Category Archives: Thai

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I Wok

I NEED to make this confession: I get my morning pre-work caffeine fix from an Asian takeaway outlet called I Wok made by a bloke named Johnny and it’s excellent. Now Johnny may not have a drop of Italian blood … Continue reading

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Chivit Thamma Da Coffee House

AFTER cycling for three hours around the northern Thai town of Chiang Rai in 30 degree temperatures while admiring charming temples and gardens, respite was required. Chivit Thamma Da Coffee House was a welcome oasis in a country where finding … Continue reading

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Manao Lady

GLOWING in the early-morning glare of the Bangkok sun, she always greets me with her trademark smile followed by the question “manao“? She is Manao Lady – the creator and provider of the icy-cold and salty lime juice that refreshes … Continue reading

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Chilli Jam Thai Restaurant

FOR fear of disappointment I am usually very reluctant to venture out and dine at the plethora of “mum and dad” or suburban Thai eateries, particularly those that can’t (or don’t want to), make a basic Thai street food dish … Continue reading

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Nu’s

WHEN the master of Thai cuisine, David Thompson, moved to London to open his Michelin-star restaurant, Nahm (Thai for ‘water’), he left a void in fine Thai dining in Sydney. His landmark Sailor’s Thai at The Rocks is in safe … Continue reading

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