Leah Cohen Knows How To Travel! Read Her Dispatch From Thailand And Vietnam.

The NYC chef worked her way around SE Asia
May 19, 2015 1:00 pm

Leah Cohen is owner-chef of Pig and Khao, a restaurant serving Southeast Asian cuisine on New York City’s Lower East Side. The half-Filipino chef (and Top Chef alum) has traveled extensively to Southeast Asia to explore its diverse food over a career that has included stints in the kitchens of Nahm and Bo.Lan, two of Bangkok’s most acclaimed restaurants. She wrote to Food Republic about her most recent trip.

7 Not-So-Thai Dishes To Eat In Thailand

Chinese, Indian, Portuguese cooking to seek out
May 6, 2015 9:00 am

Let’s expose a different side of Thai cuisine. Just like many global cuisines, Thai as we know it has evolved with a mix of local and immigrant culinary traditions — the most prominent being Chinese, Indian and Portuguese, which can be seen in popular dishes all over the country. Here are a few favorites. 

The 50 Best Restaurants In Asia List Is Revealed And Bangkok Is On Top

Indian chef Gaggan Anand takes top honors
Mar 9, 2015 11:10 am

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants isn't just another listicle from a content puppy mill du jour, but a full-on statement from Restaurant magazine. When the big list is revealed every June in London, it’s pretty much the most important day of the year in high-end dining. In a ceremony earlier today in Singapore, the list for the 50 Best Restaurants in Asia was revealed, and as expected, there were some surprises.

8 Authentic Thai Dishes And How To Spot Their Fake Versions

You deserve to know the truth about Thai dishes
Feb 17, 2015 1:00 pm

You’ve probably wondered if people eat “drunken noodles” in Thailand. Heck, you might not care because they're so darn tasty. Either way, we think you deserve to know the truth. Here’s how to tell whether or not your favorite Thai dishes are authentic.

Brace Yourselves: A Robot Food Critic Is Here

And it's judging Thai food around the world
Jan 15, 2015 3:30 pm

Is Pete Wells in danger of losing his job…to a robot? Maybe that’s a bit of a stretch, but Thailand certainly has given us a peek into the future with its recent introduction of a food-critiquing robot. That's right, a food-critiquing robot. Pad thai will hopefully never be the same.

7 Thai Desserts You Didn't Know Existed

Feast your eyes on intricate, rich Thai desserts
Jan 15, 2015 11:00 am

Thai people love their sweets, and if you rely on the options that your local take-out place offers, you’re missing out. One of the reasons why most Thai restaurants don't offer these desserts is because they take forever to make...which means they must be really good! Here are a few Bangkok local–selected favorites to know and love.

Meet The Guy Behind The Spicy Rooster Sauce You Love So Much

Hypebeast gives the video treatment to Sriracha
Jan 12, 2015 11:00 am

Few food products have been met with such a frenzy — and stood the test of time — quite like Sriracha. Since exploding onto the U.S. culinary scene just over a half decade ago, the “rooster sauce” as it’s commonly known has become a household pantry and restaurant kitchen staple. How did the phenomenon all begin? Go behind the scenes with Huy Fong Foods CEO and founder David Tran.

How Scary Good Palm Sugar Made Andy Ricker Plant The Pok Pok Flag In Los Angeles

The story behind his two Chinatown openings
Dec 1, 2014 11:00 am

Inexpensive real estate, a booming restaurant scene and the ability to source incredible Thai ingredients all had a influence on why Andy Ricker decided to open two Pok Pok locations in Los Angeles, a city not light on Southeast Asian restaurants. Tien Nguyen has the story.  


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