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Starts 26 June, Every Sunday, 8PM on ASTRO CH737

Papi Zak, Malaysia’s biggest comedian without a belt notch to spare, is on a one-man mission to find the best Halal eats in the ASEAN region. From spicy street delicacies in Bangkok to gourmet French cuisine in Kuala Lumpur, Papi Zak will try it all. Just as long as it’s Halal, that is!

Papi Zak

The Host

Papi Zak

Papi Zak is a cat-loving Malaysian comedian with a household name amongst those who frequent comedy shows at live venues such as The Actors Studio, as well as amongst listeners of the REDfm and Lite FM radio stations. He is especially known for his work on ‘The Late Late Breakfast with Papi & Grupy’ on REDfm. Born in Egypt and raised in Japan and Germany, this living definition of the term 'third culture child' is also an accomplished public speaker and is a highly sought-after emcee for events. His passion for food makes him a perfect match for GOASEAN’s The Halal Foodie. He also co-hosts GOASEAN’s Happy Endings with Razif Hashim.

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Introduction

Introduction

The Halal Foodie

Introduction

The Halal Foodie

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 Zak

Papi Zak

Interviews

Papi Zak

Interviews

GOASEAN is a brand new ASEAN-focused travel channel that serves as a platform for ASEAN member countries to jointly promote tourism in ASEAN. Malaysia kickstarted the GOASEAN initiative during its tenure as the Chair of ASEAN in 2015 to promote travel and spur economic growth within the region. The GOASEAN travel channel is now available on Malaysia's Astro Channel 737.

Teaser 4

Teaser 4

Eat with Papi Zak

Teaser 4

Eat with Papi Zak

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.

Teaser 3

Teaser 3

Eat with Papi Zak

Teaser 3

Eat with Papi Zak

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.

Teaser 2

Teaser 2

Eat with Papi Zak

Teaser 2

Eat with Papi Zak

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.

Exclusive Photos

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Behind the Scene

Behind the Scene

Halal Food

Halal Food

3,2,1 Action

3,2,1 Action

3,2,1 Action

3,2,1 Action

Halal Corner

Halal Corner

Factory Visit

Factory Visit

Chef Papi Zak

Chef Papi Zak

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  • Indonesia
  • Brunei
  • Cambodia
  • Philippines
  • Lao PDR
  • Myanmar
  • Singapore
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