Tong Tem Toh (ต๋อง เต็ม โต๊ะ) – Excellent Northern Thai Food in Chiang Mai

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In Chiang Mai there are a number of well known restaurants that specialize in northern Thai food (Lanna cuisine). Tong Tem Toh (ต๋อง เต็ม โต๊ะ) is sort of a trendy type of Thai restaurant. They’ve upgraded from normal Thai street food or classic restaurants with the Pepsi or Maggi tablecloths, and instead they have dark wooden […]

Much More Than Your Average Thai Curry Stall in Bangkok’s Chinatown

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It’s 4 pm. Down a side soi in Yaowarat, just off Charoen Krung, there are already a few hungry men waiting. They may have even brought their own chairs (I can’t verify this, but it looked like it). Khao Gaeng Jake Puey ข้าวแกงเจ๊กปุ้ย (เจ้เฉี๋ย), a serious Bangkok street food stall, is beginning to unfold down the […]

Rice with Curry and Chicken Noodles at Ran Krua Tong Mai (ร้านครัวทองใหม่)

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While Terminal 21 food court offers some decent food for great prices in Bangkok, there are many other dining options in the Asoke area. Just a 10 minute walk from Terminal 21, and across the street is Ran Krua Tong Mai (ร้านครัวทองใหม่), a Thai restaurant that serves both khao gaeng (ข้าวแกง) and chicken soup noodles. At lunch, […]

CoCo Curry House – Golden Japanse Curry Katsu

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Throughout my entire life, I’ve been a little more than obsessed with all forms or Japanese food, and while I absolutely love sashimi, I’m also a huge fan of Japanese curry. Luckily in Bangkok there are a few places to get Japanese curry, Gold Curry Bangkok, being one I ate at a few months back. […]

Gold Curry Bangkok – The Ultimate Japanese Comfort Food

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Eating Japanese golden curry is about as comforting as being in your mother’s arms. I’m not kidding. I’d had it before a few times in Hawaii, and a number of times I made Japanese golden curry from a box mix (which by the way is pretty tasty too) during university. It’s not a pungently strong […]

Food Photo: Chicken with Ginger (Gai Pad King)

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Chicken w/ Ginger ไก่ผัดขิง My ginger love affair began in East Africa where I used to guzzle bottles of potent ginger soda known as Stoney Tangawizi (the best soda on earth in my opinion). Gai pad king (ไก่ผัดขิง), or chicken with ginger, is a fairly common dish in Thai cuisine. A little obvious, but I especially like […]

Food Photo: Thai Curry in a Coconut

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Hor mok is an excellent Thai dish that’s a combination of ingredients brought together in a thick coconut cream curry. On the streets, hor mok is normally served in small banana leaf wrappers while at nicer restaurants you can order it right in a coconut!