Tag: thai

The Zimmern List Los Angeles: Night + Market Song

Night + Market Song Los Angeles is the hottest food city on the planet. These days, it’s not just entertainers but also food entrepreneurs who are arriving in throngs to realize their dreams, creating a diverse restaurant scene where people are willing to take risks. Visiting the city and not eating Thai food is a…  Read More

Andrew Zimmern’s Favorite Thai Food in the Twin Cities

On’s Thai Kitchen Located in Midway on University Avenue, On’s Thai Kitchen always makes it onto my list of top 10 favorite restaurants in the Twin Cities. There are many excellent choices for Thai cuisine in my hometown, but none transport me to Thailand quite like On’s. The 105-item menu has many recognizable standbys like fresh herby…  Read More

My New Favorite Restaurant in Bangkok

Mind Blowing Thai Food at Soei Catch Andrew Zimmern’s Driven by Food: Bangkok, Tuesday August 23 at 9|8c on Travel Channel. Located along the railroad track in the Dusit neighborhood, Soei is my new favorite restaurant in Bangkok. Our meal at this casual, open-air restaurant simply blew me away. Nearly every single thing I ordered…  Read More

Khong River House

Celebrating Authentic Southeast Asian Cuisine Khong River House serves some of Miami’s best and most authentic Thai food. With dark wood-wrapped dining rooms, marble Buddha sculptures, and fixtures made of bamboo fish traps and antique bird cages, this spot feels more like a Thai boat house than a restaurant just steps away from trendy Lincoln Road.…  Read More

Cookbook: Pok Pok

Food and Stories From Thailand If you’re looking for a lesson in Thai cooking, there is no better teacher than Andy Ricker. As the James Beard award winning chef and owner of a thriving Pok Pok empire that includes seven restaurants between Portland and New York City, Ricker has become one of the most knowledgeable…  Read More

Meat & Greet: Nok & Chuck- Episode Four

Meet Nok & Chuck Several years ago Chuck traveled to Thailand where he met Nok, a Thai-English translator. They fell in love, got married, and moved to St. Paul, Minn., where they currently reside. In Thailand, Nok grew up learning how to cook traditional Thai dishes from her father. She’s been cooking ever since. Nok…  Read More

Meat & Greet: Nok & Chuck- Episode Two

Meet Nok & Chuck Several years ago Chuck traveled to Thailand where he met Nok, a Thai-English translator. They fell in love, got married, and moved to St. Paul, Minn., where they currently reside. In Thailand, Nok grew up learning how to cook traditional Thai dishes from her father. She’s been cooking ever since. Nok…  Read More

5 Questions: Supenn Harrison

Bringing Thai to the Twin Cities Supenn Harrison introduced Minnesota to the flavors of her native Thailand when she opened her first Sawatdee restaurant in 1983. Thirty years later her story is one of great success – she’s the owner of seven acclaimed Thai restaurants, a cooking class instructor, the recipient of numerous awards and…  Read More

Pok Pok Phat Thai

Nothing but Noodles Portland chef Andy Ricker expanded his acclaimed Thai food empire to New York City last year with Pok Pok Ny and the noodle-centric Phat Thai, a pint-size spot on the Lower East Side with a stripped-down menu dedicated to pad Thai. This isn’t the popular noodle dish you’re used to eating in…  Read More

Pok Pok Phat Thai

Nothing but Noodles Portland chef Andy Ricker expanded his acclaimed Thai food empire to New York City last year with Pok Pok Ny and the noodle-centric Phat Thai, a pint-size spot on the Lower East Side with a stripped-down menu dedicated to pad Thai. This isn’t the popular noodle dish you’re used to eating in…  Read More

Pok Pok

Portland’s Thai Destination Andy Ricker has garnered a national reputation (and a James Beard award) for his Southeast Asian cuisine at Pok Pok. Ricker doesn’t compromise traditional ingredients to cater to the Western palate, so don’t expect Asian “fusion” here – instead you’ll find a menu composed of foods he ate in restaurants, homes and markets while…  Read More

Pok Pok

Portland’s Thai Destination Andy Ricker has garnered a national reputation (and a James Beard award) for his Southeast Asian cuisine at Pok Pok. Ricker doesn’t compromise traditional ingredients to cater to the Western palate, so don’t expect Asian “fusion” here – instead you’ll find a menu composed of foods he ate in restaurants, homes and markets while…  Read More

Andrew’s Las Vegas Vlog

Want the best of Vegas? Venture off the strip. AZ’s thoughts on the Behind the Scenes and 100th episode of Bizarre Foods which takes places in Las Vegas. Pay attention to the restaurants that didn’t make the final show– they’re stellar!

Andrew’s Las Vegas Vlog

Want the best of Vegas? Venture off the strip. AZ’s thoughts on the Behind the Scenes and 100th episode of Bizarre Foods which takes places in Las Vegas. Pay attention to the restaurants that didn’t make the final show– they’re stellar!