The Best Foods to Eat in Hoi An – Vietnam on a plate

Hoi An is a popular spot in Vietnam where foodies from all parts of the world flock to have a food experience like no other! Curious about what’s so special about Hoi An’s cuisine? Here a few dishes to try out yourself and find out!


Cao Lau

This is one of the most famous dishes in Vietnam. Thick rice noodles, barbequed pork, fresh greens and a few crackers are all neatly piled up in a bowl, ready for the eating! Try it once and its all you’ll want to eat for the rest of the holiday.


Com Ga

This is but a humble dish, a simpler version of the Singapore Chicken Rice. The rice is boiled in chicken broth and served with succulent pieces of shredded chicken and coriander leaves. The aroma is sure to entice your taste buds.


Banh Bao Vac

Known as White Rose in English, this dish includes pork and shrimp dumplings served with a dip made from sugar, lemon juice, shrimp broth and chillies on the side. Find this dish at some of the best restaurants in Hoi An Vietnam.


Ca Phe

Vietnamese coffee is something out ought to try if you are lodged at a hotel like Art Space Hoi An. Strong coffee is mixed with sweet condensed milk. The flavour is simply yum!


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Things to Eat in Seminyak – Yum yum all the way

Bali is not all about the tropical heat or just the stunning shores and temples. The cuisine here too is something to enjoy more the longer you stay. Here are a few dishes to try and places to hit when on holiday in Seminyak.

Pork Ribs Dishes

Pork Ribs Dishes | Image Credit : Thogru, Ribs from the pit, CC BY-SA 3.0


Cubes of chicken or pork bathed in an egg yolk sauce served with rice, Umami, is a simple dish, but full of wonderful flavours too! Try a nice belly-filling bowl at Tamade Café, a café where the interior includes hand-painted pictures. A wonderful place to unwind.

Sticky pork ribs

Sometimes you’ve just got to have some pork ribs! The ribs at The Bistrot is known to be soft and succulent served with the perfect sweet sauce to complement your dish. The Bistrot is ideal to enjoy a lovely afternoon cuppa.

Grilled squid

Grilled squid is a dish served up in many Seminyak resorts at the buffet. Try some at the Finns Beach Club too. You can also have some fun dancing with your friends or partner to the tune of the DJ playing here.

Potato Head Beach Club

If what you need is to chill in the tropical heat by the ocean while you dine, this is the place to be! The best part about it is that there is great food and entertainment too. If you are looking for lodging, Montigo Resorts Seminyak and other resorts are readily available.

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Mouth-watering Food Experiences on Bintan Island – Learn a bit about Indonesian cuisine

Sometimes all it takes to explore the essence of a destination is with a spoon full of local cuisine that goes straight into your mouth! Indonesia has a distinct cuisine that is sure to get all those gourmets excited about tasting something new.

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Indonesian Cuisine

Asian cuisine is famous for its rich spiciness that comes from the many spices added to cook up a fine meal. However, this is not so with Indonesian food, the dishes here are not that spicy and includes coriander, cardamom, nutmeg, ginger and turmeric in varying quantities.


If the food seems to be a tad bit too spicy, the locals usually drink water with ice, tea or coconut milk to soothe the insides. Also, the cutlery set out at Bintan restaurants will not usually include a knife. The Indonesians feel that some meals are best enjoyed while eating with one’s bare hands.

Common dishes

The most common dishes on Bintan island is most probably nasi goreng, mi goreng, fried rice, and fried noodles often served with a poultry, meat or fish dish. In some instances, these may be mixed in together with vegetables and server with eggs and shrimp chips.


Looking at the sweeter side of things, rujak prepared with fruit and palm sugar sauce, fruit pudding, sweet pastries or natural ice cream. Rice pudding with durian cream tastes amazing too. If you are lodged at hotels like The Residence Bintan by Cenizaro, don’t forget to check these out at the buffet.