Round the world food

Restless & Roving contributors Anna and Shane are currently on an indefinite trip around the world. The following list will be a frequently updated record of everything they have eaten while traveling. 
πŸ‘ - Great       πŸ‘Œ - Good        πŸ‘Ž - Meh   





Absolute Bagel - Shane's fave NYC bagel πŸ‘
Almondine - Cute Patisserie in Dumbo πŸ‘Œ
H&H Bagel - Classic bagel on Upper East Side πŸ‘
Mom's Astoria - Brunch spot with fruity pebble pancakes! πŸ‘Œ
Yorkafe - Tiny coffee and pastry spot on Upper East Side πŸ‘Œ

Bonchon - Korean fried chicken and wings πŸ‘
Blondies - Wings. $20/ all you can eat on Mondays πŸ‘Œ
Cherin Sushi - Affordable BYOB Sushi spot in East Village πŸ‘Œ
Daruto Ramen - Tasty ramen spot, counter seating only πŸ‘
GoGo Curry - Fast plates of chicken katsu curry πŸ‘
Jin Ramen - Solid Ramen and Soba πŸ‘Œ
Joe's Pizza - West village institution for to-go slice or pie πŸ‘
Purbird - Flamegrilled chicken. Not bad but its no Nandos. πŸ‘Ž
Via Quadronno - Italian cafe with great, simple paninis πŸ‘

Ample Hills - Shane and Anna's favorite NYC ice cream πŸ‘
Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory - Popular ice cream spot in Brooklyn πŸ‘Ž
Culture - Probiotic frozen yogurt with toppings πŸ‘Œ
Emack & Bolios - Ice cream with great flavors and crazy cones πŸ‘Œ
Milk & Cream Cereal Bar - Soft serve blended with cereal πŸ‘

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A1 Diner (Gardiner) - Tiny old diner car serving classic diner fare πŸ‘Œ
The Barnacle (Monhegan) - Coffee and pastries on the water πŸ‘Œ
Cafe Miranda (Rockland) - Popular comfort food restaurant πŸ‘
Laan-Xang Cafe (Belfast) - Laotian food, to-go or patio seating onlyπŸ‘Œ
Lulus (Rockland) - Adorable stand with gelato and ice cream πŸ‘Œ
Lunts Dockside Deli (Frenchboro) - Lobster rolls on the dock πŸ‘Œ
Maine's Lobster Lady (Isle Au Haut) - Seafood sandwhich food truck πŸ‘
The Island Inn (Monhegan) - Upscale dinner with seafood focusπŸ‘Œ
Novelty (Monhegan) - Pizza, sandwiches, and ice cream πŸ‘Œ
Pickled Wrinkle (Birch Harbor) - Extensive menu, local ingredients πŸ‘Œ
Stonecutters (Stonington) - Pizza and more πŸ‘Œ
Stonington Ice Cream Co - Stand serving ice cream and lobster rolls πŸ‘Œ



Cafe Genevieve -Log cabin setting w/ upscale comfort food πŸ‘Œ
Healthy Being - Fresh pressed juices w/ shady lawn to sit on πŸ‘Œ
Local -Modern American steakhouse w/ good cocktails πŸ‘Œ
Million Dollar Cowboy Bar - Local honky-tonk institution πŸ‘  
Moo's - Organic ice cream w/ lots of flavor options πŸ‘Œ
Persephone - Hip coffee shop and bakery with great breakfast πŸ‘  
Roadhouse - BBQ and brewing co. close to Teton Village πŸ‘Œ
Snake River Grill - Upscale new-American, awesome onion rings πŸ‘
Southcable Cafe - Coffee shop in Teton Village at base of ski slopes πŸ‘Œ



Albina Press (Portland) - Minimalist coffee shop near Mt. Tabor πŸ‘Œ
Crema (Portland) - Large coffee shop and bakery πŸ‘Œ
Mae (Portland) - Twice-weekly Southern cooking supper club πŸ‘πŸ‘
Namu Food Truck (Portland) - Hawaiian/Korean Fusion πŸ‘Ž
Pip's (Portland) - Donuts made-to-order and served with chai πŸ‘
Pok Pok (Portland) - Uber-popular Thai joint.  Get fish-sauce wings πŸ‘
Public Coast Brewing (Canon Beach) - Burgers and brews πŸ‘Ž



Aloha Juice Bar - Food truck serving juice, smoothies, and acai πŸ‘Œ
Hanalei Bread Company -Popular coffee spot and bakery πŸ‘Œ
Huli Chicken - Open air stand with bomb fire grilled chicken πŸ‘
JoJos - North Shore shave ice spot, overpriced but tasty πŸ‘Œ
Kalypso - Hanalei bar and grill with seafood and burgers πŸ‘Ž
Kauai Island Brewery & Grill - Local brews and burgers πŸ‘Œ
L&L - Cheap chain for classic Hawaiian fare like Loco Moco πŸ‘Œ




Boots & Kimos (Kailua) -Popular breakfast, Macadamia Pancakes πŸ‘Œ 
Cinnamons (Kailua) - Breakfast spot, great pancakes and hashes πŸ‘
Island Vintage Coffee (Haleiwa) - Kona coffee and baked goods πŸ‘Œ
Leonards (Honolulu) - bakery for malasadas (Portuguese donuts) πŸ‘

Giovannis (Haleiwa) - Famous truck serving garlic shrimp πŸ‘Œ
Fresh Catch (Kaneohe) - Cheap seafood hole in the wall πŸ‘Ž
Kenneke Grill (Waimanalo) -Cheap classic Hawaiian plate lunch πŸ‘Œ
Kogi Aina Hot Pot (Kaneohe) - Awesome BYOB korean joint πŸ‘
La Mariana (Honolulu) - Old school tiki bar w/ great drinks πŸ‘Œ
Marukame Udon (Waikiki) - popular handmade udon spot πŸ‘Œ
Nicos (Honolulu) - Super fresh seafood located at the wharf πŸ‘Œ
Pig and The Lady (Honolulu) - Vietnamese w/ french dip bahn mi πŸ‘
Seven Brothers (Laie) - Huge burgers and shakes πŸ‘
Shirokiya (Honolulu)- Amazing japanese food court with $1 beers πŸ‘
The Steak Shack (Waikiki) - Tasty, cheap Waikiki lunch πŸ‘
Tommy Bahama Restaurant (Waikiki) - Upscale american cuisine πŸ‘Œ

Barefoot Bar (Waikiki) - beachside bar with good frozen cocktails πŸ‘Œ
Teds (Haleiwa) - Bakery famous for chocolate coconut cream pie πŸ‘


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7-Eleven, Lawson, Family Mart - Convenience stores in Japan are the best. Decent cheap coffee, great sandwiches and hot food πŸ‘

Bagel Standard - One of the few bagel delis in Tokyo πŸ‘Œ
Bearpond - Famous expresso spot in Shimokitazawa πŸ‘Œ
Doughnut Plant NYC - Branch of popular NYC doughnut spot πŸ‘Œ
Omnibus Coffee - Cute, take-out only window w/ great coffee πŸ‘
Good Town Doughnuts - Amazing donuts, coffee, and decor πŸ‘
Streamer Coffee - Trendy chain with seasonal specials and donuts πŸ‘Œ
The Roastery - Stylish but expensive coffee in Omotesando πŸ‘Œ
The Works - Stylish canal-side cafe/restaurant/venue with free wifi πŸ‘Œ

Ballon - Cute, tiny vegan falafel spot w/ vegan soft serve ice cream πŸ‘Œ
Bekohira - Restuarant in Ebisu Yokocho serves beef tongue πŸ‘Œ
Coco Curry - Cheap, fast, katsu curry chain πŸ‘
Gyoza Lou - Popular, cheap spot for fried/steamed gyoza and beer πŸ‘
Heiroku Sushi - Decent conveyer belt sushi but too many tourists πŸ‘Ž
Ichiran - Very famous Tokyo ramen chain, sit in own individual booth πŸ‘
Ippudo Ramen - Ramen chain on our top 5 ramen list πŸ‘
King George - Pricey but delicious sandwhiches in hip space πŸ‘Œ
Kizo - Ramen spot serving specialty beef tongue ramen πŸ‘Œ
Kushisuke - Average yakitori lunch spot in Akihabara πŸ‘Ž
Gankotako - Takeout only octopus ball stand in Meguro πŸ‘Œ
Maidreamin - Cafe chain with maid waitresses and cutesy food πŸ‘Ž
Manten Curry - Amazing, cheap katsu curry in hole-in-wall spot πŸ‘
Mentsudan - Affordable but mediocre soba buffet πŸ‘Ž
Mitsuyado Seimen - Tsukumen spot where you dip noodles in broth πŸ‘Ž
MoCHA - Stylish cat cafe w/ multiple locations. Harajuku one is nice πŸ‘Œ
Pizza Slice - Stylish take on a classic NYC pizza parlor πŸ‘
Sasamoto - Tiny 8-seat yakitori place in "Piss Alley" w/ friendly chef πŸ‘
Shitensha - Decent food with nice garden views in onsen πŸ‘Œ
Sushinomidori - Popular affordable sushi above Shibuya station πŸ‘
Sushi Ryusuke - Incredible fine-dining sushi, good lunch deal πŸ‘
Temmaya - Curry buns (fried buns filled with curry) to go πŸ‘Œ
Tensuke - Counter-seating only tempura spot w/ funny chef πŸ‘
Torikatsu - Incredible, cheap chicken katsu hole-in-the-wall πŸ‘
Torikizoku - Yakitori chain where everything on menu is 300 yen πŸ‘
Tsubameya - Good lunch deals on great quality wagyu beef πŸ‘Œ

Bondolfi Boncaffe - Cute courtyard w/ ice cream in croissant cone πŸ‘Œ
Daily Chico - 8 layer soft-serve ice cream cones in mall basement πŸ‘
Dolci Cafe Silkream - Serves rich Hokkaido milk soft serve ice creamπŸ‘Œ
Gelateria Aquolina - Tiny shop serves house-made gelato πŸ‘Œ
Granny Smith - Seasonal apple pies and coffee made fresh πŸ‘Œ
Matsunosuke - American style apple pies made fresh πŸ‘Œ
Minimal Chocolate - Upscale shop w/ hot chocolate and gelato πŸ‘Œ
Pierre Marcolini - Fancy chocolate w/ expensive but tasty gelato πŸ‘Œ 
Shiro Hige Cream Puff Factory - Tasty totoro shaped cream puffs πŸ‘



% Arabica - Hip and uber popular coffee joint w/ a few locations πŸ‘
Mr Donut - Asian chain w/ decent donut options but no jelly filled πŸ‘Ž
Rokuyosha Kissa - Old school Kyoto coffee and donut diner πŸ‘
Slow Jet Coffee - Coffee and sandwiches near Kiyomizu-dera πŸ‘Œ
Vermillion - Cute coffee shop with patio near Fushimi Inari πŸ‘

Cafe Biblioteca Hello - Stylish but overpriced cafe with cool interior πŸ‘Œ
Gouriki - Spicy Dan Dan noodles and friendly service πŸ‘Œ
Hibi Coffee - Coffee and homemade curry in back alley space πŸ‘Œ
Issen Yoshoku - Hilarious quirky interior at this okonomiyaki spot πŸ‘Œ
Katsukura - Delicious and affordable katsu, our favorite in Japan πŸ‘
Kura Sushi - Super cheap but tasty conveyor belt sushi πŸ‘
No Name Ramen - Hidden basement ramen spot in stylish space πŸ‘
Pound - Kobe beef steak joint with affordable lunch deals πŸ‘Ž
Ramen Miyako - Tasty ramen and gyoza in unassuming gion space πŸ‘Œ
Sushi No Musashi - Decent conveyor belt sushi at Kyoto station πŸ‘Œ
Tenzan No Yu Onsen - Large affordable restaurant w/ huge menu πŸ‘
The Sodoh - Upscale Italian in beautiful Higashiyama space πŸ‘
Tiger Gyoza Hall - Tasty gyoza and crazy spicy ramen πŸ‘



Harukoma Sushi (Osaka) - Popular affordable quality sushi πŸ‘
Houtou Labo (Kawaguchiko) - Serves seafood Houtou noodles πŸ‘Œ
Kushikatsu Daruma (Osaka) - Tiny spot w/ tasty fried stuff on sticks πŸ‘Œ
Motoya Yakitori (Yamanouchi) - Tasty but overpriced yakitori πŸ‘Ž
Ramen Tokumi (Yamenouchi) - Cheap ramen and handmade gyoza πŸ‘
Sabaroku (Osaka) - Affordable, tasty noodles πŸ‘Œ
Yoshinoya (Kanazawa) - Popular chain serving beef over rice πŸ‘Œ




Bad Ass Lamb Hot Pot - Huge, rowdy hot pot restaurant πŸ‘
Ghost Street Zai Zai Crawfish - Spicy crawfish and other seafood πŸ‘Œ
Great Leap Brewing - Great brewery with seven home brews on tap πŸ‘
Jingfuju Duck - Easily best peking duck we have ever had πŸ‘
Kuan Dian - Hole in the wall with delicious grilled wings πŸ‘
Oriental Dumpling King - Many varieties of cheap, fresh dumplings πŸ‘Œ
Tianjin Bai Jiao Yuan - More upscale spot w/ large dumpling menu πŸ‘Œ
Quanjude Duck - Famous peking duck, not as good as Jingfuju πŸ‘Ž
Wang Pangzi - Donkey meat sandwiches, tastier then they sound πŸ‘Œ



328 Jianguo West - Adorable bistro serving affordable small plates πŸ‘Œ
Al's Diner - American diner with great breakfast and baked goods πŸ‘
LinLongFang - Amazing soup dumpling spot w/ multiple locations πŸ‘
Union Trading Co. - Stylish bar w/ creative cocktails and bar food πŸ‘
Yang's Dumplings - Chain serving huge, bready dumplings πŸ‘



Chan Kee - Solid roast goose with no wait times πŸ‘Œ
Dim Dim Sum - Great, affordable dim sum πŸ‘
Fook Lam Moon - Fancy, expensive dim sum feast πŸ‘
Honolulu Cafe - Best spot for egg tarts πŸ‘
Sheng Kee Congee - Cheap noodle and soup joint πŸ‘Œ



Ming Ting (Chengdu) - Get the spicy pig brains and tofu specialty πŸ‘
Muslim Street (Xian) - Our favorite market in China πŸ‘πŸ‘
Tong Sheng Zhai (Xian) - Local specialty bread and mutton stew πŸ‘Œ
Yongxingfang Market (Xian) - Cleaned up, modern food market πŸ‘


*Throughout all of Southeast Asia we ate mostly street food from stalls we don't know the names of. Therefore the following places are just our favorites of the identifiable options.



Boat Noodle Alley (Bangkok) - Cheap, little noodle dishes πŸ‘Œ
Cherng Doi (Chiang Mai) - Moist, juicy roast chicken πŸ‘Œ
Chivvit Thamma Da (Chiang Rai) - Stunning riverside restaurant, bar πŸ‘
Khlong Lat Mayom (Bangkok) - Floating market w/ tasty food stalls πŸ‘
My Secret Cafe In Town (Chiang Mai) - Bright, warm cafe πŸ‘Œ
Overstand (Chiang Mai) - Delicious but overpriced breakfast/coffee πŸ‘Œ
Rajou (Bangkok) - Solid and affordable indian food πŸ‘Œ
Roundhouse (Koh Lanta) - Delicious option on Klong Nin beach πŸ‘Œ
Yang Garden (Koh Lanta) - Best food on Koh Lanta, upscale dining πŸ‘
Zabb-E-Lee Cooking School (Chiang Mai) - Best meal we ate in Thailand πŸ‘



JOMA (Luang Prabang, Vientiane) - Cafe w/ bagel sandwiches πŸ‘ 
Khao Soy (Luang Prabang) - Tiny noodle spot with good Khao Soy πŸ‘Œ
Laos Buffalo Dairy (Luang Prabang) - Buffalo farm w/ ice cream πŸ‘
Night Market (Luang Prabang) - Delicious grilled meats for cheap πŸ‘Œ
PVO (Vientiane) - Good bahn mi and other vietnamese fare πŸ‘Œ
Secret Pizza (Luang Prabang) - Pizza in backyard of Italian expat πŸ‘
Smile Bar (Vang Vieng) - Riverside bar with hammocks πŸ‘Œ



Babas Kitchen (HCMC) - Good, super spicy Indian food πŸ‘
Banh Mi 25 (Hanoi) - Stall serving delicious bahn mi πŸ‘
Banh My Duc (Hanoi) - Huge doner kebab bahn mi πŸ‘Œ
Blu Mart (Hoi An) - Incredible souvlaki wraps πŸ‘
Mr. Son (Hoi An) - Cheap, tasty Vietnamese dishesπŸ‘Œ
Pizza 4Ps (HCMC) - Creative Japanese pizzas πŸ‘
Pho Bo Ga (Hanoi) - Our fave Pho in Vietnam πŸ‘
Pho Quynh (HCMC) - Lively pho joint πŸ‘Œ



Banh Mi & Bros (Phnom Penh) - Great bahn mi, little pricey
Gelato Lab (Siem Reap) - Tasty gelato
Little Red Fox Expresso (Siem Reap) - Cute cafe w/ great coffee
Mama Wong's (Phnom Penh) - Delicious dumplings and noodles
Maybe Later (Siem Reap) - Mexican place with solid tacos
Rotanak (Phnom Penh) - Upscale supper club w/ modern Khmer dishes
Sister Srey (Siem Reap) - Good coffee, smoothies, breakfast
Starfish (Sihanoukville) - Non-profit cafe w/ tasty baked goods