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Nong Rim Klong is the best seafood deal you can do in Bangkok

buy now August 1, 2019 // 0 Comments

The food at Nong Rim Klong is Bangkok’s best seafood deal. The food is fresh and you get crab meat and shrimps with a quality you rarely get on the streets. Their crab omelet is twice the size at half the price of the more famous Jay Fai. The Chef at Nong Rim Klong in action I have been on a [Read more]

Bo.Lan in Sukhumvit Soi 53 is worth a visit

January 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

Thai-born chef Duangporn ‘Bo’ Songvisava and Australian-born chef Dylan ‘Lan’ Jones runs the kitchen at Bo.Lan. The guide Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by San Pellegrino and Aqua Panna, have them on the list, and they recently got a Michelin Star. They serve delicious food [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]

Stunningly good Tom Yam Pork Noodle at Zaew in Sukhumvit Soi 49

November 18, 2017 // 1 Comment

Sometimes, when visiting a new stall or hole in the wall, I just have to close my eyes after the first spoonful, realizing the old school superiority to most new slurps or bites in town. And Zaew in 1/5 Sukhumvit Soi 49 is one of those odd spots delivering far beyond expectations. I just need to [Read more]

Pad Thai Ekkamai is a very good choice

October 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

The big river prawns are put in front of me at Pad Thai Ekkamai. It looks delicious and obviously something different from the usual 4 small shrimps you get most places. It comes with their homemade chili, garlic and lime sauce, something you normally don’t get most places. A delightful [Read more]

Khao Tom Prung at Thong Lor

July 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Khao tom pla is rice soup with fish. The first years I visited Thailand I couldn’t think of something more boring. It Sounded boring and it really didn’t trigger anything in me. Then I tasted it for the first time, some years ago, and now I visit every khao tom vendor I pass by in my [Read more]
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