Loong Thai Khao Gaeng (ลุงไทยข้าวแกง (เพชรบุรี) is a fine restaurant in Chiang Mai and serves northern Thai style rice and curry. Their dishes are insanely spiced with chilies, and my meal made me cry tears of joy, but it was so incredibly delicious.
Greeting you as you enter is the unique SP Chicken (SP ไก่ย่าง) grill, a modified stand up charcoal rotisserie that has been engineered to roast a chicken to perfection. As the birds go round and round, they get heat from the side, so the skin oil drops downwards and doesn’t cause any grease fires from below […]
I like to think of a stir fry curry as one of the best things ever, because all the flavor is caked directly onto pieces of meat. Along with chicken stir fried with holy basil, chicken stir fried in red curry paste, known as gai pad prik gaeng (ไก่ผัดพริกแกง), is one of my favorite quick and easy Thai street food […]
I’ve recently been eating around the Phlap Phla Chai intersection of Bangkok. When Bangkok residents think of Phlap Phla Chai, they think of kuay teow kua gai (ก๋วยเตี๋ยวคั่วไก่), the smokey wide rice noodle dish, as there are a number of famous restaurants in the are serving the dish. Kuay Teow Kua Gai Nai Hong (ก๋วยเตี๋ยวคั่วไก่นายฮ้ง) is […]
Any Thai lover of the noodle dish known as kuay teow kua gai (ก๋วยเตี๋ยวคั่วไก่), knows about the restaurants (street food stalls) around the Phlap Phla Chai area of Bangkok, just north of Yaowarat. This is Bangkok’s kuay teow kua gai (ก๋วยเตี๋ยวคั่วไก่) hood, and there are more than a handful of different restaurants in the area, each […]
When you see a rustic old-skool restaurant like Ba Mee Jub Kang (บะหมี่จับกัง), you know they have a food story to tell. It’s located in a dungeon dark and damp alley, just off the always busy Charoen Krung road in Bangkok’s Chinatown, and just a short distance from one of my favorite curry stalls in […]