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Khanom Bueang Yuan Su-Arpa at Talat Phlu Market is pure greatness

January 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

Khanom Bueang Yuan Su-Arpa (Suarpa) serves very traditional khanom bueang  – a stuffed pancake that comes in two versions. It’s a rather rare treat this days, so when going to the Talat Phlu market, make sure you have room for one. You will absolutely love it. The auntie running this street [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]

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]

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]

Somsong Pochana shows excellence in the old Bangkok

May 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

Somsong Pochana is situated in Banglamphu, the old part of Bangkok. It’s also not to far away from the famous Khao San Road, meaning you might bump into some of the usual clientele on the hunt for something else than the less than decent Pad Thai stalls along the party street. Anyway, [Read more]

Boon Sap Thai and delicious mango sticky rice

March 29, 2016 // 2 Comments

Boon Sap Thai at 1478 Charoen Krung Road is one of the more established dessert shops in the area. If you only have room for one, this should be your first priority in Bang Rak. Mango sticky rice (Khao Niew Ma Muang) is of course on the menu. They also have the prestigious Shell Shuan Shim award. [Read more]

Paris Mikki at Asok is cakes in dreamland

January 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

Sometimes unbelievable is a perfect word. I know, it’s used to much. But honestly, it’s a proper expression for Paris Mikki close to Asok station. The only word you need to add is good. Their croissant and cakes are just unbelievable good stuff. Carol Boosaba is the name behind the [Read more]

Sweet stop at Mont – toasted bread with topping

July 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Mont is an institution in Bangkok and it dates back to the early 1960s, a time when fresh milk was rare and rather unusual for Thai’s. Restaurants like Mont were the only places to buy a glass of fresh milk in Bangkok, and they coupled that with delicious steamed and thick toasted bread [Read more]

Street food snack – Bangkok’s best Thai donuts

May 15, 2015 // 1 Comment

Bangkok’s most famous husband-and-wife Thai-donut-duo is to be found in the Sao Ching Cha area, close to the City Hall. They have been featured in many TV-shows and magazines. A fact difficult to escape when looking at the walls of this small shop. Thai donuts (Pa Tong Ko) is a street food [Read more]
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