Category Archives: Food & Restaurants

Food: Addicted to Khao Soi

I haven’t written much about Thai food, just that feeling my writing won’t do justice to the food and experience. Each Saturday my lunch has become Khao Soi with Chicken (ข้าวซอยไก่), I’m addicted. It’s noodles, coconut milk curry and leg … Continue reading

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Bangkok Eating: A Food Alley

Food is everywhere in Bangkok. Correction- great food is everywhere. In restaurants, open air ‘shops’, stalls and on the sidewalks, you’re never far from some really good Thai food. This is a picture of an alley in Ari, loads of … Continue reading

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Street Food Obsession: Fish

There are times you walk the streets of Bangkok and you’re overwhelmed by the sights, sounds and smells of the food. The amount and variety of food being served street side never ceases to amazing. To combat the large number … Continue reading

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Dining in Thailand: 3 Unique Things

Three things that foreigners will likely consider unique about the dining setup in Thailand: Sugar in Soup- Yep, that jar you see on tables containing white crystals isn’t salt, that’ll be sugar. And if you’re properly Thai, you’ll dump 3-4 … Continue reading

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2013 Bangkok Governor Election: Signs, Loudspeakers and No Alcohol Sales on March 2 & 3

Bangkok sidewalks are hard to navigate at the best of times- food carts, street venders, cracks, poles- but elections add a new obstacle with the dreaded campaign poster. Yes, massive in height and of a good width and always featuring … Continue reading

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Alcohol in Thailand- When You Can Buy, Where You Can Buy, When You Can Drink, Where You Can Drink

Okay, so you all love the booze and are concerned about boozing in Bangkok, my most popular post is this one regarding mid-afternoon prohibition and the majority of emails I receive have questions about when and where people can get … Continue reading

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Street Food in Bangkok- Where there is a Sidewalk, there will be Food

If there is a sidewalk, there will be street food, that is one of the first rules of Bangkok. If there is an office tower and a sidewalk that leads to the office tower, there will be an abundance of … Continue reading

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Bangkok Sidewalks: BBQ & Girdles

Bangkok spoils you, so much is readily accessible. Bangkok sidewalks, particularly in the Sukhumvit area, are packed with everything from food and drinks to DVD and t-shirts (Chang & Singha are simply everywhere) and, well, everything. At this point, I … Continue reading

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How to Tie a Plastic Bag Like a Thai

If you have been to Thailand and purchased any take away food (glap baan means take away), you have seen the amazing Thai trick of sealing a plastic bag with a rubber band. I struggle to simply remove the rubber … Continue reading

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Food- What 40thb Buys: Noodles or Half a Cup of Starbucks Coffee

A common question posed “wow, isn’t everything cheap in Thailand?” Yes, and no. Yes, if you are a foreigner and used to prices in Europe, North America and Northern Asia. Yes if you eat local foods and buy local products. … Continue reading

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