Los Tres Gallos: Best Enchiladas in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

The bright and colorful Enchiladas Verdes

Los Tres Gallos might just be the best restaurant in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. With so many great restaurants in Cabo, I know this is quite the bold statement. But, I truly believe this. Why you may ask? The food, the ambiance, the décor, the service, and the menu were all fantastic. What made the food at Los Tres Gallos (The Three Roosters) so special was how each dish on the menu was inspired by the owner’s mother, and her …

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Jin Feng, best Lu Rou Fan (Minced Pork Rice) in Taipei, Taiwan

Braised Ground Pork, also known as Lu Rou Fan, Jin Feng, Taipei, Taiwan

Located just outside Exit 2 of Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall MRT Station is Jin Feng, considered by many to serve the best lu rou fan in Taipei, Taiwan. You can find lu rou fan (滷肉飯), a simple Taiwanese dish of braised pork rice, at countless restaurants and street food stalls across Taipei and Taiwan. Jin Feng (金峰魯肉飯) might be the most famous. For over 30 years, Jin Feng has perfected the art of the pork and rice dish along with …

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Ay-Chung Flour-Rice Noodle in Ximending neighborhood of Taipei

Only one thing on the menu, Mee Sua, Ay-Chung Flour-Rice Noodle, Taipei, Taiwan

Ay-Chung Flour-Rice Noodle in Taipei’s Ximending neighborhood is hard to miss. You can always tell which places are popular by the number of people waiting outside. Just look for the long line and crowds of people standing around in the street with bowls of flour-rice noodles. The restaurant, more of a street stall in a building, seemed busy at all hours of the day. From opening to closing, locals and tourists flocked here for the cheap and filling bowls of …

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Lin Dong Fang: Best Beef Noodle Soup (Niu Rou Mian) in Taipei

A delicious bowl of beef noodle soup, Lin Dong Fang in Taipei, Taiwan

Out of all the beef noodle shops in Taipei, none are more well-known than Lin Dong Fang. At any hour of the day, you can expect to find a line of locals and tourists waiting outside this tiny hole-in-the-wall restaurant to try a bowl of their famous niu rou mian or beef noodle soup. Beef noodle soup is an iconic dish of Taiwan. It’s the national dish. If you have never had it, a typical bowl consists of braised beef, …

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Mak’s Noodle in Hong Kong: Beef Brisket Wonton Noodle Soup

Beef Brisket Wonton Noodles, Mak’s Noodle, Hong Kong

Mak’s Noodle is an institution in Hong Kong. This no-frills restaurant is one of the most popular spots in the city for wonton noodles. Did I mention the restaurant even has its own Wikipedia page? In Hong Kong, wonton noodles are simple. At their most basic, they consist of a bowl of piping hot and savory broth filled with chewy yet firm egg noodles and delicate shrimp dumplings. You can add meat or vegetables. While Mak’s Noodle is famous, it’s …

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On a quest for Wiener Schnitzel at Prater Gaststätte in Berlin

Wiener Schnitzel with potato salad and cucumber salad on the side from Prater Garten, Berlin

When I arrived in Berlin, I knew I wanted Wiener Schnitzel. My journey led me to Prater Gaststätte, located near Alexanderplatz. For those unfamiliar, Wiener Schnitzel is an Austrian dish made with a thin veal cutlet, then breaded and pan-fried. Even though Wiener Schnitzel is an Austrian dish, the Germans know how to do it right. Prater Gaststätte was located just down the street from Eberswalder Straße U-Bahn Station and Konnopke’s Imbiss, one of my favorite currywurst stands in Berlin.  …

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