Monday, March 6, 2017
Just Pick And Choose
This style of eating is common in Thailand, and it's one of my favorite ways to start the day. You get a plate with rice, and then pick and choose the other dishes you want. I love Kai Palo. It's a great comfort food that contains pork belly, boiled duck eggs and tofu in a sweet sauce that goes great with rice. Chinese sausage is also really tasty. I usually will add a fried egg, cooked sunny-side up. This day in Silom, on Surawong Road, I ordered exactly this. It was less than $2 US. For those who worry about not being able to speak Thai, this is a simple way to eat hearty meals. After my meal, I walked a bit down Surawong Road, all the way to the Amara Hotel, where a friend stayed on her visit to Bangkok just a few weeks earlier. I then found a place to get a fabulous oil massage. It was 90 minutes for about 700 baht, or $20 US.