World Café Asia Series 1

  • Travel, Food, Cooking Show
  • 7 Episodes

Street food has always been one of the cornerstones of Asian life. In World Café Asia, renowned chef and restaurateur Bobby Chinn takes to the streets in search of the best food markets, the most stylish hotspots, and unique watering holes. Featuring 13 different destinations, each fast-paced episode introduces viewers to an interesting and delicious discovery - from seafood congee in Hong Kong, to tea-soaked chicken in Taipei.


1. Kuala Lumpur

Bobby kicks off his journey in Malaysia. He crafts a Fried Noodle Hokkien Mee, hypnotizes a chicken to make Rendang, and perfects the making of Crab Sri Wangi.

2. Penang

In Penang, Bobby finds a Carabu Salad with nutmeg, and Laksa - a spicy fish and tamarind soup. He also dives into a traditional breakfast from the Indian community.

3. Singapore

Singapore is a small country with a big appetite. Bobby makes their unique Egg Sandwich, a delicious obscurity called Nasi Kerabu, and a Fish Head Curry.

4. Shanghai

Shanghai is always making something new to eat. Bobby helps prepare a cutting-edge Hairy Crab Roe with Ginger Custard, a breakfast snack - Jian Bing, and Braised Baisi Yu fish.

5. Beijing

In Beijing, food traditions from all across China all converge. Bobby cooks up a pork noodle Za Jian Mian, creates his own Tofu Nao, and visits a Peking Duck eatery.

6. Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, Bobby makes seafood congee, sweet and sour chicken and a village-style shrimp fried rice.

7. Taipei

Bobby whips up a fried oyster omelette, helps prepare a homemade version of Taiwan beef noodles, and discovers an only-in-Taiwan chicken cooked in tea.