10 photos of Southeast Asia food I was able to try in each country, and here are their back stories:

SINGAPORE: Chilli Crab, Mantou Buns, and Teh Tarik

SOUTHEAST ASIA FOOD: Chilli Crab, Teh Tarik (Singapore Food)
SOUTHEAST ASIA FOOD: Chilli Crab, Mantou Buns, Teh Tarik

๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Chilli crab has been on my SEA food bucket list and had it for my solo celebratory dinner (‘coz I rock and roll solo 97% of time) after a presentation. I realized the price of chilli crabs are not fixed, and the crabs are huuuuge so I had to search for the smallest crab I could find on any stall. ๐Ÿฆ€

PHILIPPINES: Chicken Intestine (‘Isaw’)

SOUTHEAST ASIA FOOD: Isaw (Chicken Intestine) Filipino Food
SOUTHEAST ASIA FOOD: Isaw

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ It’s a chicken intestine (isaw) which is my favorite Filipino street food! But what you see in the photo is from an upscale Filipino restaurant in Laguna, PH.

INDONESIA: Lapis Surabaya

SOUTHEAST ASIA FOOD: Lapis Surabaya (Indonesian Food)a
SOUTHEAST ASIA FOOD: Lapis Surabaya

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Nasi goreng with sate or ayam should be here because I eat them regularly in Indonesia but I don’t have a single photo of them ๐Ÿ˜ญ Here’s a photo of Lapis Surabaya (layered cake) from Hotel Majapahit’s afternoon tea menu. ๐Ÿ’–

BRUNEI: Ambuyat and Beef Rendang

SOUTHEAST ASIA FOOD: Local Brunei Food (Ambuyat, Beef Rendang, etc)
SOUTHEAST ASIA FOOD: Brunei Local Food

๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณ A local friend took me to Aminah Arif Restaurant to taste some Bruneian food because he can’t convince me at first that Malaysian food is different than Bruneian food. I got introduced to ambuyat.

CAMBODIA: Blue Pumpkin Bread

SOUTHEAST ASIA FOOD: Blue Pumpkin Bread Cambodia (Khmer Food)
Blue Pumpkin Bread

๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญ French bakeries are my thing whenever I go to the former French colonies because tinapay is life hehe and Blue Pumpkin was the best! But sadly we can’t hoard breads to bring back home.

MALAYSIA: Nasi Lemak

SOUTHEAST ASIA FOOD: Nasi Lemak with Sambal (Malaysian Food)
SOUTHEAST ASIA FOOD: Nasi Lemak

๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ I was bound to Petaling Jaya via RapidKL but I haven’t eaten my breakfast so I bought a random rice and lamb meal at the bus stop. It has the best sambal I tasted. Ever.

MYANMAR: Rice Meal

SOUTHEAST ASIA FOOD: Myanmar (Burmese Food)
SOUTHEAST ASIA FOOD: Burmese Rice Meal

๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒ I gained weight after a 10-day trip to Myanmar because they serve a lot of rice and for some reason ang sarap ng kanin nila. Biggest meals of my life!

LAOS: Lay’s Salted Egg Chips and Beerlao

SOUTHEAST ASIA FOOD: Beerlao and Lay's Salted Egg
SOUTHEAST ASIA FOOD: Thai Lay’s and Lao Beer

๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Not a fan of nightlife in general, so I create my own nightlife inside my hotel room, on my own, while watching the news. Welcome to my life. ๐Ÿ˜Ž

VIETNAM: Bia Saigon Beer

SOUTHEAST ASIA FOOD: Bia Saigon Vietnamese Beer
SOUTHEAST ASIA FOOD: Vietnamese Beer

๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ Had a presentation in Saigon and I looked for some local beer and forgot it’s inside my bag the whole damn time I’ve transited to 3 countries by land. I only remembered such at BKK Airport security check before my flight back. I drank it bottoms up in front of the security dude because nanghinayang ako. Pinagtawanan lang nya ko๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿป

THAILAND: Pad Thai, Mango Sticky Rice, and Thai Tea Frappe

SOUTHEAST ASIA FOOD: Pad Thai, Mango Sticky Rice, and Thai Tea (Thai Food)
SOUTHEAST ASIA FOOD: Thai Food from The Coffee Club Thailand

๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ Thai food has always been my comfort food, and this upscale Thai food from a local coffee shop was the best.

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