Platinum Fashion Mall Food Court

Platinum Fashion Mall Food Court Opening Hours: Daily 10:00 – 20:00 Location: 10400, 644/3 Phetchaburi Rd, Ratchathewi (next to Pantip Plaza) BTS: The nearest Skytrain station is Chidlom (but not really walking distance, you will need a taxi or tuk yuk) (Coordination here) Affordable, clean and with hot water station to wash your utensils. Two…

Jn Bánh Xèo – Vietnamese Sizzling Shrimp & Pork Crepes

What’s good on a rainy day to chase away those gloomy clouds? Vietnamese yellow sizzling sunshine yellow crepes – Banh Xeo. Here’s my updated version all made from scratch. There are so many ways to eat this, roll them in rice wrappers, or just in lettuce leaf with herbs and mints. But, my favorite? Simply…

Lunch with Two Engineers At Dorinku – Tokyo Street Food

The Civil Engineer and the Petroleum Engineer… and Food Engineer find common ground at lunch… How time sure flies, and here we are… celebrating my niece’s graduation as a Civil Engineer, while my soon-to-be-20 year old son has come to the school year’s end in his petroleum science program. It’s been a stressful few weeks…

Jn Finger-licking goodness Char siu pork ribs… suon xa xiu

Do you have those little picky eaters … or you’re just looking for something simple to make that tastes aweseome? Check out my recipe for these Chinese BBQ pork ribs. Great on the BBQ or even baked in the oven. Whichever method you choose, I’m sure you won’t be making this dish just once… LOL…

Jn (Bánh Cuốn) Vietnamese Rice Rolls Update

This is one of my Dad’s favorite – Bánh Cuốn(Vietnamese pork rice rolls). So last week,I decided to spoil dad and make him some. I was – rushing quickly to serve it for his 10:00am lunch hour lol (yes, you read it right… he eats at 10:00 – 10:30am!) lol … When I turned to…

Crispy Noodles – Mi Xao Gion

The kid’s lunch today. Simple crispy noodles. Flash fried the egg noodles. Parboil the veggies, add in the shrimp, duck and chicken. Now, it’s the sauce that marries them altogether. The sauce/gravy is simple too… the concoction is a combination of oyster sauce, soy sauce, dash of sugar, pinch of salt, sprinkle of corn starch…

Baked Bacon with Shrimp Scampi Mac & Cheese

I haven’t met a kid that doesn’t like macaroni and cheese. For as long as I could remember, it was one of my son’s very favorite go-to meals. The best part was – it was quick and easy! As he grew up, I became more creative by adding bacon to it and baking it. Some…

Xôi Nếp Than – Black/Purple Sweet Glutinous Rice

Happy Friday! Growing up in Canada, I’ve been told breakfast is the most important meal of the day. So, I do try my best to keep up with it as an adult. I mostly eat dinner left overs for breakfast or anything that I wake up craving for. But, did you know that the most…

Travel Tuesday with a dash of Throwback

Good morning my friends! It’s “Travel Tuesday”… even better when combined with “Throwback Tuesday”! I’m travelling back in time – a month ago. To the day we strolled on the 7 miles beach on Grand Cayman, Bahamas.  What’s the best part about exploring with Mr. D? There’s never a dull moment! We constantly make each…

It’s a “Bao” time!!!

It’s all about my cravings!  Or, in this case “A Bao” my cravings.  Even at one of the largest shopping malls in all the world – with multiple food courts and 53 restaurants – I could not find the object of my desires.  So, after a quick sweep though the T & T Asian grocery…