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Great curry at Sanguan Sri close to BTS Phloen Chit

July 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

Sanguan Sri in the Phloen Chit area is an old favorite lunch spot of mine, especially for the curries. The food is genuine and tasty home cooking. All dishes are made from scratch, no skipping or short cuts to the process. It’s basically a must visit if in the area. Chicken green curry at [Read more]

Prai Raya in sukhumvit 8 is good Phuket food in Bangkok

March 3, 2019 // 0 Comments

Prai Raya isn’t really fine dining, but certainly a pleasant spot with well presented food in a cosy terrace environment in Sukhumvit Soi 8. They have an extensive menu, but make sure you test their gaeng pu bai cha plu which is lump crab meat in a yellow curry. Prai Raya: Gaeng pu bai cha [Read more]

Lao Ti Fang is good Chinese food in Soi 41 (Phrom Phong)

February 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

Lao Ti Fang is a popular spot for good Chinese food in Bangkok. Some dishes have a Thai touch to it. They use fresh ingredients and you have plenty of vegetarian dishes to choose from as well. A kind of neighborhood restaurant with plenty of locals coming every day of the week. The stir-fried [Read more]

Ruen Mallika is quality food in a traditional and wooden ambiance

August 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

Ruen Mallika is one of those restaurants that turns your mind towards history and Thai traditions as soon as you’re stepping over the doorstep to this almost 200 years old traditional Thai teak house, estimated to be built in King Rama II’s reign. Ruen Mallika is fine dining with an [Read more]

Michelin Guide Bangkok 2018 – Jay Fai the Big Star

December 7, 2017 // 4 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]

Nahm is good food for a much to high price tag

August 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Australian chef David Thomson deserves a lot of cred and respect for what he has done to put light on traditional Thai food. His Nahm restaurant in Bangkok serves plates and bowls from different regions of Thailand. The food at Nahm Bangkok is good, but overall not exceptional and the price [Read more]

Martins Kitchen – 24/7 for the nighthawks

May 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

Sometimes there is just a single reason to sit down and eat. Hunger. And sometimes that happens in the middle of the night, normally after a couple of beers to many and when most eateries are closed. Martins Kitchen serves decent Thai food 24/7, a few steps into Sukhumvit Soi 19 and close to [Read more]

Roti Mataba – perfect roti on historic ground

December 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Sometimes 70 years of practice can be tasted. Roti-Mataba is a small Muslim restaurant in Banglamphu district that opened their doors in 1943. They still make a difference on their good days. A blend of Indian, Thai and Malaysian tastes. An added bonus is the Phra Sumen Fort, built in 1783 to [Read more]
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