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Che Pui in Chinatown serves Bangkok’s best fish ball noodles

September 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

Che Pui Noodles is a great spot for fish ball noodles. The fish balls and wontons are home made and absolutely out of this world delicious. Even the biggest fish hater will love eating at Che Pui Noodles. But of course there’s some pork involved. It just don’t get better than this. A [Read more]

Yen Ta Fo Wat Khaek in Silom is a decent spot and worth a visit

September 24, 2018 // 0 Comments

The pink noodle soup yen ta fo (yen ta fo) is a popular bowl among locals and you find it all over Bangkok. It gets it color from fermented been curd and not ketchup and tomatoes as some think. At best it’s a fantastic dish, but most vendors serves a rather mediocre bowl or worse, with far [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]

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]

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]

Jay Jia Yen Ta Fo – Rama IV

February 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

Few soups are more colorful than Thailand’s famous yen ta fo. The pinkish-red pickled bean curd (tofu), together with the ingredients makes it the sexiest dish in the country. Experiencing a yen ta fo as served at Jay Jia Yen Ta Fo, close to MRT Sam Yan Station (Metro), can give you an [Read more]

Chicken wing soup with cowslip flowers – a treat not to miss

October 12, 2015 // 3 Comments

Braised chicken wing is definitively tasty stuff. Not to forget the drumsticks, in other words the more boney parts. Guaytiaw Pik Gai Sai Nampung is one of the best Thai food vendors in the Asok area, well known for their chicken wing soup (Gow Low Pik Gai) sprinkled with cowslip flowers (dok [Read more]
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