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Category Archives: East Asian

Dawa: Fried Chicken à La Coréen

By Sotong If you’re a Korean drama fan, I’m sure you’re familiar with scenes where your favorite leads dig into platters of Korean Fried Chicken (KFC), covered with sauce or not. … Continue reading

December 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

SAINT Sushi Bar – Sushi with a South East Asian Twist

By Sotong & Nikki (for the creative bits of each maki roll) In dire need to re-charge myself during study breaks, I often go Urbanspoon-ing for my next food stop. And … Continue reading

April 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ramen Misoya

By Sotong Happy 2014!! Going back to our roots (Well, sort of indirectly. Malaysia is still Asia, right?), our first post of the year will be on Asian food, in … Continue reading

January 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

GaNaDaRa – Wallet-Friendly

By Sotong We patronized GaNaDaRa twice – the first time with high expectations after listening to quite a few friends rave about the place; the second time we decided to give it … Continue reading

November 27, 2013 · Leave a comment


By Sotong If you’re looking for authentic Japanese food, then Kazu might not be the one for you; dishes here are served fusion-style. To start off our meal, we had Yuzu … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dragon Beard Candy: Sesame-ically yummy

By Nikki Thank goodness the only place with dragon beard candy in Montreal (or at least the only one I am aware of) offers some dope stuff. Nestled between a corner … Continue reading

July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hodo Kwaja: Walnut-Shaped Goodies

By Sotong Strolling in Koreatown after a hearty dinner, I stumbled upon Hodo Kwaja – the place a friend once told me about how disappointed she was for not getting to try when … Continue reading

July 18, 2013 · 3 Comments

Joons Korean Cuisine: Dak Galbi during summer? Oh yeah.

By Sotong One of the reasons I came to Toronto is good and cheap Korean food. It’s really difficult to get authentic Korean food back in Montréal. I decided on Joons, … Continue reading

July 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

Maru (Korean): Knocking it right out of the park

By Nikki Here is, I daresay, Montreal’s best-kept secret. It’s a shame that this city’s well-fed contentedly bounce back and forth between popular but really quite average fares at GaNaDaRa and Maison Bulgogi, but … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Momofuku Noodle Bar: More Than Just Noodles

By Sotong Second day in Toronto. My bro and I decided to head to David Chang’s Momofuku Noodle Bar (the gigantic, heavy wooden doors right next to the entrance of … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

Furusato: That place nobody knows about but is always full

By Nikki: I almost do not want to write a review of this place. I sort of want to keep it a ménage à trois between its secret community of patrons, Montreal, … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment