Sweet and sour fish cake – Philippine Airlines

Sweet and sour fish cake - Philippine Airlines
With steamed vegetables, rice, crab salad, and dinner roll. Complimentary
Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Manila (MNL), Philippine Airlines

Eh, this could have been sweet and sour “anything” really. It tasted fine, but the highly processed fish cake wasn’t the best. They actually advertised it as sweet and sour “fish” so I was disappointed when it came out as fish cake instead although it made more sense to serve fish cake on a plane.

Reunification Palace
Reunification Palace.

Mixed appetizer platter – Tuk Tuk Noodle Bar

Mixed appetizer platter - Tuk Tuk Noodle Bar
Thai fish cake, calamari, chicken satay, salt and pepper spare ribs, spring rolls and prawn crackers. Set Menu A £11.80 per person
Tuk Tuk Noodle Bar, London ENGLAND

Oh lord, this plate was large! And unfortunately, everything on it was overcooked, dry, rubbery and disgusting. The only thing that was actually ok even when it was over-fried was the prawn chips. They still had a great crunch and good flavor. We kind of just picked through everything else, took a small bite and that was enough. That was probably for the better because this was just WAY too much fried items for two people especially since there was plenty more food yet to arrive. It made me sad to look at the large pile of uneaten food on this plate though. I guess that’s why the set menu was so affordable – they sacrificed quality for quantity.

Diet Coke - Tuk Tuk Noodle Bar

Diet Coke.

Statue of Winston Churchill

Statue of Winston Churchill, bronze, Ivor Roberts-Jones, Parliament Square.

Seafood champon ramen combo – Ezogiku

Seafood champon ramen combo - Ezogiku
Topped with shrimp, squid, fishcake, and vegetables. $9.75
Ezogiku, Honolulu HI

I’ve never had champon before, and it was REALLY good! I find it difficult to describe the flavor. It was definitely seafood-y but it also had an almost creamy quality. I’ll definitely have to try it again to fully appreciate the complexity of flavors. Sorry for the messy bowl, we had started eating it before I remember to snap a pic, oops!

Gyoza - Ezogiku
Combo with gyoza. $2.25

View of downtown Honolulu
View of downtown Honolulu from the timeshare, Royal Garden Waikiki.

Miso ramen combo – Ezogiku

Miso ramen combo - Ezogiku
Ezogiku’s signature and most popular ramen. Topped with charsiu pork, fishcake, and green onion. $8.75
Ezogiku, Honolulu HI

Mmm, this totally hit the spot! I was craving carbs and salt and this delivered on both. The restaurant was packed during lunch so we had to wait for a counter seat to open up. Glad we did because the ramen was pretty good!

Gyoza - Ezogiku
Combo with gyoza. $2.25

Aloha Welcome to Hawaii
“Aloha Welcome to Hawaii” sign at Honolulu International Airport.