Thai Food in a Global Market

Spicy chicken stir-fry represents the spread of Thai food globally.

Stir fried pak boong and shrimp, with some mushrooms. Aroy Maak! (Very delicious Thai food!) [Page updated 23 September 2023] Thai Food Globally! Though most people believe in the uniqueness of traditional Thai cooking, and in the idea of authentic Thai cuisine, in reality, Thai food is the product of the interaction between nations for … Read more

Clean Food, Good Taste: Symbol of Thai Food Excellence?

Certificate of clean food and good taste from Thailand food organization.

If you come to Thailand chances are you’ll want to eat something. Chances are you won’t know, where is a safe place to eat. There are millions of small street-side vendors with Thai food carts all over the cities and villages and you don’t really know what is good and what isn’t good. “Good” means, … Read more

Some Interesting History of Thailand and Thai Food Facts

Two kids walking on the beach on Phuket Island in Southern Thailand.

A Little Bit About the History of Thailand History Thailand was called Siam starting in 1939. Thailand as a country has never been colonized by a foreign nation unlike Laos, Cambodia and other Asian countries. Thailand’s culture, politics, economics and social aspects have all changed in a great procession of steps. Thailand’s development started in … Read more

Beware: The Truth About Bangkok’s Watered-Down Thai Food

Pad phet sator gai - stir-fried chicken with green sator beans and vegetables.

I just saw something at Reuters that seemed ridiculous. I’m not sure where this Reuters article was really going with this. Let’s just say I don’t “get it”. The taste of Thai food in Bangkok is a mix from the entire country. People from all corners of Thailand move to Bangkok and create food in … Read more

Thai Food

(Vern here) I’ve been eating a whole lot of Thai food for 5 years now, daily. Not every meal, but one out of three meals is always Thai, and usually 3/3 or 2/3. I’ve successfully converted my entire diet away from mainstream America’s eating out for every meal. How is it going? I adjusted really … Read more

New Thai Amulet Inventory – Perfect Gifts!

Recently we did a big upgrade at and added over 200 Buddha and other Buddhist amulets like Kwan Yin, Ganesh, Luang Phor Tuad (famous Thai monk), Nong Kwak, Nawagote, Garuda, and others. If you have Buddhist friends these amulets make ideal gifts for birthdays (See Birthday Buddha Amulets), graduation, weddings, or just friendship and … Read more