birds … Continue reading
At a very unassuming food stall at the Golden area, downtown Medan – stall 12 to be precise – one can find rather great tasting food: We had some satay, the way I like it – Indonesian style, with peanut … Continue reading
Another “must go” place in Medan is Jemadi, a restaurant operating right smack in a residential area. In fact it is actually someone’s residence. The Padang-style restaurant is along Jalan Jemadi. “Padang-style” means at least then different dishes are placed … Continue reading
Medan is the capital of the province of North Sumatra, Indonesia. Located in the northern part of the province along the coast, Medan – which has a predominantly Chinese population – is the fourth largest city in Indonesia. Every time we land at … Continue reading