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Tek Heng (aka Jeen Lee) at Talad Phlu Market and her Mee Krob

December 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

Talad Phlu is an old residential area on the Thonburi side of Chayo Phraya river. This is were you go authentic, even if tourists have started to pay more attention to the area. Tek Heng, aka Jeen Lee, is well know by locals for her Mee Krob and other Chinese and Chinese inspired dishes. She claims [Read more]

Hokkee Pochana and their five spice goose

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]

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]

Good Duck at Prachak Pet Yang in Bang Rak

June 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Charoen Krung Road near Robinson shopping center in Bang Rak has quite a few vendors for duck. Prachak Pet Yang is a favorite by many in the area. From the newspaper and magazine reviews plastered on the wall, I’m not the only one that enjoys my visit here. Established in 1909 means a [Read more]

Thai Charoen in Chinatown serves delicious home made food

September 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

Thai Charoen was another one of those coincidences. I walked around in Chinatown, along Charoen Krung Road, and spotted some colorful squids on display. Of course I got curious, as I love squid, but the strange thing is that I have walked the road plenty of times. I have no idea why I [Read more]