The Narra Filipino Resto Lounge, Petaling Jaya

Despite having a sizable community here, Filipino cuisine is still (imo) underappreciated in Malaysia. Unlike Thai or Indonesian restaurants, which are ubiquitous all over the country, Filipino restaurants are a bit more difficult to find, and their patrons are usually Filipinos, rather than Malaysians. There is one thing to be said about that, though – it usually means that these are the places that serve … Continue reading The Narra Filipino Resto Lounge, Petaling Jaya

Filipino Street Food: Chicken Intestines (Isaw)

Grilled chicken intestine might sound gross to some, but for many Filipinos, it is a well-loved snack, conveniently found at street corners all across the country. Known as isaw, the skewers are usually cooked over an open charcoal fire, the smell and smoke wafting over to passers-by, enticing them to get a few sticks. I love the sweet, slightly charred flavour and its chewy texture, … Continue reading Filipino Street Food: Chicken Intestines (Isaw)