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Hokkee Pochana and their five spice goose

click here June 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

When I say that the aromatic five spice goose breast is the reason for their local fame, you know there’s Chinese heritage behind the cooking skills. Hokkee Pochana is a shophouse restaurant you don’t know about unless you’re a local or you stumble upon it, like I did, walking [Read more]

Khin Lom Chom Sa Phan is ambience with forgettable food

June 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

The best thing to be said about Khin Lom Chom Sa Phan, situated on the Chao Phrayo riverside, is the view towards Rama VIII bridge late in the evening. It comes with a nice breeze to cool you off in the evenings. The food on the other hand is a rather different story. View from the terrace at [Read more]

Home Cuisine Islamic Restaurant in Bang Rak – excellent halal food

February 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

Bangkok has it’s fair share of Halal food restaurants, especially in the old Bangkok area. Some are good, some ordinary and some easily forgettable. Home Cuisine Islamic Restaurant is one of those you eager to come back to. It’s close to what I would call a gem for Halal food in [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]

Yong Lee is a Sino-Thai classic in Soi 39

July 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Walking into a classic shop house in Bangkok is always a bit of an excitement these days. Is the the older generation still running the show, has the younger generation taken over and how do they perform? At Yong Lee, a hundred meters into Sukhumvit Soi 39, the older generation is still [Read more]

Jiew Look Chin Pla (Sri Yan)

June 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

I’m always eager to find new areas to eat and to discover new vendors and dishes. I stayed a couple of weeks in the Sri Yan area to investigate offerings along Nakorn Chaisi road that also passes through the Ratchawat area. Both Sri Yan and Ratchawat have their decent food markets, but they [Read more]
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