Thanis Lim

All Rounder Chef and Food Journalist

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Brunei Restaurants: Yellow Cab Pizza Co.

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News of a new pizza place coming to town was already widespread months before its opening and it’s finally opened on 11th of August 2017 in Brunei! Welcome Yellow Cab Pizza Co. a pizza place specializing in New York style pizzas! To get an idea of New York Pizza, they are thin crust pizzas which are crisp with a slight bottom char, dense chewy center, and then topped off with generous serving of quality ingredients! Yellow Cab Pizza Co. has around 130 branches across the world internationally!


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One might mistake Yellow Cab for a taxi company instead of a pizza place cause of their name– they are famous also for their iconic vespa scooters delivering to your home – note that currently they are not doing deliveries yet in Brunei but I can forsee this to be something that will happen in the future – for now – you can enjoy their New York style pizzas in house or take away!


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There are two floors at the moment and sports quite a hip modern feel with an open kitchen where you can actually see the pizzas being made! Spotted the Brunei Foodies and Rano!


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Love the wall art and theme ~~ note that the seating arrangement might be different as I’m invited to the pre-tasting event.


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A sneak peek of their 1st floor ~~ ooo spotted some baby chairs for those with little ones ~~


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Tall benches for either a big group ~~ or shared between a few couple of strangers who want some New York pizza!


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I have to say this would be a hip place to hangout and share a pizza or two with your friends ~~


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You can watch them shape the pizzas at ground floor’s open kitchen ~~


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Adding the toppings ~~


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Oooo that beautiful calzone ~~


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You can see the pizzas on their specially designed pizza ovens to ensure they all come out perfectly cooked ~~


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Homaigawd ~~~~ did I just see a slice of heaven? This is their 10 inch sized meat lovers pizza ~~ mmm ~~


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It’s fun watching them slice the pizzas ready to be taken home by a hungry customer ~~ mmm ~~ that’s their Roasted Garlic and Shrimp Pizza! 


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As you can see ~~ the pizzas are thin crust and loaded with ingredients ~ this is their biggest sized 18 inch pizza ~~ They call it the New Yorker XL size ~~~ This is their most famous New York’s Finest ~~ and their best seller – combining a good mix of vegetables and meat!


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If you love variety – go for their Four Seasons Pizza which is a combination of four different type of toppings in one ~ allowing you to try a good mix of everything – and this is the only way you can get their special anchovies lovers topping (not available in other whole pizzas yet!) - New York Classic, #4 Cheese, Anchovy Lovers, Roasted Garlic and Shrimp all in one pizza ~~ Of course – order the XL New Yorker size for this and share this!


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Fiqah taking videos of the four seasons pizza ~~~


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This is actually sliced into smaller sharing sizes ~~ usually one slice is bigger ~~


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We call this the New York slice ~~ my hands are actually pretty big so it doesn’t do this pizza slice justice ~~


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You can see how big the pizza looks here ~~~ ooh la la ~~~


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Suddenly when I carry it ~~ because I’m such a fat ass foodie ~ it doesn’t look as big but I tell ya ~~ 18inch is like the size of sport rims ~~ this pizza is good enough to share between 4-6 people or one hungry foodie Thanis ~~ Thanks Cyril for taking this pic for me https://cyrilcanvas.wordpress.com/


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If you have petite friends like Bella ~~ be sure to ask them to pose with the pizza ~~ hahahaha so cute la ~~


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Jaymee, Amal and Fiqah had loads of fun as my guests of the night ~~~ thanks for accompanying me to enjoy all the yummy pizzas ~~ a pizza is always better shared ….. unless you are super hungry…. then sorry – all MINE!


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The chicken ham and cheese calzone is another yummy choice from Yellow Cab ~~ it seals all the yummy cheesy flavours inside and as you slice it open ~ ahhh ~~~ all that aroma ~~~


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Gorgeous cheesy goeey goodness!!!


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The Dear Darla is another one of their special signature pizzas you don’t see very often ~ which is a special hand rolled pizza ~~


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You will notice that the Dear Darla pizzas have a thinner crispier crust than the usual New York Pizzas ~~


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This is the other Dear Darla pizza: Ricotta cheese and roasted garlic with mozzarella and romano cheese, enjoyed with arugula and alfalfa sprouts


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To enjoy this ~ simply roll them up and eat ~~ I can say hand rolled pizzas will be a thing in Brunei and it’s a fun delicious way to eat!


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Move over Peking duck! Hand rolled cheese, arugula and alfalfa sprouts pizza is the in thing now!


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Bella enjoying the hand rolled Oh Darla ~~


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Of course ~ you can’t enjoy pizzas without your soft drinks ~~ they have quite a range here ~~ even Rootbeer and Barbican!


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Now Yellow Cab is not just about pizzas! They have a range of other goodies as well – such as their pastas ~~ and wings! Hmmm that root beer is callin my name ~~


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Garlic Parmesan wings ~~ fried crispy chicken tossed with garlic butter sauce and then sprinkled with parmesan cheese ~~ oooh la la ~~


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The Hot Wings ~~~ crispy fried chicken tossed in their spicy sauce ~~ though I’ll have to say for Bruneians ~~ not hot enough! Haha ~~ please bring in the Sriracha wings that are popular in the Philippines! I beg you!!!


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They have four pastas on the menu at the moment ~ this is their Shrimp Aglio Olio Pasta ~~~ pan fried spaghetti with garlic, olive oil, basil and sun-dried tomatoes and shrimps ~~


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This is actually a special Yellow Cab signature pasta dish! Charlie Chan Pasta ~~ which is noodles stir fried with chicken strips, shiitake mushrooms and roasted peanut in a spicy oriental sauce. Friends in the Philippines love this ~~ I’ll have to say it is sweet with a slight kick to it ~~ but might need an extra kick in the hot department for those who love hot spicy food like me ~~


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Last but not least ~ These double baked half potatoes are simply DA BOMB! Watching them coming out of the oven was magical ~~ #foodporn ~~ You may think I’m just a boring potato ~~ but one day I’m gonna be a delicious double baked potato from Yellow Cab and you would crave and desire for me!!!!


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Mmmm ~~ tapao some for your colleagues and they will love you ~~ #howtobepopular ~~ you hear this first from Thanis ~~


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Yellow Cab Pizza Co. is located at Kiulap Shakirin Complex area ~~ you won’t miss it!


Yellow Cab Pizza Co.

B6 Ground floor Shakirin complex Kiulap

333 9999

Follow them on IG at @yellowcabpizzabn

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