Day Trip to Mae Salong, Thailand’s Beautiful Yunnanese Village


When I heard about a small, ethnically Chinese village, located northwest of Chiang Rai town, I was intrigued… …But when I heard there was delicious Yunnanese food available, that’s when Ying and I decided we HAD to visit immediately. Mae Salong (ดอยแม่สลอง)? The official name of Mae Salong (ดอยแม่สลอง) has now been changed to Santikhiri (สันติคีรี), so […]

Day Trip to Ubol Rat Lake for Grilled Fish, Khon Kaen, Thailand


The next step of filming for the Thai food tv show was to go to Khon Kaen (ขอนแก่น), one of the major cities located in the Isan region of Thailand. I’ve been to Khon Kaen a number of times, and each time I’m reminded just how good the som tam (green papaya salad) is in this area of […]

Cooking Food in Bamboo with the Akha Hill Tribe in Chiang Rai


Chiang Rai, located in the northern tip of Thailand, is one of my favorite regions of the country. The green rolling hills and mountains, the thick jungle, and the peacefulness of the area, is what I love most about visiting. While filming the Thai food documentary, we went to Chiang Rai province to film a […]

Breakfast Curry, Or Tor Kor Market, & Chokchai 4


Ari (อารีย์) Morning Ari, located in between Victory Monument and Chatuchak, is just one of the many areas of Bangkok. It’s not as busy as an area like Silom or Sathorn, but it does have a nice mixture of businesses, office buildings, condos, and neighborhoods. It’s kind of a trendy area in Bangkok, home to numerous […]

Maeklong Railway Market and Delicious Chili Sauce (Day 10)


Bang Khon Thi, Samut Songkram (บางคนที สมุทรสงคราม) – Day 10 After a hard rainstorm the day before, I woke up to a beautiful morning in Bang Khong Thi, Samut Songkram (บางคนที สมุทรสงคราม). Our hotel, Chantara Resort, was right next to the river, and the morning sunshine reflecting over the calm water was so peaceful and […]