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Chiang Mai University Unearths Two New Types of Truffle Species in Northern Thailand

– CHIANG MAI – Gastronomes of the world delight. Two new types of truffle have been unearthed in Thailand’s far north, scientists announced on Thursday in what they called a first for Southeast Asia. Researchers at Chiang Mai university said they had identified two brand new species and confirmed that tuber magnatum – the same […]

September 10th, 2017 | Posted in Food,Food | Read More »

Thai Police Monitor Social Media for Posts of Beer Drinking

– BANGKOK – A recent statement by Pol Gen Verachai Songmetta and its subsequent reporting by Thai Rath and the Bangkok Post has created an uproar. The police officer stated that anyone posting photos of alcohol on social media could face legal action resulting in a maximum fine of 50,000 baht. Some people joked that […]

July 25th, 2017 | Posted in Food,Health,Learning,Thai Legal | Read More »

Dog Turd-Shaped Treats a Hit in Bangkok

– BANGKOK – It might turn some stomachs, but a dessert-maker in Thailand has been flooded with orders ever since she started crafting gelatinous sweets into the shape – and colour – of dog poop. “It’s strange, no one else makes poop shapes. People like it!” Wilaiwan Mee-Nguen told AFP from the small kitchen in […]

June 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Food | Read More »

Uber Thailand Launches “UberEATS” Restaurant Food Delivery Service in Bangkok

. . BANGKOK – Uber Thailand has partnered with the Business Development Department to promote Thai restaurants via its application UberEATS, which the company say will create opportunities for Thai restaurants to serve consumers using food-delivery technology. Allen Penn, regional general manager for Asia-Pacific of UberEats, said if you want to get the food you […]

February 10th, 2017 | Posted in Food,Regional News | Read More »

Visititing Bangkok on a Budget: Luxury for Less

. . BANGKOK – One of the most packed places to dine in Thailand’s capital is not a restaurant with tablecloths and fussy waiters. It’s the food court at the Terminal 21 shopping mall. Stall after stall on the fifth floor of this mall offers an array of cuisines and dishes: Thai, Chinese, Indian, Hainanese, […]

December 9th, 2016 | Posted in Food,Tourism News | Read More »

Top Tips of a Cruising Couple For Eating In Thailand

. Whether you’re planning a trip to the country or you just want to look like a savvy foodie the next time you hit up your neighborhood Thai restaurant, here’s what you need to know about eating in Thailand. Thai cuisine varies depending on where you are in the country. There are primarily four different […]

December 6th, 2016 | Posted in Food,Food | Read More »

The Good, Bad and the Ugly of Dietary Fats

  . Fat has gotten a bum rap over the years. Some fats are actually good, and you need them in your diet. Good fats can help you manage your emotions, stay sharp, fight fatigue, and control your weight. But bad fats do exist. They’re the ones that can lead to weight gain and raise […]

April 18th, 2016 | Posted in Food,Health | Read More »

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