Food and Beverage

Not so Halal Muslim food stall

Not so Halal Muslim food stall

Seen in Ao Nang, Krabi:

Shared Planet™

Shared Planet™

Seen at Starbucks:First you start a program for fair trade and fair sharing of resources called Shared Planet.Then you trademark it to prevent others to do the same. How fair is that?

UFO’s or Unexplainable Flourishing Outlets in Thailand

UFO’s or Unexplainable Flourishing Outlets in Thailand

Compared to Phuket city and Patong, Ao Nang in Krabi is quite provincial. According to GeoNames it has a population of 8000, but wether this figure is correct or not it still managed to maintain a bit of a village atmosphere.Ao Nang sometimes reminds me of a miniature Patong; there’s a multitude of tourists of different [...]

Where the streets have no name

Where the streets have no name

Seen in Ao Nang, Krabi; Mr. Long bar and restaurant.The spot is a bit hard to find, since it’s situated on a dirt road, which has no official name and as far as I know is just being referred to as Soi Bamboo or just bamboo bars.The road which is a side street of Airport [...]

Thai street food safety

Thai street food safety

Street food can be dangerous in unexpected ways. The owner of a mobile grill and fry shop drives around Patong with boiling oil uncovered and still on. When he passed around the corner, hot oil splashed around the sides of the bin. When in town, take care, crashing with this vehicle might permanently transform you [...]

Gefundenes Fressen

Gefundenes Fressen

Image thanks to Mark Parisi I don’t know the proper English translation for the German title, something like: Free lunch?Today a group of French left these unopened in their room and I got it from the staff who didn’t know what it was and wouldn’t like to try in the first place.From left to right: [...]

Swedish breakfast

Swedish breakfast

Seen in a Thai-Swedish restaurant in Patong, Phuket:

Singha Hangover

Singha Hangover

Seen in Patong, Phuket:Sponsorship from Singha Beer.I’m not really sure if the’re doing sensible marketing this way:

Sashimi art

Sashimi art

Seen at Fuji restaurant Patong, Phuket:

Improvised Beef-Burger Birthday Breakfast

Improvised Beef-Burger Birthday Breakfast

Today is my birthday and instead of having the standard toast, bad sausages and boring fried eggs breakfast, I ordered a beef-burger for a change.“Sorry, no have” didn’t satisfy spoilt me, it was my birthday after all. They really should help me out here.Go and accuse me of neo-colonialism or orientalism or whatever, I don’t [...]