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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 …

Hat Yai Thailand Thailand Travel

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. …