Southern Thai grilled chicken at Gai Yang Jirapan (ไก่ย่างจีระพันธ์)

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Gai Yang Jirapan (ไก่ย่างจีระพันธ์), in Bangkok, is famous for their southern Thai style grilled chicken (gai yang ไก่ย่าง). What’s the difference between the regular Bangkok Thai gai yang recipe, like they might serve at Sabai Jai Gai Yang? That lies mainly with the use of kamin (ขมิ้น), fresh turmeric root, which is commonly associated with southern […]

Photo Favorite: Southern Thai Gaeng Som Soup

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Now I do have a lot of favorite Thai dishes, but nothing pleases me more than a southern Thai food feast. One of the dishes that I just can’t get enough of and keep eating as much as possible is southern Thai style “gaeng som” soup. It’s not that tomatoey sweet and sour gaeng som, […]

Food Photo: Flavor Packed Thai Dry Curry (Kua Kling)

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Not all curries in Thailand are wet. Kua Kling (คั่วกลิ้งหมู), normally made from beef or pork, is a dry curry that’s packed full of delicious flavor. Image the entire amount of flavor from a saucy curry caked up on each piece of pork! Basically, if you eat southern Thai food, you can’t miss a tasty […]

Food Photo: Thai Soft Rice Noodles and Salty Fish Curry

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Many of the most pungent foods in Thailand are what I strive and love to eat! Southern Thai food has many robust curries and strong foods that I just can’t seem to get enough of. Along with Gaeng Som, Gaeng Tai Pla (แกงไตปลา or salty fish kidney curry) is one of my favorites. It’s salty […]

Locally Famous Krabi Cuisine: Nong Joke Restaurant

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Along with the gorgeous limestone pillars of stone that rise from the turquoise Andaman Sea, Krabi is also a special place for those who seek to elevate their culinary interests. Nong Joke Restaurant ร้านน้องโจ๊ก on the edges of town is a famous restaurant that is popular with both locals and Thai tourists alike. ไม่เพียงแต่ทัศนียภาพที่สวยงาม จากท้องทะเลอันดามันสีเขียวครามเท่านั้น ที่ทำให้กระบี่เป็นที่นิยมของนักท่องเที่ยวจากทุกๆที่ […]

Sweltering Soups and Kickin Curries at a Krabi Top Restaurant, Nong Jane

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Among my favorite restaurants in Thailand (and in the world for that matter) is a little neighborhood restaurant in Krabi town known as Lan Nong Jane ร้านน้องเจน. The family run dinner establishment serves a few dishes that are entirely worth the try. I’ve eaten here numerous times, and it was one of my standard restaurants when […]

Abdulloh Muslim Food Restaurant in Krabi Town, Thailand

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Nothing proclaims the exuberance of being back in southern Thailand more than an encounter with an array of southern style curries. ของเด็ดของอาหารภาคใต้ : ข้าวแกงภาคใต้ At Abdulloh Muslim Restaurant in the center of Krabi Town, there’s always a small but scrumptious selection of the finest southern Thai Muslim dishes ready to be dished out and served. […]