Another instalment of our contribution to ThaiPBSWorld - the English-language news site by the Thai Public Broadcasting (ThaiPBS). This time, we devour a typical Thai southern style salad that is regionally ubiquitous in the region. This one particular dish has at least four different names that we know of. Cheers!
Category - Asian Cuisines
The recent talk about African American and Thai foodways organised by the US Embassy in Bangkok, Museum Siam and Queen Sirikit Museum of Textile revealed the fact that despite the distance, the traditional foods of the two countries can be quite similar.
The Oasis is the all-day dining at the newly opened Hotel Nikko Bangkok on Thong Lor. They are now serving a lunch buffet - Japanese-centric and more - at just Bt700++ per person. New, bright, shiny and delicious.
Feeling a bit tired of mall foods? This is a selection of 5 non-mall, old-school places in Bangkok you can have a great meal without having to step a foot into a department store. Also, a great way to support independent businesses as well. :D
Bangkok is a haven for authentic and traditional Thai food. Here are the best 5 places you might want to go if you are looking for a real deal. Deliciousness with no-frills, and friendly prices.
Tucked away in the wholesale Bo-Be Market Saphan 4 near Klong Phadung Krung Kasem of Bangkok is this 80-year-old fishball noodle kiosk where people queue up patiently and quietly for a bowl of really delicious old-school slurp. And you may need some protocols to order and enjoy, too. :D
What to eat in Bangkok? Or, more likely, what best to eat? Where to go for the best local food? And what would be the most real, authentic, traditional original recipes of the Thai, Bangkok, local cuisines? These can be the questions of any visitors, foodie or not, heading their ways towards Bangkok. As a proud native of Bangkok (born and bred, no less), and a self-proclaimed foodie, I am here to help. :D
What to eat at Bangkok's Chinatown? That's a common question even to ourselves sometimes. So here it is, a food guide to some of the best dishes to eat in at one of the oldest and most charming residential and commercial areas in Thailand's capital city.
Khu Khao - the local dialect that means rice huller - is the large half-moon-shaped bamboo basket that was once used to hull rice. Now a rare antique, these huge items adorn the main restaurant at Raya Heritage where hearty breakfast and 'cross-roads' cuisines are served.