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

november 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

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 // 0 Comments

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]

Best egg noodles in Bangkok – Ekkamai Soi 19

januar 28, 2016 // 1 Comment

Bamee Slow on the corner of Ekkamai Soi 19 has some of the best Chinese style egg noodles in town. Getting there more than an hour after the opening means you most likely are in for some cueing. But don’t worry, the food is absolutely worth the ten to fifteen minutes in line. They [Read more]

Wattana Panich – beef noodles with a miraculous touch

februar 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Well known among locals and the more experienced expats in the Ekamai area, Wattana Panich dish up some absolutely fantastic soups and stews. And they take the knowledge of cocking the broth for hours a step further. Flavors so delicate and out of what you expect to be served when entering this [Read more]

Joke 38 is far from a joke

januar 26, 2015 // 1 Comment

Joke 38 is far from a joke. It’s serious food. It’s rice porridge with a touch, with ginger, spring onions, mini Thai donuts, pork meat balls and an egg that comes with options. I prefer the fermented black egg (sai khai kem). Or a raw one (sai khai) that quickly gets cooked by the [Read more]

Pad Thai – A street food cook with a character out of the ordinary

januar 2, 2015 // 2 Comments

The cook in the corner of an alley in Sukhumvit Soi 38 is a bit of a legend as he won a pad thai contest arranged by Thai TV 3 some years ago. Dressed in his caracteristic beanie (winter hat), thoroughly pulled down to cover the eyebrows, and his solid high quality wellies that you see far more [Read more]
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