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[ 2 Apr 2012 | 5 Comments ]
Martabak seller in Surabaya

Surabaya, like many other large urban areas on Java, is a haven for street food lovers. Although Indonesia’s second largest city is not (yet) big with international travellers, the locals are known to have a penchant for snacking, thus explaining the large number of roadside food sellers. Each evening, these vendors ply their trade along popular thoroughfares, selling food in makeshift tents or from the back of a goods van.

Watching our order of Martabak being prepared
One of the more common street foods that you will find in the city is …

Culinary, Cultures »

[ 18 Mar 2012 | 4 Comments ]
dim sum

At the end of last year, we asked readers which dishes they thought deserved to be on the list of top 10 best foods in the world. After tallying up the votes, we are now ready to announce Travcult’s very own list of top 10 best foods in the world. To those who have contributed their votes, we sincerely thank you for your participation. We hope that you will enjoy the finalized list as much as we do.

Asia, Culinary, Cultures, Destinations, Singapore »

[ 15 Feb 2012 | One Comment ]
Manbok Galbi Korean BBQ Tanjong Pagar

Boy, aren’t we delighted to find this place.
Certain crew members of ours are huge fans of Korean style BBQ. To satisfy their constant craving for more lettuce-wrapped grilled meats, they have developed a habit of noting down any Korean BBQ restaurants they see, then making a point to visit them at a later date.

Culinary, Cultures »

[ 17 Nov 2011 | One Comment ]
nasi goreng

Indonesia’s Nasi Goreng – Recently voted as No.2 in CNN Go’s World’s 50 most delicious foods. (Photo taken at: Bebek Bengil Restaurant, Ubud)
It is no secret that we love to compare our favourite things in life, which can be anything from colour, to car brands, to holiday destinations. Regardless of how subjective these comparisons are, and of how futile our efforts to reach a consensus may be, we still carry on comparing. This difficulty in agreeing has perhaps led to societies coming up with a multitude of ‘top’ lists of things – …

Asia, China, Culinary, Cultures, Destinations, Featured »

[ 15 Jun 2011 | No Comment ]

It is said that a trip to Beijing, China’s capital city, cannot be considered complete without sampling one signature dish that bears the city’s name,  Peking Roast Duck (Bei Jing Kao Ya) – also often simply called Peking Duck. Like many great dishes around the world, Peking Duck spent much of its eight hundred years old history as a staple dish for Imperial China’s upper class and royalties. These days one can find a delicious serving of Peking Duck pretty much in anywhere around the world, from Bangkok to Barcelona. …