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Thai restaurants

MRKT EAST

39 Smithe Street, Vancouver Tel: n/a Web: http://www.parqvancouver.com/restaurants/mrkt-east/ Twitter: @parqvancouverbc Instagram: @parqvancouverbc Advice: Counter service, order then pay, open daily. On the second floor of Parq Vancouver on the JW Marriott side. Inspired by Singapore night markets, this is an…

Thai Cooking at the Thai Festival July 22-23

In advance of this weekend’s 4th Annual Thai Festival in Vancouver, this morning I took part in a Thai dessert making class at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition, where Chef Mr. Sakarin Hongrattanavorakit and Asst. Prof Nanolin Dangsungwal demonstrated…

New Dishes at Ban Chok Dee in Maple Ridge

Ban Chok Dee recently opened their 2nd restaurant in Maple Ridge, I was invited to taste a selection of new dishes from Executive Chef Parinya Lopston’s menu. 1st dish: Yum Som-O (Pomelo Salad) – A Refreshingly light medley of flavours…

Taste of Thailand

A wonderful night celebrating the food and culture of Thailand was hosted by Vancouver Magazine and Sala Thai restaurant a couple of weeks ago. It was a delicious night featuring five local Thai restaurants in a culinary cook-off who each…

BAI BUA THAI CUISINE

2443 E Hastings Street, Vancouver Tel: 778-379-9699 Web: http://www.baibuathaicuisine.com/ Twitter: n/a Advice: Takes reservations, walk-ins welcome, closed Mondays. Specializing in Bangkok Street food, this family run eatery has created a wonderful menu filled with classic flavourful dishes. I had the…

THAI CONFUSION

UPDATED 6/30/16 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 117 West Pender Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 559-8385 Web: http://www.thaiconfusion.com/ Twitter @ThaiConfusion Advice: Takes reservations. Taking elements from traditional Thai dishes with bold flavours, owner/chef Tai Keattivanichvily plays with the ingredients to turn out wonderous…

BAO DOWN GASTROPUB

115 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver Tel: (604) 620-5226 Web: http://baodown.net/menu/gastropub-dinner/ Twitter @baodowngastro Advice: Takes reservations, walk-ins welcome. Taking que from their original eatery in Gastown, this new gastropub is much more sophisticated serving up large plates and cocktails and so…

First Taste of Thai Confusion

I toured this new eatery today that is located downtown in the Tinseltown/Crosstown area. Owned by Tai Keattivanichvily, he is no stranger to Thai cooking in this city as he also owns the highly successful Bob Likes Thai Food restaurants…

Noodle Mania Vancouver 2016

On Wednesday January 6, we presented our 3rd tasting tour of noodles held all over the city. The evening event started off at the beautiful Platform 7 Cafe in Kitsilano where guests had a chance to enjoy a coffee beverage made…

KIN KAO THAI KITCHEN

903 Commercial Drive, Vancouver Tel: 604-558-1125 Web: http://www.kinkao.ca/ Twitter @kinkaokitchen Advice: No reservations, small plates. Since I love Thai cuisine, I am always on the lookout for new spots to try, my friend Jordan Rogers joined me to share some…

Bangkok Street Food Journey at U & I Thai

My friends Katherine Hawrysh, Stephanie Stewart and Michelle Hondl joined me for a culinary feast of Bangkok Street Food with Chef UI Rajomit. This 10 course meal was a chance for all of us to learn about Bangkok Street Food…

BAN CHOK DEE

20563 Douglas Crescent, Langley Tel: 778-278-3088 Web: http://www.banchokdee.com Twitter: @BanChokDeeThai Advice: Bring friends along to share the dishes. As Thai food is one of the many cuisines that I love, I have had the pleasure to eat at many of…

THAI CUISINE BY MONTRI

UPDATED 10/30/17 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED  2585 West Broadway, Vancouver Tel: (604) 221-9599 Web: n/a Twitter: n/a Advice: Closed Monday. Chef Montri was a fixture in Thai cuisine in the city years ago when very few Thai eateries were around, it’s…

U & I THAI

3364 Cambie St, Vancouver Tel: (604) 875-6999 Web: http://uandithai.com/ Twitter: @uratomjit Advice: Live Thai dancers during dinner on Friday and Saturday nights. I have always loved Thai flavours, some restaurants serve traditional Thai dishes and others from their home regions…

LONGTAIL KITCHEN

#116-810 Quayside Drive, New Westminster Tel: 604-553-3855 Web: www.longtailkitchen.com Twitter: @longtailkitchen Advice: Located on the main floor of the River Market on the river front side. As a fan of Chef Angus An and his Maenam Restaurant, it was a…

FIVE ELEMENTS CAFÉ

1046 Commercial Drive, Vancouver Tel:  (604) 559-5938 Web: http://www.fiveelementscafe.com/ Twitter: tba Advice: Have a friend or two join you and share the dishes. With a mix of Vietnamese and Thai cuisine, the dishes on the menu are diverse and the dishes…

LANNA THAI

775 Denman Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-688-1009 Web: https://www.facebook.com/LannathaiVancouver Twitter: @LannaThaiVan Advice: Go during the week for their $9 lunch specials.   This is one of those places that could have been missed, I am so happy that I discovered this…

PINK ELEPHANT THAI

1152 Alberni Street, Vancouver Tel: 604.646.8899 Web: http://www.pinkelephantthai.com/ Twitter: @pinkethai Advice: Go with friends and share the dishes. Loved the pink theme of the bright and spacious room with high ceilings and decorative light fixtures. Specializing in Thai street food…

CHILLI HOUSE

UPDATED 3/2/14 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 1018 Beach Ave, Vancouver Tel: 604.685.8989 Web: http://www.thaihouse.com/chilli-house-thai-bistro/ Twitter: @chillihouse Advice: The restaurant has an ala carte menu as well for eat-in or take out, however the #AYCE menu is better value for the money….

BOB LIKES THAI FOOD

3755 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-568-8538 Web: http://www.boblikesthaifood.com Twitter: @boblikethaifood Advice: no liquor license (one day soon). Cash only. I had been very curious, as the name of the restaurant was so different, I was curious to meet Bob as…

Thai Cooking Classes at Urban Thai Bistro

With many cooking classes taking place around the city, I wondered what the differences were between each of them, and what made each standout. Some classes include copies of the chefs cookbooks, author signings, have celebrity chefs, or are fundraisers…

The Maenam 1st Anniversary Party

Great night on June 2nd attending the Maenam 1st Anniversary party, Chef/Owner Angus An was in the kitchen preparing some of his Authentic Thai Appetizers and once they were being passed around to the guests I had a chance to…

CHARM MODERN THAI

UPDATED 7/30/14 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 1269 Hamilton Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-688-9339 Web: http://www.charmmodernthai.com/ Twitter: @charmmodernthai Advice: Brown rice is available for an extra charge, let them know what level of spice you would like. In for lunch the other day…

TANGTHAI

UPDATED 3/2/14 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 1779 Robson Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-893-8424 Web: http://www.tangthai.ca Twitter: @tangthai Advice: Their lunch specials look good and are inexpensive. For dinner go with a friend or two and share some dishes. On my way to…

Talay Thai Opening

Yesterday I attended the opening of Talay Thai in the Marpole neighborhood where there was a ceremony with a Monk to bless and open the restaurant. This was a wonderful ceremony which was followed by a delicious lunch featuring many…

KHAI

2184 Cornwall Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-677-6767 Web: http://www.khaithai.com/ Advice: If you like it spicy, ask them to make it spicy. With a view overlooking Kitsilano beach, Khai serves up an array of fast food for inside eating or for take…

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