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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 »

Chiangrai History One Bowl at a Time

  At popular eatery Nam Ngiew Pa Suk in Chiang Rai, where “Northern noodles” reign supreme, bowls of the garnet-colored dish, in pork or beef versions and with a gravy so unctuous it’s almost solid, go for 35 baht ($1) apiece.   CHIANG RAI – If Thais are chili aficionados in the south, gourmands in […]

December 1st, 2013 | Posted in Food,Food,Food By Suwannee | Read More »

Getting a Taste of Chiangrai

  Chiang Rai is the northern most province in Thailand and a famous tourist spot for its natural wonders and the remnants of an ancient civilization. Situated at a height of about 2000mts above sea level, Chiang Rai is one of the best places to visit in Thailand for nature enthusiasts and eco-tourists. The hilly […]

November 30th, 2013 | Posted in Food | Read More »

Northern Thailand on the Table

EXPERIENCE: NORTHERN THAILAND ON THE TABLE Everyone has a dish that reminds them of their childhood. It’s the one dish that people usually think of as their “comfort food”, the one that people think of when they think of their families and where they grew up. It’s also the dish that tells you the most […]

April 10th, 2013 | Posted in Food | Read More »

Deep Fried Prawns in Tamarind Sauce

  We all love Thai cuisine but what’s the best way to prepare it? Is there such a thing as a ‘typical’ Thai dish? Given the varied cuisines of Thailand’s different provinces it’s hard to put your finger on just one. However, in the realm of seafood perhaps prawns in tamarind sauce would be a […]

March 17th, 2013 | Posted in Food | Read More »

Silky Shan Soup – Suwannee’s Kitchen

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – Silky Shan soup, which yields a chickpea-thickened breakfast comfort food, fish stew with aromatics, and coconut sauce noodles with chicken are characteristic “meal-in-a-bowl” Burmese fare. At morning markets in Shan areas of Burma and northern Thailand, there is always at least one vendor selling this thick, smooth, pale yellow soup for […]

October 16th, 2012 | Posted in Food By Suwannee | Read More »

Turning Bugs into Profit in Thailand

  Chiangrai Times – Thailand – Bugs have been on the menu in Thailand for ages but only recently have they migrated from the forests to commercial farms and factories. “The crickets you see on sale in Thailand are mostly from farms,” said Yupa Hanboonsong, assistant professor in entomology at Khon Kaen University. “We have […]

July 14th, 2012 | Posted in Economy & Business,Food,Lifestyles,News | Read More »

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