Dining out (reviews) – International eats

Can’t be bothered cooking? Head to one of these places instead…



– Berlin
– Hanoi
– Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
– Hoi An
– New York City
– Paris
– Vienna



– 10 Delicious Things To Eat In Thailand
– Favourite Chicago eats (2015-2015)
– Favourite New Orleans eats (2015-2015)
– Favourite New York eats (2015-2015)
– My Burger Manifesto and top 10 (July 2015)
– Po-boys of New Orleans

2017-2018 REVIEWS

– Antoine’s, New Orleans (French-Creole)
Cochon Butcher, New Orleans (sandwiches/meat)
– Der Pschorr, Munich (modern beer hall
– Flavio al Velavevodetto, Rome (Italian/Roman)
– Genji Soba, Osaka (noodles)
– Hansen’s Sno-Bliz, New Orleans (dessert)
S.Forno Panificio, Florence (bakery)




– BSKT Café, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia (healthy food/special diets)
– Hoa Anh Dao Sakura Restaurant, Hoi An, Vietnam
– Miss Ly Café 22, Hoi An, Vietnam
 – Mures Upper Deck, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia (seafood)
– Port Arthur Lavender, Tasmania, Australia (breakfast/lunch/café)
– Port Arthur Motor Inn, Tasmania, Australia (pub grub)



– 5 Napkin Burger, New York, USA (burgers)
– Al’s #1 Italian Beef, Chicago, USA (sandwiches)
– Alice’s Tea Cup, New York, USA (tea and sweets)
– Angelo Brocato, New Orleans, USA (gelato/Italian sweets)
– Another Kind of Sunrise LA, USA (healthy food, brunch)
– Ariel’s Grotto, Disneyland (Anaheim), USA (seafood)
– Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken, Washington DC, USA (fried chicken & donuts)
– Au Cheval, Chicago, USA (diner, burgers)
– Ben’s Chili Bowl, Washington DC, USA (diner, hot dogs)
– Beyond Sushi, New York, USA (sushi/vegan)
– Billy Goat Tavern, Chicago, USA (burgers)
– Bob’s Coffee & Doughnuts, LA, USA (donuts)
– Bryan’s BBQ Pit, LA, USA (BBQ)
– Café du Monde, New Orleans, USA (donuts & coffee)
– Carousel Bakery, Toronto, Canada (peameal bacon sandwiches)
– Central Grocery, New Orleans, USA (Muffuletta sandwiches/deli)
– Coop’s Place, New Orleans, USA (Cajun/Creole)
– Crif Dogs, New York, USA (hot dogs)
– Disneyland eats: Award Weiners, Wetzels Pretzels & Tangaroa Terrace
– Do-Rite Donuts, Chicago, USA (donuts)
– Domilise’s, New Orleans, USA (po boys/sandwiches)
– Dominique Ansel Bakery, New York, USA (bakery)
– Dominique Ansel Bakery, Tokyo, Japan (bakery)
– Don Antonio, New York, USA (pizza)
– Dough, New York, USA (doughnuts)
– Doughnut Vault, Chicago, USA (doughnuts)
– Eataly, Chicago, USA (Italian)
– Eggslut, Los Angeles, USA (breakfast/eggs)
– Eileen’s Special Cheesecake, New York, USA (cheesecake/desserts)
– El Burrito Feliz Tacos y Tortas, Isla Mujeres, Mexico (tacos)
– Felix’s Restaurant & Oyster Bar, New Orleans, USA (seafood/Cajun)
– Four & Twenty Blackbirds, Brooklyn, NY, USA (pie)
– French Market Restaurant & Bar, New Orleans, USA (seafood/Cajun)
– GBD Fried Chicken & Donuts, Washington DC, USA (fried chicken/donuts)
– Golden Gai district, Tokyo, Japan (bars)
– Great Burger, Tokyo, Japan (burgers/American-style diner)
– Heart Bread Antique, Tokyo, Japan (bakery)
– In-N-Out, LA, USA (burgers)
– Johnny’s Po-Boys, New Orleans, USA (po boys)
– K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen, New Orleans, USA (Cajun)
– Kanga, Toronto, Canada (meat pies)
– Katz’s Deli, New York, USA (sandwiches)
– La Catrina, Isla Mujeres, Mexico (Mexican)
– Las Comadras, Isla Mujeres, Mexico (tacos)
– Levain Bakery, New York, USA (bakery)
– Lola Valentina, Isla Mujeres, Mexico (Mexican with a twist)
– Lou Malnati’s, Chicago, USA (deep dish pizza)
– Market Lunch, Washington DC, USA (breakfast)
– Mighty Quinn’s BBQ, New York, USA (BBQ)
– Momofuku Milk Bar, Toronto, Canada (sweets)
– Momofuku Noodle Bar, Toronto, Canada (Asian)
– Nathan’s Famous, Coney Island, NYC, USA (hot dogs)
– Nippori, New York, USA (Japanese)
– NOLA Po-Boys, New Orleans, USA (po boys)
– Papaya King, New York, USA (hot dogs)
– Parkway Bakery & Tavern, New Orleans, USA (po boys)
– Pink’s Hot Dogs, Los Angeles, USA (hot dogs)
– Poc Chuc, Isla Mujeres, Mexico (Mexican)
– Portillo’s, Chicago, USA (hot dogs)
– Ramen Burger, New York, USA (burgers.. kind of)
– Rubi’s Tacos, Chicago, USA (street food – tacos)
– Russ & Daughters, New York, USA (bagels & appetizers)
– Shake Shack, Washington DC, USA (burgers)
– Shinjuku Asia-yokocho rooftop street food market (Asian)
– Short Cake, LA, USA (cakes / special diets)
– Southern Hospitality, New York, USA (BBQ)
– Sprinkles Cupcake ATM, New York, USA (cakes)
– Stan’s Donuts & Coffee, Chicago, USA (donuts)
– Sullivan Street Bakery, New York, USA (bakery)
– Suzume no Oyado, Tokyo, Japan (okonomiyaki)
– Tacos Tumbras a Tomas, Los Angeles, USA (Mexican)
– Tartine Bakery, San Francisco, USA (bakery/café)
– The Halal Guys, New York, USA (street food – Middle Eastern)
– The Happy Endings Bar & Restaurant, Los Angeles, USA (sports bar)
– The Joint, New Orleans, USA (BBQ)
– Tropisueño, San Francisco, USA (Mexican)
– Tsukiji Fish Market, Tokyo, Japan (Japanese)
– Tuck Shop, New York, USA (Aussie pastry)
– Umami Burger, Los Angeles, USA (burgers)
– Yummy Yummy Dim Sum, San Francisco, USA (Chinese)


2013 – 2014 REVIEWS

– Bale Well, Hoi An, Vietnam (street food – Vietnamese)
– Banh Xeo Nem Cuon, Hanoi, Vietnam (street food – banh xeo)
– Birreria Centrale, Florence, Italy (Italian)
– Bun Cha Nem Cua Be, Hanoi, Vietnam (bun cha)
– Chaweng Walking Street Market, Koh Samui, Thailand (Thai)
– Fauchon, Paris, France (bakery, cakes)
– Le P’Tit Troquet, Paris, France (classic French)
– Little Black Duck, Hanoi, Vietnam (Vietnamese)
– Mango Rooms, Hoi An, Vietnam (Vietnamese with a twist)
– Meson Del Cafe, Barcelona, Spain (tapas bar)
– Morning Glory’s Market Restaurant, Hoi An, Vietnam (Vietnamese)
– Nola, Hanoi, Vietnam (rooftop bar and snacks)
– Nong Ploy, Koh Samui, Thailand (Thai)
– the pink Pad Thai cart on Patong Beach, Phuket, Thailand (Thai)
– Pizzeria Lo Scricciolo, Rome, Italy (pizza)
– Soi 38, Bangkok, Thailand (street food strip)
– Yellow River Cafe, Hoi An, Vietnam (Vietnamese)