Don’t diss Chantaburi
Bangkok Glutton
by Bangkok Glutton
1w ago
(Photo by Lauren Lulu Taylor) There is a sign that shows cool people when a certain discourse or meme is no longer cool … that it has “jumped the shark”, if you will. That sign is when uncool people start ..read more
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What My Grandmother Made
Bangkok Glutton
by Bangkok Glutton
1M ago
I remember being in Bangkok during one Thai New Year’s and watching a poor Western woman get completely drenched — groceries and loaf of bread and all — in a tuk tuk that slowed down just enough so that revelers ..read more
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Are men OK?
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by Bangkok Glutton
1M ago
(Note: I don’t usually get into these types of discussions because I think it’s a waste of time, but I am spelling “larb” this way instead of laap, laab, lhap, laebpt or whatever other way you feel is correct, because ..read more
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Sometimes substitutions don’t work
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by Bangkok Glutton
2M ago
Like many people my age who are desperately looking for ways to procrastinate from pressing life issues, I have been following the “Where’s Kate Middleton?” discourse. I don’t pretend to have a wide-ranging or intellectual interest in this topic; I ..read more
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Pet Peeves
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by Bangkok Glutton
2M ago
I have written about pet peeves before. Unfortunately, I have already named this post and can’t be bothered to move the cursor back up to the title bar. Also, no one will notice. Besides, my pet peeves have changed since ..read more
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Getting Nutty
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by Bangkok Glutton
3M ago
(Photo by Lauren Lulu Taylor) I am losing a step. Actually, I believe the technical term is “becoming an idiot”. To be honest (“At least you’re being honest!” says my friend Chris, champion of dad jokes), … wait a minute ..read more
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What’s Cooking: Pla rah sub
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by Bangkok Glutton
4M ago
Lauren and I are working on our next cookbook, and just started testing recipes again — me doing the easy ones, Lauren stuck with the hard ones. One of the very easy ones I’ve tested is this pla rah sub ..read more
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Glutton Abroad: Tokyo, Untethered
Bangkok Glutton
by Bangkok Glutton
4M ago
There is a scene in “Exorcist 3” that is considered one of the scariest of all time. When things are labeled like that on Youtube, it’s not hard to roll your eyes and say, “yeah whatever” and continue scrolling down ..read more
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Visiting the Center of Beyond
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by Bangkok Glutton
5M ago
I’ve been to Loei more than a couple of times now, after falling in love with the province just last year on a research trip. Its dreamy mountains, idyllic riverscapes, and, yes, obviously deliciously unique cuisine are things that make ..read more
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Rewriting history
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by Bangkok Glutton
6M ago
This was a long, long time ago, but there used to be a band called The Lover Speaks. I first heard them on the radio in the short few years when my tiny town had an alternative radio station, and ..read more
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