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Bangkok Eats: Kanom Krok (Thai Pancakes)

Bangkok Eats: Kanom Krok (Thai Pancakes) October 28, 2010 | Food | Read More
Kanom krok is a Thai coconut pudding (some call it a pancake) made with rice flour and coconut cream and fried on a cast-iron griddle with shallow, circular depressions. The medallion-sized snack browns a bit on the bottom but remains soft and semi-liquid on top and then is folded over another half to...

Bangkok Eats: Thai “Donuts” (Sala Pao and Pa Tong Ko)

Bangkok Eats: Thai “Donuts” (Sala Pao and Pa Tong Ko) September 28, 2010 | Food | Read More
Call it Tic Tac Dough. These little fry breads are an excellent street snack in Bangkok. The x-shaped versions have a slight saltiness to them and are often eaten with a bowl of congee or cup of coffee for breakfast. The o-shaped form is slightly sweet (no frosting or sugar coating though) and are called...

Bangkok Eats: A meal for less than $5? Too easy

Bangkok Eats: A meal for less than $5? Too easy June 11, 2010 | Food, Travel Tips | Read More
Throughout the NileGuide site, Local Experts are posting blogs about a meal a traveler can find in their city for under $5 USD. But this is Bangkok, one of the world’s powerhouses of cheap street food and I might struggle to actually get UP to $5. So let’s say here’s a classic Bangkok meal for...

Nile Guide Bangkok: Photo Friday

Nile Guide Bangkok: Photo Friday April 10, 2010 | Food | Read More
You probably won’t find this dish on the menu at your hometown Thai restaurant but a whole assortment of little creepy crawlers are available for snacking. Locust, large beetles — you have to peel off the carapace to get at the “flesh”– ant eggs, spiders, grubs and bamboo...

Bangkok Eats: Pad Krapow (Fried Basil)

Bangkok Eats: Pad Krapow (Fried Basil) April 8, 2010 | Food | Read More
In your quest to move beyond Pad Thai, you might start with another wok favorite: Pad Krapow Mu Sap the four words of which translate directly as fried basil pork (ground). Look for any street vendor with a wok and ground pork sitting under the glass of the cart. Most local restaurants will have it as...
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