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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 …

Cafes Eating in Bangkok Nakhon Pathom Over The River

Amazing Floating River Cafe 45 Minutes From Bangkok Thailand – RIVA Cafe Nakhon Pathom

Had a stressful week? Can’t face the weekend crowds of Chatuchak Weekend Market or another crowded Sky Train to the shopping malls? Try heading out to Nakhon Pathom for a relaxing day by the river, or should that be RIVA, that will have you feeling like you’re on a mini break. The Riva Floating Cafe …

Charoen Nakhon Eating in Bangkok Street Food and Shop Houses Thonburi Wongwian Yai

Pad Thai Narok Teak – Officially Bangkok’s Best Pad Thai (Sort of)

Pad Thai Narok Taek, located on Lat Ya Road in Bangkok has long been my favourite spot for Thailand’s most famous noodles and now they’ve been given the title of ‘Bangkok’s best pad Thai’ in a blind taste test by a panel of Thai and western bloggers and foodies (including myself) at the Market Experience …

Eating in Bangkok Khlong San Over The River Street Food and Shop Houses Thonburi

Excellent Beef Noodle Soup in Bangkok – Talat Phlu Ocha Lat Ya Road

Talat Phlu Ocha is an old school, no frills shophouse restaurant selling excellent beef noodle soup, located on Lat Ya Road in Bangkok’s Khlong San area which is on the west side of the Chao Phraya River. If you’re staying on the Thonburi side of Bangkok, you have to check this place out, you’d be …

Bang Rak Bang Wa China Town Eating in Bangkok Krungthonburi Pratunam Market Silom Thonburi

5 Great Places in Bangkok For Khao Kha Moo – Thai Pork Leg Stew – ข้าวขาหมู

Khao kha moo (ข้าวขาหมู) – stewed pork leg on rice is my ultimate Thai comfort dish. This isn’t a ‘Top Five Places to Eat’ post, there are far too many shops selling khao kha moo for that. This is a list of five of my personal favourites, in no particular order,  that won’t leave you disappointed. …

khao soi Sathorn Street Food and Shop Houses

Awesome Thai Muslim food in Bangkok at Barakat Restaurant Chan 49

For me, there’s not too much in life that’s more comforting than good, home cooked Muslim Thai food so any time I have the opportunity to try somewhere new in Bangkok, I jump at the chance! My usual go to spot for Muslim-Thai cuisine is Muslim Restaurant on Charoen Krung in Bang Rak. That could …

Charoen Nakhon Eating in Bangkok Khlong San Over The River

Duck Noodles With a Difference at Chalawan Khao Man Gai Charoen Nakhon.

As the name suggests, Chalawan Khao Man Gai – จารุวรรณข้าวมันไก่  is known locally for their excellent Hainanese chicken rice but today I’m here to try their duck noodle soup. Duck noodle soup definitely isn’t a rare dish in Bangkok, in fact, on Charoen Nakhon Road alone, I can name a few shops off the top of my …

Eating in Bangkok Krungthonburi Thonburi Wongwian Yai

The Best Pad Thai I’ve Had in Bangkok – Pad Thai Narok Taek Lat Ya

Pad Thai is without a doubt the most well known and most eaten Thai dish in the world outside of Thailand. You won’t find a Thai menu in any restaurant in the UK or Europe that doesn’t include this famous fried noodle dish. It’s just as widely available in Thailand with every hotel, guesthouse and …