Another day, another fancy Bangkok restaurant. We only had a brief stay in Bangkok before we headed on to Vietnam, and we had to cram as much into it as possible.
H’s dad had managed to book us in for lunch at one of the most celebrated restaurants in the city – Bo.lan.
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On my unceasing quest for thrilling food in the area, a month or so ago I came across a Keralan restaurant in West Byfleet. It was currently in the process of re-branding, but was due to open again soon as Travancore (15 Old Woking Road).
I kept an eye on their progress, and recently noticed they were offering a special vegetarian feast to celebrate the Hindu festival of Onam. I excitedly booked H and I in, but at the last minute he was unable to attend.
As it was short notice, I didn’t try to find someone else but instead I decided to go solo.
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After a few days in Kuala Lumpur we took a coach to Penang.
We’d booked a hotel on the edge of the part of George Town which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A short walk away was the New World Park (Jalan Burma), home to a food court and a number of restaurants including Passions of Kerala, which specialises in banana leaf cuisine.
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When the heat becomes unbearable in Malaysia, one option is to retreat to an air-conditioned shopping centre.
The Mid Valley Megamall in KL is an immense edifice crammed with shops and food outlets. Connected to it is The Gardens Mall which contains yet more places to spend money, and some good options for food including the Homi Chicken Curry Puff stand.
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