My top 12 foods of 2012

Penang Curry with Duck

Spicy, but not too spicy.

Penang Curry – Thailand


The most amazing bowl of ramen ever.

Thick and hearty with amazingly tender meat.

Hakata Ramen – Japan


Carolyn's chicken with cashews

Spicy, sweet, and nutty.

Phad Kai Med Mamuang (Cashew Chicken) – Thailand


Chicken Rice - Southeast Asian Soul Food

Rich flavors with a bit of spicy, sweet, and sour.

Chicken Rice – Malaysia


Jolly, jovial, yakitori chef!


Yakitori – Japan


Carolyn's phad Thai noodles.

Sweet and savory.

Phad Thai – Thailand



Fresh from the ocean.

Sushi – Japan


Assam Laksa, or AWESOME Laksa?

Dark, fishy, mysterious.

Assam Laksa – Malaysia


Doenjang Jjigae - Korean soybean paste stew

Doenjang Jjigae – Korean soybean paste stew

Doenjang Jjigae – Korea


Udon and Sukiyaki from a nondescript little Sukiya in Namba

Cheap and delicious.

Udon – Japan (left); Sukiyaki – Japan (right)


Massaman Curry

Hearty, filling, and easy on the stomach.

Massaman Curry – Thailand

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2 comments on “My top 12 foods of 2012

  1. Don’t ask why, but my highlight of Malaysia was Kaya and Butter Toast – coconut and butter… what could be more delicious!