Eating Fried Insects and Bugs in Phuket

Eating Insects in Thailand

Where to find fried insects in Phuket [toc] Eating Fried Insects and Bugs in Phuket and Thailand seems to be the 'ultimate cultural challenge' so try to answer the following questions: How many of you had a bite at one of these appetizing bugs sold on carts in the streets of Thailand? A few, I suppose. How many of you LIKED IT? less! How many of you actually ENJOYED EATING

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13 Local Thai Food to Try in Phuket

Thai Food in Phuket

What to Eat in Phuket? [toc] 1. Tom Yam Goong Tom Yam is one of Thailand's favourite and most well-known dish, to locals and visitors alike. It is not a tourist trap; it is part of Thai life. Tom Yam means hot and sour soup and Goong means prawns. Other famous variations are Tom Yam Talay (seafood), Tom Yam Gai (chicken), Kradook Moo (pork ribs). Orange colour in Tom Yam Goong

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Pak Nam Seafood Restaurant in Phuket Town

Pak Nam Seafood Restaurant Phuket

Pak Nam Seafood Pak Nam Seafood received a 'Michelin Plate' rating from the new Michelin Guide for Phuket. 'Michelin Plate is a sign of excellent food.’ [toc] Pak Nam Seafood in Phuket Town is a great Thai restaurant located off the tourist areas. Locals and residents know Pak Nam restaurant very well and like to bring their friends for a casual lunch or dinner. It's a great venue if you

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Nam Yoi Restaurant in Phuket Town

Nam Yoi Restaurant Phuket

Nam Yoi Restaurant [toc] Nam Yoi is a very discreet and hard to find restaurant serving an excellent local Thai cuisine in a remote street of Phuket town. The setting is basic, the price is very cheap and the food is really good, so good that you will often spot there the local crowd who love and write about Thai food on social media. Living in Thailand for long time

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Mang Da Na – Giant Water Bug

Mang Da Giant Water Bug in Phuket

Mang Da Na - Giant Water Bug Mang Da looks like over-sized, mutated cockroaches, but I can confirm that they're not. They are called Mang Da Na in Thai and apparently are the biggest kind water bug there are. I think the English name is 'Giant Water Bug'. These guys are not just another type of deep-fried bugs on the push carts. They're a little more special than that. This

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Tom Yam Goong – Prawn Spicy and Sour Soup

Tom Yam Goong

What is Tom Yam Goong? [toc] Tom Yam is one of Thailand's favourite and most well-known dish, to locals and visitors alike.  It's is not a tourist trap; it is really part of Thai life. Tom Yam means hot and sour soup and Goong means prawns. Other famous variations are Tom Yam Talay (seafood), Tom Yam Gai (chicken), Kradook Moo (pork ribs). A special one, Tom Yam Goong Mae Nam, is

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Krua Thung Thong (Big Chicken Restaurant)

Big Chicken Restaurant Phuket

Krua Thung Thong Restaurant Kathu [toc] Big Chicken Restaurant (Thung Thong Restaurant) is one of our three favourites venues in Kathu. This is also your chance to try some real Thai dishes: how often can you eat giant ants eggs? If you drove past the Phuket Country Club in the past twenty years, chances are you saw that weird giant chicken on the side of the road. It's a simple,

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