Thai Room: Delicious Thai Food in a Great Bangkok Location

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I’m always excited when I get to try out a new restaurant and browse through the menu to decide what to order. It was a tough decision at Thai Room because everything looked (and smelled) so good. Their menu is extensive and covers the realm of favorite Thai dishes. From classic Thai curries to stir […]

Food Photo: Golden Yellow Thai Biryani (Khao Mok Gai)

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I’ve been a devout fan of all forms of biryani and chicken or beef since my days of growing up in Africa. On the coast of the island of Zanzibar I would always look forward to eating a plate of luscious African style Zanzibari biryani (which still remains my favorite in the world)! Khao Mok Gai ข้าวหมกไก่ in […]

9 Thai Thanksgiving Replacements: Turkey in Thailand? Think Again

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American Thanksgiving is a time to remember what we are thankful for…and also to enjoy a giant feast. Below is a list of the classic dishes that many households throughout North America eat during the holiday…but this year we’re setting aside the turkey and going for Thai food replacements. 1. Brown Gravy – Nam Daeng […]

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 […]

Food Photo: Thai Needle Mushroom Salad

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One of the reason Thai food is so delicious is because of the wide variety of salads and raw vegetables that makes up the cuisine. Needle Mushrooms (also known as Enokitake mushrooms) are very popular in Japanese cuisine and are almost seen as one of those Hi-So or classy things to eat in Thailand. In […]

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 […]

Vegetarian Food Stall at MBK Shopping Center, Bangkok, Thailand

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Seeing a giant plate of red covered green beans is enough to make me want some. แค่ได้เห็นผ้ดพริกขิงจานนี้ ก็ทำให้ผมหิวแล้ว Here’s a short little (goofy) video: There have been some ups and downs with the vegetarian restaurant stall at the MBK Food court, but I recently ate there and the vegetarian Thai food was great. Apparently there’s […]

Food Photo: Gaeng Om Northeastern Thai Herb Soup

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One of those Thai dishes I always appreciate yet rarely eat is the herb filled Isaan dish known as Gaeng Om. The soup is normally made with a base of chicken or pork and includes a wide assortment of vegetables and a host of fragrant herbs. The distinctive herb that really came through in this […]

Bustling Morning Maharaj Market in Krabi Town, Thailand

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Today I just wanted to share a few photos from Krabi’s bustling Maharaj Market. The market starts up way early in the morning, I think about 3 am, and doesn’t wind down until around 10 am. A good time to visit is the 7 – 8 am range. The newly renovated Maharaj Market in Krabi […]