Ristr8to was probably the last nail in the coffin for the completely wrong view I had of Thailand my first trip here. Before touching down in Bangkok I didn’t know anything about this country; probably couldn’t even point to it on a map. I just filed it under: in Asia, casual and inappropriate comments about… Read More

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

ก๋วยเตี๋ยวเป็ดตุ๋นวังสิงห์คำ Braised duck noodle, Wang Sing Kham

More often than not the duck sold in Chiang Mai is roasted, and I love the crispy skin that accompanies it, however this ก๋วยเตี๋ยวเป็ดตุ๋น (braised duck noodles) has some of the most fall apart and delicious meat, let alone duck, I’ve come across in this sleepy city. Braising might be my favorate way to cook… Read More