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The Best Pad Thai Recipe: Secrets from a Bangkok Street Vendor

My Quest for the Best Pad Thai Recipe I am obsessed with Pad Thai– it’s the very definition of umami, the perfect balance of hot, sweet, spicy, cool and crunchy. To me, Pad Thai is the perfect comfort food and the dish I crave when I’m tired, jet lagged or just plain stressed out. I […]

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hai Street Food Papaya Salad

Eating and Drinking at Bangkok’s Chatuchak Market

In case you missed our last post, we featured all of the fabulous things to shop for at Bangkok’s Chatuchak market (that’s JJ market to you locals). But it’s impossible to just shop at JJ market. You can’t walk more than a few feet without being tempted by lollipop-colored drinks, sizzling Thai specialties and luscious […]

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Silk flower garlands. JJ Market/Chatuchak, Bangkok.

Shopping Chatuchak Market: the Ultimate Photo Guide to Bangkok’s Best Market

Where can you find a market filled with innovative, indie designers, pour-over coffee from just roasted beans, and unique, locally-sourced edible treats? Nope, we’re not talking about the latest overhyped Brooklyn market. At the literal other side of the world, in Bangkok, Thailand, sits a market so cool and so brimming with souvenir bargains that […]

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Experiencing Thailand’s Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

A Souvenir Market like no other– Thailand’s Saduak Floating Market About an hour outside of Bangkok, Thailand, lies a market so unusual that it’s worth visiting for the spectacle alone– the floating markets of Damnoen Saduak. At the floating market, hundred of vendors tucked into small wooden boats crowd a narrow canal, hawking their wares […]

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