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8 Northern Thai Dishes Worth Travelling For

Before my first trip to Thailand, I’m embarrassed to say that I thought Thai food consisted solely of Pad Thai and green curries. Ten years have now passed since I first touched down in the land of smiles and I haven’t even begun to scratch the surface of this wonderfully diverse cuisine. Every region in …

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Odeon Crab Wonton – Chinatown Bangkok

As the name suggests, this shophouse restaurant on Charoen Krung Road, in Bangkok’s Chinatown is famous for crab wonton soup with egg noodles and roast pork, or Bamee Kiow Moo Daeng Pu as it’s known locally. Egg noodles with wontons and barbecue pork is probably among the five most eaten dishes in Thailand. You can …

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How To Order Thai Street Food – A Beginners Guide

Thailand is famous for street food, it’s one of the main reasons for the large number of tourists that flock to the county each year. We know, however, that it can be a daunting task trying to order food in Thailand when you don’t speak the language so we’ve put together a list of useful …

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Tubkaek Beach Krabi Guide – A Resort Lovers Paradise

When most people talk about the beaches of Krabi, Thailand, the same names always seem to come up. Ao Nang, Railay, Koh Lanta … Ao Nang, Railay, Koh Lanta. Undoubtedly, these are the most visited destinations for tourists heading to the province but are they the best? Every year they are becoming more and more …

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Thai – Chinese Mutton Soup and Hainanese Noodles in Bangkok Thailand

For Chinese New Year today, I found some special Thai / Chinese Herbal Mutton Soup (Sup Pae) and Hainanese Noodles (kuay teow hailam / khanom jeen hai lam) at a shophouse restaurant called Hainanese Noodles – ขนมจีน ไหหลำ. As soon as I saw all the clay bubbling away on charcoal outside, I knew this was …

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CURRY NOODLES and Northern Thai Food at Khao Soi Mae Sariang Bangkok

Khao Soi Mae Sariang at Wongwian Yai (ข้าวซอยแม่สะเรียง @วงเวียนใหญ่) serves up some fantastic khao soi and other Northern Thai dishes, which can be a rarity in Bangkok. This little shophouse restaurant is a welcome addition to the already amazing local food scene around the Wongwian Yai / Lat Ya Road area, which is around the …

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Escaping the Heat of Bangkok’s Old City Temples at Elefin Coffee

If you are looking for some respite from the scorching Bangkok heat after wandering around famous temples, Wat Arun and Wat Pho, look no further than Elefin Coffee on Maha Rat Road. Located directly opposite The Temple of The Reclining Buddha, Elefin is the perfect spot to grab yourself some aircon and recharge the batteries …

Bang Rak China Town Eating in Bangkok

A Traditional Thai Breakfast – Rice Porridge at Jok Prince (โจ๊กปรินซ์ บางรัก) Bang Rak, Bangkok

I’m often asked ‘what is a typical Thai breakfast dish?’ The truth is, there isn’t really one. Let me explain. Thais eat pretty much anything for breakfast; curry, stir fry, noodle soup…You name it, they’ll eat it! One dish that’s always on the menu at a hotel breakfast, however, is Jok, otherwise known as congee/rice …

Bang Rak China Town Eating in Bangkok Khlong San Over The River Thonburi

Excellent Thai Pork Leg Stew at Jae Pouy Kha Moo Talat Somdet – ขาหมูตลาดสมเด็จ Bangkok

Situated west of the river on Somdet Chao Phraya Road in Bangkok, next to the beautiful Wat Phitchaya temple, Jae Pouy Kha Moo Talat Somdet – ขาหมูตลาดสมเด็จ is a small old-school shophouse that churns out plate after plate of excellent khao kha moo, to a packed crowd of locals, on a daily basis. It gets …

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More Than Fried Chicken – 24 Hours Eating in Hat Yai Thailand.

The Southern Thai City of Hat Yai is a food lovers paradise. Said to be the birthplace of Thai southern fried chicken, no self respecting Thai food lover could afford to miss the opportunity to sample Hat Yai Gai Tod first hand. It would be like visiting Naples without eating a pizza! There’s far more …