Khao Soi Gai has a literal translation of khao meaning curry, soi meaning street, and gai meaning chicken. This sweet and aromatic curry can be found in early morning markets all around Thailand, but hangs it’s hat in the North, namely Chiang Mai province.
With very little western news coverage or media attention given to a potential street food ban in Bangkok, I couldn’t find much information on the matter stateside. With the help of writer and food blogger Chawadee Nualkhair, I’m digging to find out more about the vague plans for street food reform in Bangkok.
What a whirlwind this year has been. I won’t even get into the political charade that has unfolded stateside. This year has been punctuated by extreme highs and extreme lows, bracketed with everything in between and formatted into a pretty scrumptious memoir. Let’s see some of the standout moments of Spice Vagrant in Southeast Asia,
I found it in Phuket. Mecca, shining nirvana, glimmering hope in noodle form. The crown jewel of a city, a country, a world. In a word “Stupid-good”. The quality of a dish being so good it in fact, clinically makes you dumber, albeit for a fleeting moment.