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Xia Hu Chalam in Chinatown is great fish maw and Hong Kong Noodles

april 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

Xia Hu Chalam (or Xie Shark Fin) along Yaowarat road, just outside Haki Lim Hieng and close to the old market, is my first stop this evening after returning to Bangkok’s Chinatown. A centrally located street stall reputed for it’s fish maw, and they deliver. For a good number of seconds [Read more]

Chinatown street food – a paradise for foodies part I

november 25, 2016 // 2 Comments

King Rama I made Chinatown a center already in 1782. Today as before, a beautiful continuous line, bustling with activity, crowded with people, a colorful commercial hub, and of course, a foodies paradise. This is where you want to squeeze down just one more serving, after your stomach reached [Read more]

Double Dogs Tea Room in Bangkok is my cup of tea

februar 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

Chinatown in Bangkok can certainly be a bit hectic at times, and sometimes rather chaotic to be honest. The area is filled with delicious food vendors, shopping options, culture and a vibe that can be quite cool at times. Culturally stimulating and physically exhausting could be a proper [Read more]

A grumpy auntie and fried noodles with chicken

desember 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

No phone number, no reservations and no name. Just a hard working husband, a grumpy auntie and a daughter, hidden away in one of those tiny alleyways you normally just pass by. Unless you know what meets you inside. They have no name but prefer to call themselves «Golden Wok Chicken [Read more]

Excellent stuffed flat noodles along Yaowarat road – Guaythiew Lod

november 26, 2015 // 1 Comment

One of Chinatown’s better street food stalls is to be found close to the design hotel Shanghai Mansion on Yaowarat Road. They have a very good fish maw soup too, but stuffed flat noodles with pork is the dish to choose if you only have room for one dish. The rice noodles comes with bean [Read more]

T&K Seafood praised by Lonely Planet is a flaw

august 13, 2015 // 1 Comment

T&K Seafood have for more than 10 years been recommended by Lonely Planet when you’re in for some serious seafood in Bangkoks’ Chinatown. What a lie it is. It’s one of my worst seafood meals ever, and I’m not just talking about Bangkok. It’s just the biggest [Read more]

Nay Lek Uan – street food legend high on spice

mars 20, 2015 // 1 Comment

The crown of pepper. We’re talking about the white one. Lots of it. Bags to be honest. They call it kuay jab. It means rice noodles in a clear soup with crispy pork, and if you want, pork entrails. The soup has its origin in Southern China, but as with many other dishes typical for [Read more]

Hua Seng Hong – a China in Chinatown experience

februar 14, 2015 // 1 Comment

I’m a man with a few principles. One of them is to not eat food from endangered species. Another one is to stay away from food if only a small part of the animal is used for nutriotion and the rest is thrown away. At Hua Seng Hong they broke my heart twice. We are talking about Chinatown. [Read more]

High on spice – Kuay Jab at Nai Ek

desember 28, 2014 // 1 Comment

It´s spicy, but not the way you think. No chili to be spotted in this delicious Kuay Jab. It´s white pepper, the crown of peppers. And it´s a lot of it. Actually they use big bags of pepper to make this very famous and tasteful dish, originating from Southern China. Small pieces of pork, [Read more]

Nothing like an oyster omelet at hangover hour in Bangkok

desember 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

This little hole in the wall serves up one of the better hoy tod to be found in Chinatown. The lady running this joint, having the prestigious Shell Shuan Shim award, whips up good plates of fried oyster or mussel crepes/omelets with plenty of locals coming to get their fix. The oyster omelet [Read more]
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