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Daddy Dough Donuts – Thailand’s Local Donut Shops

Daddy Dough is a Bangkok-based donut company with franchises now in several countries, but with its main operations still in Bangkok. Started in 2006 by Peter Thaveepolcharoen, there are already branches in Bon Marche market on Prachaniwet 1, on Silom, and on Sathorn Road in Bangkok, as well as at several area hypermarkets and other …

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Best Italian Restaurants In Chiang Mai, Thailand – Pasta, Pizza and Proscuitto

Thais love pastas and pizza so, when Italian restaurants began to open in Chiang Mai a few years ago, they became hugely popular with Thais. In the last decade, Italian restaurants have sprung up Chiang Mai with, now, some of the best Italian restaurants in Thailand located in this beautiful northern city. Popular with Thais …

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Fuji Japanese Restaurants, Bangkok, Thailand: Cheap and Delicious Japanese Food

Fuji in Bangkok serves cheap, fresh and delicious Japanese food Fuji is a Japanese restaurant chain in Bangkok, Thailand serving cheap but tasty traditional Japanese cuisine. It is the most popular Japanese restaurant chain in Thailand, so much so that, if you go to any Fuji restaurant in Bangkok for lunch or dinner, you’ll have …

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Three Cheap Thai Restaurant Chains Worth Eating At

This Chester’s Grill restaurant is at the new Chang Wattana immigration office building in Bangkok   Most of the time, I try not to eat at chain restaurants instead preferring independent restaurants. But….Thailand has some excellent Thai chain restaurants serving cheap, authentic Thai food in nice surroundings. Black Canyon Coffee – Black Canyon Coffee is …

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Krispy Kreme Opens First Thailand Store at Siam Paragon: Free Donuts for First Customers

  On one of my regular trips to eat at Siam Paragon last weekend, I was surprised to see in the basement of Siam Paragon a large sign saying “Krispy Kreme”. Unbeknownst to me, the first Krispy Kreme store in Thailand was about to open its doors and, as of this writing, it’s already happened. …

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Buying Rice in Thailand – Could The Bag Be Any Bigger?

  It is a surprise to many that Thailand is the world’s number one or number two rice exporter depending on the year, and the world’s fifth or sixth largest rice producer depending on which study you believe. Rice production is so vital to the Thai economy, it contributes around 15-17% of Thailand’s agricultural GDP. …

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Top Italian Restaurants In Bangkok, Thailand: Pizza, Spaghetti And Pesto

  If you like Italian food you’ll love Bangkok, Thailand – weird eh? In fact, there are so many good Italian restaurants in Bangkok, you’ll be spoiled for choice. During the last few years, the number has grown to such amazing proportions, it’s just about impossible not to be able to find a great Italian …

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Macchiato Cafe in Bangkok, Thailand – Independent Coffee House, Good Food

  Recently featured in the book “Cafe Culture”, Macchiato Cafe has become one of Bangkok’s in places. As coffee shops go, Macchiato is cute anyway. Tucked away in a soi (small lane) near Ari BTS sky train station it offers an easy to get to location, but with the quiet and calm that many of …

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Review of McDonald’s McCafe: Excellent Coffee, Cheap Prices

I recently read an article about the new McDonald’s concept – offering gourmet coffees at McDonald’s restaurants. The McCafe has apparently been around for a few years, but had not yet hit Thailand. So I was delighted to see a new McDonald’s ‘McCafe’ at the mall closest to me in Bangkok. Major Mall is located near …

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Review: Triple O’s by White Spot in Bangkok, Thailand Serves Amazing Burgers

One of my recent guilty pleasures when it comes to restaurants is Triple O’s by White Spot in Bangkok. Triple O’s by White Spot is originally a Canadian chain restaurant that, in recent years, has expanded to Hong Kong and now Bangkok, Thailand. Triple O’s by White Spot is predominantly a burger restaurants but, oh …

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Dried Sweet and Spicy Fish On Sticks: Cheap Thai Snacks That Really Are Delicious

  In my years in Thailand, I’ve often seen these curly, shiny things on sticks. Always in a rush I’ve never bothered to find out what they were. But, last week, buying snacks at a Thai food stall with a friend, when my friend grabbed a bag of these things I asked her what they …

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