Author Archive: Ploylada Sirachadapong

Ploylada Sirachadapong is a food critic based in Bangkok who reports in both Thai and English for the popular Thai website

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Street to Star Episode 4: Anantara Bangkok Riverside Resort & Spa

| July 27, 2014

I’m back! This time I’ll take you guys to see one of the most romantic dinner spots, and I also meet the three-time world champion pizza chef Danilo.

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A Taste of Bangkok — Huay Kwang Market Tour [VIDEO]

Join me on my very first video tour for Glittersnipe to one of Bangkok’s main food markets. Make sure to have your pen and paper handy to jot down some of the dishes you may want to try at your favorite Thai restaurant. (Some of my favorites are lab-pla-duk, lab-gai, kana-moo-krab, and the fish balls: […]

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Five Clues That Your Thai Restaurant is Fake

Being a restaurant critic in Thailand for years, I can safely say that I’ve pretty much seen (and tasted) it all, from crunchy crickets to ants’ eggs salads, to live “dancing” shrimp, but nothing’s shocked me more than what passes for Thai restaurants abroad — mostly because so many are so phony. Here are a […]

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Are Your Kids Eating Rat Poop? What Everyone Should Know About Thai Treats!

Five Ridiculous Things You Should Know About Thai Desserts When I was at university studying the science of cookery there was one course in the curriculum that I had to take called “Thai Desserts,” which so happens to the be the one I dreaded the most.  Being from Bangkok, I wasn’t expecting much – after […]

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One Neighborhood, Five Things – Sukhumvit Soi 11, Bangkok

Hop in a tuk tuk and tell the driver you want to go to “Thailand Route 3” and see how far you get. Bangkokians have no idea where that is, but tell him  “Sukhumvit Road” and you’ll be puttering loudly through the streets to your destination in no time — assuming that Bangkok’s notorious traffic […]

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