Posts Tagged ‘food’

Ant Invasion

November 29th, 2009 1 comment

Overall, insects really are not a problem here in Thailand, and I’ll always contend there are fewer problems here than anywhere else I have lived. There are some, however. There are these small ants, as small as any I have seen (thus no pictures). They will find food anywhere you put it within fifteen minutes. [...]

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The Best Som Tam

November 4th, 2009 1 comment

One thing any Thai in Isaan knows is where to get the best Som Tam. If there is one particular food that they eat here it is Som Tam. It’s main ingredient is green (we westerners would say unripe – but what do we know?) shredded papayas. Some other ingredients I can remember are prik [...]

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The Rice Bigot

September 18th, 2009 2 comments

Well, I finally visited a local Thai restaurant. That is not unusual in Nang Rong, where virtually all restaurants are Thai restaurants. In this case, however, I was in North Idaho in the U.S. where Sue and I spend summer. A Thai restaurant opened its doors here a year ago. My daughter in law Add, [...]

KFC in Nang Rong: Will it Last?

August 15th, 2009 2 comments

On our website (near the bottom of the page) we say there are no chain restaurants in Nang Rong.  Well, that is no longer completely true, but maybe not completely false either. A new Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise opened there around the end of the dry season (March) this year. It is located within the Tewikit mall which [...]

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