Dec 15, 2007 | Post by: Phil Lees
Roti chanai and kopi (coffee) Sitting at a breakfast of roti canai and kopi, you start to wonder if the roti could be flakier, less oily. If a few more layers of the papery pastry was possible. If only you’d stopped at the neighbouring nasi kandar vendor who will give
Dec 12, 2007 | Post by: Phil Lees
“Brewer”: Carlsberg Before people had the option of deadening their palate while getting their booze on with a premixed wine cooler, there was shandy, half beer mixed with half lemonade. It is one of those drinks manages to ruin two otherwise perfect drinks when you make it. I’d first heard
Dec 11, 2007 | Post by: Phil Lees
I’ve left Thailand for Malaysia and am running a little behind on writing. More sweet eating to come from Penang, Cameron Highlands, Melaka, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Terengganu, Kota Bharu and more.
Dec 07, 2007 | Post by: Phil Lees
Austin told me that there would be pig’s brain tom yam. An offal and coconut soup aberration buried in Bangkok’s inner suburbs within walking distance of some of the other rarer gems in Thailand’s food scene. A mere taxi ride from the Gut Feelings safehouse where I was holed up
Dec 04, 2007 | Post by: Phil Lees
A young monk buys pirated DVDs, Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand.
Dec 03, 2007 | Post by: Phil Lees
Night market in front of wat at Maehongson The road to Mae Hong Son in Northwest Thailand is dream trip for motorcyclists. A road of endless switchbacks, freshly paved, glides you through hidden valleys filled with stepped rice paddies, small farms, streams revealing waterfalls, hidden caves and palaces abandoned until