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Nai Kim Thong and his beef noodles is worth your visit

August 3, 2018 // 0 Comments

I love beef noodles and Nai Kim Thong’s Beef Noodles in the Phraeng Phuthon road in the Sao Ching Cha is a good choice in that respect. A long standing shophouse with a reputation to protect. A bowl of beef noodles at Nai Kim Thong I have to say it was a lovely bowl, but I did a small mistake [Read more]

Phraeng Phuthon Egg Noodles in a neo classical neighborhood

July 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Sao Ching Cha area is filled with good eateries, to much for a quick visit. One of them is Phraeng Phuthon Egg Noodles, which has been around for more than 60 years. The char siew (a popular way to flavor and prepare barbecued pork in Cantonese cuisine) is mixed with honey that gives the meat [Read more]

Innovative Yen Ta Fo at Thi Yen Ta Fo in Maha Chai Road

August 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

Yen Ta Fo is a favorite dish of mine. It’s fish balls, it’s tofu, it’s deep fried garlic, squid, noodles, crunchy deep-freid wonton, a handful stems of blanched morning glory and a funky and almost sexy red sauce that gets it’s beautiful color from the slightly sweet [Read more]

Excellent Pad Thai from Leung Pha Pad Thai

September 22, 2016 // 3 Comments

I do enjoy my crisscrossing of Bangkok on foot, listening to some of Miles jazzy compositions, on the search for exciting food and new vendors. Sometimes I end up with old favorites, sometimes I discover something new and original. Leung Pha and their pad thai is an old friend and I head for a [Read more]

Great street food around Sao Ching Cha (Giant Swing)

June 5, 2016 // 1 Comment

The Giant Swing (or Sao Ching Cha) is not only a marker on the map when it comes to delicious food. It’s also a religious structure were teams of young men was swung 15 meters up in the air to catch a bag filled with gold or coins with their teeth. Due to the high number of fatal accidents, [Read more]

Thip Samai – street food created by a royal decret

January 10, 2016 // 4 Comments

If I asked you to name just one Thai dish, it would be a reasonable good chance that you pronounce the letters P a d  T h a i. It’s considered Thailand’s national dish, and is possible also the best known dish outside Thailand. If you’re inn for a plate, Thip Samai is one of the [Read more]

Photo Essay on street food in Bangkok

December 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

During the project of eating my way true Bangkok, I have both been tipped and have stumbled over quite some noteworthy street food vendors. Sometimes the faces have been there for a lifetime, sometimes the face belong to the third generation, cooking the speciality of their grand parents. The same [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]