Food and Drinks

Delicious Thai Longan

Longan in Thailand ลำไย

If you love longan (pronounced as lamyai ลำไย in Thai), you would be be able to find the most delicious longan in Thailand, specially those grown in the province of Samut Sakhon: Longan is one of my favourite fruits and I look forward to eating it each year. Longan session falls around end November to early [...]

Delicious kway chap in Bangkok Chinatown (Nai Eik Roll Noodle)

If you are visiting Bangkok’s Yaowarat (Chinatown), there is shop there that is most famous for their kway chap called Nai Eik Roll Noodle. They are also famous for their crispy pork, char siu and braised pork that goes with the kway chap noodles or served with rice. I have been to the shop a [...]

Lay’s Thailand new flavours- salted eggs, Mieng Kam and 2 in 1

Updated January 2020: I have noticed a new flavour recently in the Thai Lay’s flavours: Khua Kling Curry Pizza: I also included the Hot Chili squid flavour because I do not recall seeing this flavour previously being on sale. Below is published in November 2019: When a Singaporean friend of mine bought Irvin’s Salted Eggs [...]

Ready made instant pork knuckle in soya sauce (kha moo)

Khao kha moo (pork leg rice)

Pork leg  in soya sauce with rice or known as ‘khao kha moo ข้าวขาหมู’ are a favourite dish of many…from local Thais to Asians. In Malaysia and Singapore, the dish tends to be favored by older generation. But in Thailand, I noticed Thais from the very young child all the way to older adult love [...]

Took Lae Dee- 24hrs restaurant near Don Meung airport

Took Lae Dee ถูกและดี in Bangkok

One day as we have guests who arrived about 9pm, we took them to a Took Lae Dee  ถูกและดี  outlet located not far from the Don Meung airport in Bangkok (not within walking distance though.. you need to take cab). The special thing about this restaurant is that it is opened 24 hours a day. [...]

Mikucha- delicious bubble tea and menu

Mikucha Bubble Tea Thai

Like many Malaysians, I love the bubble milk tea. When I came across the Mikucha bubble tea, I decided to give it a try. Below is the menu (you may click in the menu to enlarge to view the items and pricing):  They have interesting variety of tea-  green tea, red tea, milk tea and [...]

Tops Supermarket- selling imported groceries and snacks

Tops Supermarket foreign brand items

Tops Supermarket can be found in many Central Shopping Complex in Thailand. What I noticed is that Tops Supermarket tends to carry a lot of imported, international as well as local brands. Hence if you miss some of the staple snack food of your home country, who knows, you may be able to find them [...]

Food fair of local and foreign delicacies in Central Plaza

Central Plaza food fair

Often when I visit any Central departmental store, I would come across a food fair which features a wide array of mouth watering food available. The food selection is really tempting. I have heard that Central Plaza has a filtering process….they don’t just allow any vendors to operate stalls in their fares to maintain their [...]

Garlic and onions from Thailand- unusual souvenir to consider buying

Garlic from Thailand

The garlic from Thailand really taste more fragrant compared to the garlic that are imported from China. I am not joking…. some of my Malaysian and Singaporean friends who visit Thailand actually buy back the garlic and onions that are grown from Thailand. It makes a good gift for those who love to cook. It [...]