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Bo.Lan in Sukhumvit Soi 53 is worth a visit

januar 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

Thai-born chef Duangporn ‘Bo’ Songvisava and Australian-born chef Dylan ‘Lan’ Jones runs the kitchen at Bo.Lan. The guide Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by San Pellegrino and Aqua Panna, have them on the list, and they recently got a Michelin Star. They serve delicious food [Read more]

Michelin Guide Bangkok 2018 – Jay Fai the Big Star

desember 7, 2017 // 3 Comments

The most important aspect in the Michelin Guide Bangkok 2018 is that the 73 year old street food vendor Jay Fai in Maha Chai Road is awarded a star. I wrote in my 4 May article that it «would be a crime not to recognize (Raan) Jay Fai at 327 Maha Chai road a star«, and they did. The [Read more]

Stunningly good Tom Yam Pork Noodle at Zaew in Sukhumvit Soi 49

november 18, 2017 // 1 Comment

Sometimes, when visiting a new stall or hole in the wall, I just have to close my eyes after the first spoonful, realizing the old school superiority to most new slurps or bites in town. And Zaew in 1/5 Sukhumvit Soi 49 is one of those odd spots delivering far beyond expectations. I just need to [Read more]

Pad Thai Ekkamai is a very good choice

oktober 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

The big river prawns are put in front of me at Pad Thai Ekkamai. It looks delicious and obviously something different from the usual 4 small shrimps you get most places. It comes with their homemade chili, garlic and lime sauce, something you normally don’t get most places. A delightful [Read more]

Khao Tom Prung at Thong Lor

juli 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Khao tom pla is rice soup with fish. The first years I visited Thailand I couldn’t think of something more boring. It Sounded boring and it really didn’t trigger anything in me. Then I tasted it for the first time, some years ago, and now I visit every khao tom vendor I pass by in my [Read more]

Hoy Tod Chaw Lae in Thong Lor

juni 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hoy Tod Chaw Lae in Soi Thong Lor is a humble eatery, even if they state themselves to be among the five best Pad thai spots in the world. That said, they are famed for their shrimp pad thai and the stir fried mussel and oyster omelet (hoy tod), with plenty of appearances on TV-shows. The hoy Tod [Read more]

Mango at Mae Varee in soi Thong Lor is a delight not to be missed

april 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

It might not be correct to label Mae Varee as an institution in Bangkok, with almost 25 years on their back, but most Bangkokian’s have heard about them. They sell different types of mango at different prices and personally I find it worth paying the extra bath for the best quality, even if [Read more]

Khao Soi at Hom Duan in Ekkamai

september 2, 2016 // 1 Comment

Khao Soi is not a dish you find everywhere in Bangkok, but there are a handfull of good vendors out there, among them Hom Duan in the Ekkamai area. The dish has it’s «roots» in the North of Thailand with Chiang Mai as the center, but is also a dish that represent the Burmese [Read more]
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