Jun 12 2011

Photo: Streetside curry near Khao San Road

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Easily one of the cheapest ways to eat in Bangkok, and in Thailand for that matter, is to pull up a chair at a streetside food stall selling ready-made Thai food served either on a plate, or in little plastic bags for takeaway. While you’ll find all manner of Thai food served in this fashion, as in the photo below, Thai curry often takes centreplace.

So many chillies it melted the handle off

So many chillies it melted the handle off.

Unless the vendor is smack bang in the middle of Khao San Road, most customers will be Thai, which means the taste — and the chilli quota — shouldn’t be watered down for a foreign palate. The stall above is just a five-minute walk from Khao San Road on Rambuttri and when I ordered a plate of the green curry, the vendor warned me that it wasn’t “farang-friendly”. He was right, but that was exactly what I wanted.

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  1. […] arguably a fairly delicious pity) to spend a two week holiday in Thailand only eating pad thai and green curry simply because you don't know what else there is to […]

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