food

Yamazaki Bakery- fresh and delicious bread, cakes, pizzas

Yamazaki Bakery in Thailand

Yamazaki is a Japanese based bakery that has come under high recommendations from some Thai friends. They have various types of breads, cakes, pastries, pizzas and sandwiches available. So far we have bought their bread and pizzas and noted that the taste is quite fresh, ie the items are baked fresh daily. It does not [...]

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 [...]

No more plastic bags at 7 Eleven and major department stores

7 Eleven stores in Thailand

7 Eleven has implemented no plastic bag policy starting from January 2020. When you walk in to 7 Eleven now, you would not get a plastic bag for the items that you have purchased. So if you are going into the store to buy some burgers, ready made meals, drinks, bread, daily essentials, do not [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

Hokkaido Bread- 20 baht bread with fillings in BigC and Lotus

Bread 20 baht ปังฮอกไกโด

At certain BigC and Tesco outlets as you walk in, you may see a small stall selling freshly made bread for mostly 20baht each. The store is known as ปังฮอกไกโด (read as Bang Hokkaido) or translated as Hokkaido bread (bang is short form for ขนมปัง khanom-bang which means bread in Thai language). We have purchased the bread [...]