Yoy Pochana (ร้านย้อยโภชนา) – Classic Thai Chinese Food in Phuket


On my first night in Phuket town, I was just walking around Old Town, and though it was quiet and not much was happening, we stumbled into a restaurant called Yoy Pochana (ร้านย้อยโภชนา). Located right across the street from Phuket’s museum and slotted in an old Sino-Portuguese building, I immediately liked the looks of the restaurant. […]

Lock Tien (ลกเที้ยน) – Hokkien Style Fried Noodles in Phuket Town


Phuket is an amazing melting pot of cultures and cuisines. One of the most widely present cultural representations, immediately evident as you’re walking around Phuket town, is the Chinese influence, which is positively reflected into the local Phuket food. Lock Tien (ลกเที้ยน) is a long-standing restaurant in Phuket town, known especially for their Hokkien style […]

100% Beef (and some Pig Breasts) in Udon Thani


I really love people who are passionate about what they do… especially when they are cooks. On my latest visit to Udon Thani, in the northern part of the Isaan region of Thailand, I went to a restaurant known as Laab Nuad (ร้านลาบหนวด เนื้อวัว 100%), a restaurant that specializes in serving 100% beef (เนื้อวัว 100%) as […]

Naj Exquisite Thai Cuisine – Luxury Thai Dining in Bangkok


I first met Chef Kan, the chef and owner of The Local in Bangkok, along with Dwight Turner, years ago, and both of us loved the strong flavors of the food and the traditional, southern influenced Thai dishes on the menu. Naj Exquisite Thai Cuisine is the original restaurant of The Local. Chef Kan’s mother started the […]

Top 10 Thai Meals of 2014 (& What You Can Expect in 2015)


Greetings all Thai food lovers, and wishing you a Happy New “Thai Food” Year 2015! 2014 has been a wonderful and extremely rewarding year for us at EatingThaiFood.com. This year, we’ve covered restaurants in Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, as well as Bangkok. Also, this year we introduced recipes, which have proven to be popular, and are now some of […]

Udon Miang Pla Pao – Incredibly Fresh Fish in Udon Thani


I’ve been a lover of fresh fish since before I can remember. In Thailand, especially inland away from the ocean, one of the most popular fish to eat is pla nin, or tilapia. It’s farmed extensively throughout Thailand, and especially if it’s extremely fresh, it can be incredibly delicious. Probably the most common way throughout Thailand to […]