Behind the scenes

Public holidays affect opening hours for street food in Bangkok

March 3, 2018 // 0 Comments

Little is more annoying then standing in front of a vendor that is supposed to be open, but is closed. You’ve spent time looking it up or got a recommendation from a friend, spent your time and money on a taxi to get there and is eager to dive into the goodies you’ve prepared for. Then [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]

The Michelin Guide hits the streets of Bangkok in 2017

May 4, 2017 // 4 Comments

The roumers of the Michelin Guide Bangkok 2017 entry have been swirling among food bloggers and foodies since last summer. The Tourism Authority of Thailand and the Michelin Guide confirmed the news a few days ago. The entry into the city of angels is welcoming news, but not a surprise. The [Read more]

The ban on street food in Bangkok just won’t happen

April 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Newspapers worldwide have written that The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has decided that the city’s street food vendors will be banned from selling on the streets in all districts of Bangkok. It is all wrong. Street food hawking Duang Phithak Road, just opposite of Sukhumvit Soi 1 [Read more]

Bangkok food map – your guide to the best food

July 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

Bangkok food map is set up to provide you with tips and directions on where to eat in Bangkok. I hope it will develop to be your ultimate resource to find the best street food and meals in Bangkok. The capital has a huge variety of street food and restaurants, including vendors with absolute [Read more]

Bangkok street food scene

April 23, 2016 // 2 Comments

Bangkok, together with Chiang Mai up north, are the main culinary destinations in Thailand. You can eat your three meals a day all year around without even entering a full-fledged restaurant. Even the most remote spots in Bangkok will feed you well without a concern on the variety. It’s [Read more]

A glimpse into the old style Bangkok

March 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Bangkok has over the last 30 years become a city were skyscrapers dominates the view, and little by little the “old world” Bangkok disappears. But despite the ongoing modernization, there are still some small charming lungs to be found in central parts of Bangkok where you still can [Read more]

Beating the Bangkok traffic with canal Taxi

February 16, 2016 // 6 Comments

Back in the old days, Bangkok was crisscrossed by canals and considered the Venice of the East. Today, most of the canals are filled in, except for the area west of the Chao Phraya River, were several of the canals are still in use for water Taxi’s. It’s practical, it’s fast [Read more]

What is street food

October 16, 2015 // 1 Comment

There are many definitions out there on street food and what it is. In addition, most people have their own opinion or interpretation on how to understand the expression. I have received many emails with questions on how to define street food, first off let’s just say these aren’t [Read more]

Rules of thumb to locate the best street food

March 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

There are a few rule of thumbs out there to help you locate the best street food in Bangkok. And they are valid about everywhere in this hectic and entertaining city. They are rather general and therefore easy to follow. As always, it’s mostly down to pure common sense and logic, but a [Read more]
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