Faine Greenwood

Faine Greenwood Faine Greenwood, author of I was a Teenage Chowhound, is a twenty-year-old college student with an interest in travel and food writing, especially as pertaining to Asia. Right now she's focusing on blogging, cartooning, and generally having a good time.

Web Site: http://teenagechowhound.blogspot.com/


Mushroom hunting in Iowa: No, really

May 2, 2012
Mushroom hunting in Iowa: No, really

You probably don’t associate the much-derided state of Iowa with rarefied culinary delights. This is because most people don’t know about the Midwest’s highly developed and slightly voodoo-like mushroom hunting culture. It all star...

Indian Delight: Best Damn Tikka Masala in Cambodia (and other stuff)

Dec 24, 2011
Indian Delight: Best Damn Tikka Masala in Cambodia (and other stuff)

Indian Delight115e0, Sisowath Quay 023 724 885Phnom PenhI'm an Indian food snob. I lived in Bangalore for six months back in 2008 and went back in 2010: I'm no fan of the uber-heavy, cream-rich Muhgali food that's favored outside the Subcontinent. Howe...

Rahu: I Forgot I Kinda Liked Hipster Sushi

Dec 22, 2011
Rahu: I Forgot I Kinda Liked Hipster Sushi

RahuSisowath Quay10 Sisowath QuayTel: 023 215 179Hipster sushi makes up roughly 80% of the diets of Northern Californians, and I'm pleased to announce that Phnom Penh now has an entry into the field. Restaurant chain Metro has opened a sushi outpost ne...

Happa: Excellent Japanese Teppanyaki in Phnom Penh

Dec 18, 2011
Happa: Excellent Japanese Teppanyaki in Phnom Penh

Happa#17, Street 278Phnom PenhTel: 077749266I realized recently that the restaurants I eat at the most here in Phnom Penh are rarely the ones I review. Something about incredible familiarity makes me less likely to go ahead and haul the camera with me ...

Suzume: Homey Japanese Food in Dark Heart of Phnom Penh

Dec 16, 2011
Suzume: Homey Japanese Food in Dark Heart of Phnom Penh

Suzume14A Street 51092 748 393Phnom PenhPhnom Penh has more Japanese restaurants than I ever expected it to have, mostly due to the city's healthy (and apparently chronically starving) population of Japanese NGO workers. Most Japanese restaurants here ...

Mekong Korean: Cold Weather Food for the Tropics

Dec 11, 2011
Mekong Korean: Cold Weather Food for the Tropics

Mekong Korean RestaurantSothearos DrivePhnom Penh, CambodiaKorean restaurants are rife in Phnom Penh, and family restaurant Mekong Korean occupies a convenient location in the very center of the city. Dishing up rustic versions of Korean standards such...

Kimly: Crab Market Crab Shack, Awesome Fried Shrimp

Dec 2, 2011
Kimly: Crab Market Crab Shack, Awesome Fried Shrimp

Kimly RestaurantCrab Market (if you're in Kep, you can't miss it)Kep, CambodiaKimly is the most popular restaurant in Kep's Crab Market cluster of eateries, attracting a mixture of both Khmer and Western custom. Specializing in fresh seafood, and with ...

Romdeng Again: Excellent Stuffed Squid, Still Don’t Try The Spiders

Nov 28, 2011
Romdeng Again: Excellent Stuffed Squid, Still Don’t Try The Spiders

Romdeng#74 Street 174Telephone: +855 092-219-565Phnom Penh, CambodiaRomdeng is the Mith Samlanh street kid's charity Khmer training restaurant, affiliated with the more Western accented Friends, near Riverside. Set in an old colonial building, it's a s...

Touich Again: Awesome Family Owned Joint in Siem Reap; Free Jeep Ride

Nov 27, 2011
Touich Again: Awesome Family Owned Joint in Siem Reap; Free Jeep Ride

Touich Restaurant3 km outside center of town center: call ahead at 092 80 80 40 - 012 99 57 83 or email touich.restaurant @ gmail.comSiem Reap, CambodiaTouich, a small Khmer restaurant set in Siem Reap's back alleys, has gained something of a cult foll...

Angkor Palm: How to Sample Khmer Food Without Any Awkward Commitment

Nov 25, 2011
Angkor Palm: How to Sample Khmer Food Without Any Awkward Commitment

Angkor PalmPsaa Chas (near the Old Market)Siem Reap, CambodiaThe Angkor Palm is an attractive Khmer restaurant on the main drag of Siem Reap's backpacker ghetto. The restaurant's primary draw is its Khmer sampler platter, a convenient and cheapish way ...

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