Papi Zak is a Malaysian comedian and is a household name for those who frequent the comedy shows at live venues such as The Actors Studio, as well as to listeners of the REDfm and Lite FM radio station. Born in Egypt and raised in Japan and Germany, he is the true definition of a third culture child.
Papi Zak hosted “The Lite Breakfast with Zak & Sara’ on Lite FM for three years, and is currently on ‘The Late Late Breakfast with Papi & Grumpy’ on REDfm. Aside from comedy Zak is an accomplished public speaker and sought after emcee and also is big cat lover. His passion for food is definitely a perfect fit for GOASEAN’s The Halal Foodie.
He also co-hosts GOASEAN’s Happy Endings with Razif Hashim!
Papi Zak, Malaysia’s biggest comedian (in size) is on a mission to find the best Halal eats in the ASEAN region. From spicy mouth paralyzing street delicacies in Bangkok to gourmet French cuisine in Kuala Lumpur – Papi Zak will try it all! just as long as it’s Halal.
Between meals, Papi Zak also checks out cool Muslim friendly attractions both on and off the beaten path.
Papi eats his way through Bangkok, Thailand and meets up with local food blogger and author, Chawadee Nualkhair. From mouthwatering juicy steaks, deliciously authentic Thai street food, quirky German kebabs, and exotic Lebanese cuisine, Papi finds a variety of halal options.
In this episode of The Halal Foodie, Papi Zak takes on colourful Manila Philippines. Even with a predominantly Catholic population, Manila has some of the most unique and sumptuous Halal delicacies as well as some awesome Muslim friendly attractions!