🛑for durian: tastes like heaven, but smells like hell. Travelling home by road, and the trucks near Chanthaburi are laden with fresh rambutan & longan.
Noodle covered prawn dim sum at Yaowarat, Bangkok
My birthday present tonight from morrison_polkinghorne Dinner at Tawandaeng cabaret Bangkok. Tomorrow Mandalay…
Chantaburi specialties from the SE of Thailand: local fried noodle & crab — oh so sweet (you eat the fried shell, as well); Herbaceous stir fried fish with cardamom stem — wow!; & Pork stew with chamung leaves — the most tactile and deliciously dense yet tender leaf (if ivy were edible this would be […]
Summer (March & April) means Khao Chair in Thailand & Htamine Thangyian in Myanmar/Burma. This exquisite dish of Mon origin centers around rice in floral-imbued iced water, but originally scented by sandalwood. Accompanied by a plethora of sweetened meats, a Thai version of chilli relleno covered with egg lace, battered kapi/shrimp paste balls, exquisitely […]
Never enough duck Larb! Tangy Bangkok style take of this Isan/Lao meat “salad.”. Here, at Pollo fried Chicken off Wireless Road, Bangkok.
Moo & neua dahd dieow pork & beef sun dried & fried meat. My roadside snack secreted into La Scala Thai/ Chinese restaurant for my appetizer.
Tom sep Tom sep, Isan’s precursor to tom yam. The closer to Bangkok & the further from Lao you get, the more sour & less bitter it gets. No bile duct in Bangkok, except for its politics!
With accolades for being one of Asia’s top 10 restaurants from William Reed Media, Gagan is on most foodie’s “must” lists. And to tempt diners to eat expensive modernist Indian instead of the world’s best cheap Thai tucker, is an accolade in itself. Alas, service here fails miserably. Our first impression was of Gaggan’s colonial […]
THAILAND: We’ve long been fans of Supanniga resort in provincial Khon Kaen, and especially its rarefied cookery stressing the best in local ingredients. Now it’s Bangkok’s turn to learn what all the fuss is about. Here at Supanniga Eating Room on trendy Thong Lor (Sikhumvit soi 55) owner Thanaruek Laoraowirodge has achieved what other places […]