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 […]

Crock-pot Glory: French Dip Beef & Blue Cheese Sandwich

french dip sandwich

Peek into this crock-pot, see anything you want? This beef brisket has been bubbling for hours and it’s time to slice it up and put it on my sandwich! If you’re not familiar with a French dip sandwich, it’s basically a sammy served ‘au jus‘ or with the juice from the meat. Meaning they ALSO […]

Flaming Pot of Beef Soup at Heng Chun Seng (เฮ้งชุนเส็ง)


You may have been served tom yum goong from an elevated donut-shaped metal bowl with a candle in the middle, but at Heng Chun Seng (เฮ้งชุนเส็ง) they serve rich beefy soup smoldering hot by a fiery furnace in the center! They specialize in something known as “maw fai หม้อไฟ” which directly translates to “fire pot,” – and that’s […]

Food Photo: A Sea of Take Away Thai Beef Biryani


Khao Mok Neua – Thai Beef Biryani Location: Krabi, Thailand The combination of curried rice and meat, known as biryani around the world, is a dish that is truly a mark of comfort. This photo is from the Krabi morning market where vendors line up their takeaway containers of Khao Mok Neua (yellow rice with […]

Delightful southern Thai food in Bangkok: Lan Ahan Puk Tai Dao Tai


There’s a cluster of Southern Thai food restaurants in Bangkok located in the area around Siriraj Hospital. I decided to try out Lan Ahan Puk Tai Dao Tai ร้านอาหารปักษ์ใต้ ดาวใต้. Walking in, you are greeted with that famous southern hospitality, giving one a head full of humid air mixed with a fragrance of curry, fish, […]

Today Steak Restaurant: Bangkok Carnivores Rejoice!


It’s always a good sign of a restaurant when the menu is covered in previous grease; you don’t gracefully flip through the pages of the menu at Today Steak, they sort of stick to your fingers as you navigate the feast you will order. But if you are looking for the best steak in Bangkok, […]

Is this the Best Sandwich in Southeast Asia?


Sorry guys, this isn’t exactly Thai food, but I feel obliged to share this photo of what I recognize as Southeast Asia’s (if not the world’s) best tasting (and looking) sandwich. This sandwich is made every morning right across the border from Thailand, in Savannakhet, Laos. There’s no real reason to visit Savannakhet, apart from […]