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  • Thailand News

    Bangkok street food vendor dies after punch in card game dispute

    A Bangkok street food vendor succumbed to injuries sustained from a single punch delivered by a friend during a drunken altercation over alleged cheating in a card game. The incident, which took place yesterday, February 12, resulted in the 49 year old vendor, Wichok, being found unconscious in his room with a swollen, bruised face and bleeding from the nose…

  • Bangkok News

    Beloved street food vendor found lifeless in car amidst mysterious circumstances

    In a shocking turn of events, a local street food merchant was found lifeless in her car. The incident, which took place at around 10am today, led to an investigation by local police and a rescue foundation. They discovered the lady, a seller of barbecued pork, lifeless in her Chevrolet vehicle. The entire event upset and bemused the quiet community.…

  • Pattaya News

    Pattaya street food vendors cause traffic chaos, face foreign competition

    Officials in Thailand’s eastern city of Pattaya organised a meeting yesterday to address the increasing number of complaints regarding street food vendors in the city. Motorists raised concerns about vendors causing traffic congestion and choke points throughout the city. Meanwhile, local vendors have complained about the influx of foreigners operating food carts, which they claim is negatively impacting their income…

  • Thailand News

    Former street food vendor making more money from homemade dog food business

    A former street food vendor in the western province of Kanchanaburi has launched a new business venture selling homemade dog food. According to a Nation Thailand report, Surachet Kangsri now makes more money from his dog food business and has stopped selling human food. Surachet says he came up with the idea when he realised customers who were buying his…

  • Bangkok News

    Bangkok’s first free street-food space welcomes hawkers, street vendors

    Bangkok opened its first free street-food space in the city for hawkers and street vendors yesterday, in an attempt to keep cluttered pavements free from obstruction. City governor Chadchart Sittipunt launched of the “Hello Hab-Re” (Hello Hawkers) project outside Samyan Mitrtown on Rama IV Road yesterday. Street food is a quintessential part of the Bangkok experience. Wherever you go in…

  • Thailand video news

    Bangkok Food Vendors Re-located off the streets | GMT

    Lightning strike kills seven cows in Nakhon Ratchasima. Bangkok chief says 300 water pumps need changing to fix floods. City Hall begins ‘street cleaning’. Toll gate collapses in central Thailand. Woman urges people to beware of air-con scam in Thailand. Malaysia detains 3 Thais who tested positive for happy plant. All this and more on today’s Good Morning Thailand.

  • Thailand News

    Public Health Department inspects food safety at Pattaya market

    To safeguard public health, officials from the Public Health Department conducted a meticulous food sanitation inspection on Rong Po Market, North Pattaya, last week. Banglamung authorities left no stone unturned on Friday, June 21, as they scrutinised every vendor, distributing informative leaflets detailing the rigorous assessment criteria. Every vendor at Rong Po Market faced a stringent evaluation across three critical areas:…

  • Business News

    Food delivery market grows as economy threatens restaurants

    The online food delivery market in Thailand is experiencing growth but the challenging economy might force closures of between 50,000 and 100,000 small restaurants. Thailand has approximately 700,000 restaurants, including mobile street vendors, with the total business valued at 800 billion baht. Online food delivery services contribute 15% to this total. Chief Executive of Line Man Wongnai, Yod Chinsupakul, reports…

  • Thailand News

    Taste bud triumph: Time Out names Bangkok one of best food cities

    Bangkok has been named the sixth-best city in the world for food by the renowned lifestyle magazine Time Out. The announcement was made today, June 5, bringing joy to many in Thailand’s capital. Chai Wacharong, spokesperson for the Prime Minister’s Office, revealed that Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin is thrilled with the news. Time Out, known for its focus on lifestyle,…

  • Thailand News

    Bangkok crackdown on street vendors: Pay up or pave the way

    Bangkok City Hall is set to implement stringent measures aimed at regulating street vendors, targeting their income, enforcing tax compliance, and ultimately eliminating hawking on pavements. Bangkok Governor Chadchart Sittipunt announced these measures following a meeting focused on enhancing the orderliness of the city’s surroundings. New regulations for vending on streets and in other public areas will soon come into…

  • Thailand News

    Bug surprise in dumpling sparks online frenzy among foodies

    A viral post on social media has caused quite a stir among food lovers after a woman discovered a live insect inside a dumpling she bought from a street vendor. The incident was shared in the Facebook group พวกเราคือผู้บริโภค (We Are Consumers), aiming to caution others to thoroughly check their food before eating. The post included the caption, “Jittery dumplings,…

  • Food

    Comfort foods to try during Thailand’s monsoon season

    The monsoon season in Thailand offers refreshing rains and a vibrant culinary scene, attracting tourists to explore the rich variety of Thai cuisine, known for its spicy warmth and diverse flavours, providing comfort during rainy days. Comfort Foods to Enjoy 1. Tom yum soup The strong and fragrant qualities of lemongrass, galangal, and kaffir lime leaves paired with either shrimp…

  • Thailand News

    Street vendor’s fried wonton pricing sparks social media uproar

    A recent social media post sparked a debate about the fairness of food pricing after a woman paid 50 baht for less than ten pieces of fried wontons from a street vendor. The post, which quickly went viral, led to a flurry of comments from netizens astonished by what they deemed an exorbitant cost for such a meagre serving. On…

  • Thailand News

    Bangkok food vendor’s rooftop standoff ends after wife’s negotiation

    A food vendor threatened to leap from the fourth floor of the Bang Khun Thian District Office on Rama 2 Road. A two-hour negotiation ensued after local law enforcement was alerted to the situation today at 9am. Perched precariously on the fourth floor of the District Office, the 33 year old vendor, Prawit (surname withheld) was seen leaning against a wall,…

  • Thailand News

    Beauty sizzles: Chon Buri meatball vendor turns heads as her tasty treats go viral

    A fried meatball vendor in Chon Buri has unexpectedly gone viral due to her beauty. She revealed that she has been selling these meatballs for nearly three years now. The incident came to light when a Facebook fan page, Chon Buri News Today, posted photos of a beautiful woman selling fried meatballs in front of a public park. Once posted,…

  • Travel

    10 Isaan food you need to try at least once

    The northeastern region of Thailand, Isaan, is perhaps one of the most underrated regions in the country in terms of tourism. Nevertheless, Isaan delicious cuisine dominates the Thai culinary scene. You can find most of the region’s dishes across the country, whether in restaurants or street food stalls. Bordering with Laos, Isaan food has strong Laotian influences. The dishes tend…

  • Pattaya News

    Pattaya’s Soi Buakhao set to become one-way street in major traffic overhaul

    The streets of Pattaya are on the brink of a significant transformation. Officials announced that Soi Buakhao, a bustling road in the city, will soon be converted into a one-way street. To alleviate the regular high congestion and traffic density in the area, the traffic system change is set to take place within the next two weeks. The plan follows…

  • Food

    The best street food Thailand has to offer

    Whether you’re in Bangkok, Phuket, or Chiang Mai, the street food in Thailand is sure to be a star attraction. The street food culture in Thailand is major- the locals and foreigners alike love street food since it’s cheap and delicious. Thailand, especially Bangkok, is dotted with street foods on almost every of the soi (streets). Just walking down a…

  • Food

    5 neighbourhoods every food lover should visit in Bangkok

    Whether you’re in the mood for authentic Thai food from a humble street stall or an upscale Italian fare at a Michelin-starred restaurant, Bangkok’s food scene has it all. You can find something good to eat in virtually any part of the city. But this means that deciding where to eat can be a real challenge – how does one…

  • Pattaya News

    Calamari calamity: Squid vendor cart-wiped on Pattaya street by pickup truck

    In an unfortunate event spurring questions about road safety, a squid vendor riding her food cart was struck by a speeding pickup truck on a bustling street of Pattaya on Tuesday night. The pickup truck implicated in the incident did not stop at the site, leaving the vendor and her companion with minor injuries and raising concerning questions about road…

  • Bangkok News

    Aunt Toi’s funeral: Beloved Nonthaburi dessert vendor draws heartbroken crowds

    The funeral of “Aunt Toi,” an adored street vendor from Nonthaburi, attracted a flood of mourners on its first night, with attendees ranging from relatives and friends to politicians, customers, and fans. At 6.30pm yesterday, Wat Nakhon In monastery transformed into a sanctuary for the funeral rites of Aunt Toi, also known as Somchai Yunsun. The 65 year old was…

  • Pattaya News

    Pattaya beach businesses blighted by proliferating food cart vendors

    In Pattaya’s Jomtien Beach area, numerous businesses are expressing displeasure over what they describe as a monopolisation of the beach area by an excessive number of food cart vendors. The number of street stalls has swollen to over one hundred food carts that set themselves up and heavily populate the roadway. Lamphueng Hamilton, known locally as Lisa, who presides over…

  • World News

    Rock ‘n’ roll cuisine: Stir-fried pebbles cause a stir among daring foodies in China (video)

    The latest culinary craze sweeping mainland China is proving a bit difficult for foodies to get their teeth into. Gastronomists in Hubei province have taken their palates to a whole new level with a dish that will leave foodies chewing on…pebbles. That’s right, stir-fried stones have become the talk of the town and a bizarre culinary craze. The taste buds…

  • Things To Do

    Are you brave enough to try these weird Thai food?

    A visit to Thailand is never complete without tasting its exotic food. Thai food is known to be delicious and incorporates the 5 primary flavours: sour, spicy, salty, sweet, and bitter. However, there’s more to Thailand’s culinary scene than tom yum (hot and sour soup), green and red curry, and Som Tum (papaya salad). You might be surprised to see…

  • Food

    GrabFood No.1* Food Delivery App is now available in English!

    Living in a foreign country can be a thrilling adventure, but it can also pose its fair share of challenges. One of the biggest hurdles for many expats is navigating unfamiliar dining options. With language barriers and an overwhelming array of unfamiliar dishes, finding a satisfying meal can be a daunting task. Fortunately, in Thailand, there’s an app that stands…

  • Cannabis News

    Thai cannabis vendors call out illegal importation practices

    Thailand is known for its glittering beaches, bustling street food scene, expert Muay Thai fights, and full moon parties. But now it’s known for something that no one could have expected just a few short years ago – becoming the world’s home of the happy herb, marijuana. It’s been less than a year since Thailand decriminalised the growing of marijuana…

  • Crime News

    Khao San cannabis vendors face charges for operating without licenses

    A joint operation involving the Department of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine (DTTAM), Metropolitan Police Bureau, Chana Songkhram police, and City Hall staff has led to the pressing of charges against five unauthorised cannabis shops located on Khao San Road. The crackdown took place on April 20, following the postponement of ‘420’ weed parties that were intended to take place…

  • Tourism News

    Thai officials look to food trucks to draw tourists

    Thai officials are looking to food trucks to draw tourists. The Department of Business Development (DBD) in Thailand is exploring the potential of food trucks as a new tourist attraction in the country. According to Thosapone Dansuputra, the director-general of DBD, food trucks could serve as “destinations” that will not only stimulate the economy but also raise awareness of Thai…

  • Guides

    Tasting the Northern Thai Food: A Guide to Regional Specialties in Thai Cuisine

    Thai cuisine is a melting pot of diverse flavors and ingredients, each region offering its own unique twist on classic dishes. If you’re tired of the usual Pad Thai and green curry, head north to explore the treasure trove of delicious treats waiting to be discovered. Here’s what you need to know about the delicious Northern Thai food. A Feast…

  • Things To Do

    Exploring the streets of Thailand: A foodie’s guide to street food

    Do you call yourself a foodie? Looking for a culinary adventure? Then you’ll love exploring the streets of Thailand! From the bustling night markets to the fragrant street stalls, Thailand is a foodie’s paradise. In this article, we’ll take you on a tour of the best street food that Thailand has to offer. So get ready for a delicious exploration…