Hai Som Tam Convent Restaurant (ไฮส้มตำคอนแวนต์) – Thai Food in Silom


Lately I’ve been running around central Bangkok, so I’ve had a chance to eat at some of the more well-known Thai restaurants in Bangkok. Hai Som Tam Convent (ไฮส้มตำคอนแวนต์) is a long standing Isaan restaurant located on the famous Thanon Convent in the heart of Silom. Throughout years of walking through Silom, I just had […]

Rice Bar – Healthy Korean Food in Silom


The other day I was taking care of some business in Silom and needed to grab lunch. Right in the area I was in I saw Rice Bar, a restaurant Dwight had mentioned to me a while back but I had never found time to eat there. So I stopped in for a bite to […]

Graveyard Dining in Silom (with Delicious Isan Food)

Isan Restaurant in Silom, Bangkok, Thailand

Hospitals, yes. Schools, yes. Parks, yes. But a cemetery? You’d never search in Bangkok for a food street next to a graveyard, would you? Years ago, the first time I ever went to this popular Silom Isan street restaurant, it was so dimly lit, I didn’t even know we were sitting adjacent to a cemetery. […]

There’s No Such Thing As Thai Breakfast Food

There's no such thing as thai breakfast food

What’s Thai breakfast food? Hard boiled egg? Kanom jeen? Chicken biryani? The truth is there’s no such thing. As Mark alludes in this week’s 13 Most Popular Thai Dishes for Breakfast, Thais hardly make any time based distinction between food groups like breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The thai word used for breakfast (ahaan chow อาหารเช้า) […]