Posts Tagged ‘Thai’

I don’t know what it is that Bangkok has on me. Every time when I leave Bangkok, I tell myself “you’ve seen enough of this city, you should go somewhere else next time.” But a few weeks later, I get this strong desire to return. The major lure is of course: the food. I put… READ MORE

05.13.2013

Nahm – The Best Thai Restaurant in Thailand?

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nalmF The Chubby Orangutan
Price
Four Dollars
Rating
Four Forks

Asia’s 50 Best Restaurant list 2013 ranked Nahm in Bangkok as the third best restaurant in Asia. On their website, they claimed that this list is voted by some 900 international restaurant industry experts. They explained vaguely: “What constitutes “best” is left to the judgment of these trusted and well-traveled gourmets.” Then stated that: “Given… READ MORE

01.20.2012

Sea Thai Restaurant – Brooklyn, NY

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sea-entrance-1024x680_crop The Giant Eyes
Price
Three Dollars
Rating
Three Forks

Opened by the same company that runs Thai restaurants such as Spice, Eat=, and Peep in Manhattan, Sea is a Thai restaurant located in the heart of Williamsburg. Like its sister restaurants, Sea is a trendy, lounge-y and hip place to eat Thai food. From the moment you walk through the doors you are embraced… READ MORE

01.04.2012

Riverside Restaurant – Phuket, Thailand

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pt5_crop The Fat Bulldog
Price
One Dollar
Rating
Five Forks

Super cheap and cheerful Riverside Restaurant is family-owned and the food is spectacular! Outside seating on bamboo tables with very friendly service. It’s fabulous in every way and very authentic Thai food! Here’s a tip: try the fresh line juice granita yum! Chicken Minced with Basil and Chilli on White Rice Chicken Green Curry Pad… READ MORE

12.27.2011

Rampala Cafe – Phuket, Thailand

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Rampala_crop The Fat Bulldog
Price
Two Dollars
Rating
Four Forks

Rampala is a hole in the wall, small resto in Phuket. The owner has attempted to make it nice with cushions and low tables but the service lacks and the slightly somber face of the waiter is definitely there! (which is rare for Thailand) The food however is fabulous, authentic local Thai food. No tourist… READ MORE

12.20.2011

Tam’s – Phuket, Thailand

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tams_thailand_crop The Fat Bulldog
Price
Two Dollars
Rating
Five Forks

Our Thai friend Tam and his buddies have this little beach shack, with a tent on top in case of monsoon rains. The shack has no name, we call it Tam’s and there is nothing luxurious in terms of table cloths or cutlery; but in terms of food and the view it is as luxurious… READ MORE

09.29.2011

Sawali Club – Hong Kong

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sawaliclub_crop The Chubby Orangutan
Price
Three Dollars
Rating
Three Forks

Sawali Club is a Thai restaurant located on the 2nd floor of an old building in Wan Chai. Don’t confuse it with the Thai restaurant on the street level which always seems to be empty. The few times I went to Sawali Club, it was always packed. I was told that this is a family-run… READ MORE