ร้านกระเพราสำหรับคนชอบเพ็ด “basil restaurant for people who like spicy”

ร้านกระเพรา (stir fried basil) is as ubiquitous a dish to a country as I’ve come across in my travels (A heavy nod to tortilla in Spain as well as baguettes in France). Everyone loves it, you can get it anywhere, and it’s always good. At ร้านกระเพราสำหรับคนชอบเพ็ด (loosely translated as “basil restaurant for people who like… Read More

Ruang Kong Larb เรื่องของลาบ ณ สันติธรรม

I’m almost certain there isn’t a word for tapas in Thai, but the spirit of tapas is very much in the Thai food they serve at เรื่องของลาบ ณ สันติธรรม (Ruang Kong Larb). Small plates, made for sharing, and a price per plate that rarely exceeds 30 baht. The only thing missing here for the full… Read More

ข้าวขาหมู ช้างเผือก Chang Phueak Pork Leg Rice

ข้าวขาหมู (stewed pork knuckle with rice) particularly THIS ข้าวขาหมู was my first “hold on a minute” experience with Thai food. Even though it’s made with Chinese five spice and eaten by mostly Chinese tourists (this location only) ข้าวขาหมู is as Thai as it gets. Fatty pork braised in a mother broth (some of the first… Read More