Thailand

Fast Food

We Tried the Spicy, Pork-Filled Menu of Bangkok's First Taco Bell

Don't worry: The cutesy text on the Fire sauce packets is still there, just in Thai.
Laurel Tuohy
1.25.19
rice

Sticky Rice Has Taken an Unexpected Turn Into Diplomacy

Government officials in Thailand and Cambodia are spreading political messages through huge feasts of sticky rice.
Bettina Makalintal
1.23.19
Thailand

Thai Soccer Players Trapped in Cave Can't Wait to Eat KFC

First: freedom. Then, fried chicken.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.9.18
Thai Food

The Surprising Reason that There Are So Many Thai Restaurants in America

You may have noticed that the ratio of Thai restaurants to Thai people in the US is high—and it's no coincidence.
Myles Karp
3.29.18
Thailand

The Pleasures of Eating American Fast Food in Thailand

You haven't lived till you've had a Durian Oreo Blizzard.
Matt Henderson Ellis
2.15.18
Caviar

Can Caviar Be 'Disrupted'? This Russian Property Mogul Wants to Find Out

Here's what goes down in the massive sturgeon bunker that Alexey Tyutin has built in a Thai beach town.
Diana Hubbell
1.23.18
Make this

This Strip Club-Inspired Fried Rice Will Make It Rain This Weekend

Throw some dollar bills at this cheap and easy-to-make strip club-inspired Thai dish from Night + Market Song chef Kris Yenbamroong in LA.
Munchies Staff
10.13.17
Thai Food

Thai Hospital Food Is a Delicious World of Shrimp Porridge and Bird Saliva

I had to get 60 stitches in my head in Bangkok and learned that Thai hospital food is a wonderland of delicious noodles, mushroom soups, and chicken delicacies.
Natalie B. Compton
9.19.17
fishing

The Strange but True Story of How an MTV VJ Became a 'Bangkok Hooker'

Sittipon “Oz” Chanarat has been a journalist, an emcee, a restaurateur, an MTV VJ, and a boxer. Now, he travels the world in pursuit of cobra snakeheads, giant Mekong catfish, and other river monsters.
Diana Hubbell
5.4.17
Thailand

What’s Going to Happen to Bangkok’s Street Food Vendors?

Facing a mounting crackdown, conflicting reports, and flip-flopping authorities, the city’s hawkers find themselves confronting an uncertain future.
Diana Hubbell
5.1.17
Thailand

Bangkok's Iconic Street Food Stalls Are at Risk of Vanishing

New campaigns from local government and real estate developers are threatening the Southeast Asian nation's world-famous street food scene.
Micaela Marini Higgs
4.12.17
CHEFS

Asia’s Top-Ranked Chef Is Serving Tasting Menus Written Entirely in Emojis

At Gaggan in Thailand, some of the emojis are informative, such as an eggplant, while others, including a tiny turbaned man’s face, are mystifying.
Diana Hubbell
3.23.17
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