One Night in Bangkok

February 12, 2012

in bakeries/cafes/dessert places, dessert, dinner, restaurant

I stayed home all of yesterday to prepare for an audition, so when the sun went down, I was eager for some quality time with Abe’s parents…

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…we took them out to one of our favorite Thai places, Ruen Pair – which was packed at 6pm:

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Pineapple Fried Rice – ordered with tofu instead of chicken/shrimp – comes with egg, onion, tomatoes, green onion, and cashew nuts

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Pa Nang – Chicken with peanut curry paste in coconut milk

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The requisite Morning Glory…

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…Pad Thai with shrimp…

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…and rice

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The only mediocre dish was the Rahd Nah – flat rice noodles with Chinese Broccoli and Fried Tofu

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Everything else (as usual) was great!

Eaten family style…

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…I cleared three large, packed plates:

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Afterwards, we headed across the parking lot to Bhan Kanom Thai

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I adore this place, but never have enough stomach room to eat anything fresh from the counter (I’ll have to come BEFORE dinner next time)

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Still, it’s fun just to poke around…

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…there’s A LOT to look at…

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…they even have imported potato chips!

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Ultimately, we bought some intriguing snacks for a later date…

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…plus some sweets for brunch…

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…which we’re off to soon!

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{ 11 comments }

1 Jolene (www.everydayfoodie.ca) February 12, 2012 at 9:28 am

Broccoli chips!! Cool! I haven’t ever seen such a thing. I think those are my husband’s ultimate nightmare food, although I am sure I would like ‘em.

2 Meg @ Spandex in the City February 12, 2012 at 9:48 am

That PadThai looks to DIE for, I haven’t had pad thai in so long… but that picture is making me think of gettin’ sum tonight ! haha. I love it when it has oodles of bean sprouts.

3 vanillasugarblog February 12, 2012 at 10:33 am

ohh i love stores like that.
that pineapple rice is my kind of rice dish

4 actorsdiet February 12, 2012 at 7:49 pm

I feel like you’re my food soul mate, Dawn.

5 Jessica February 12, 2012 at 10:41 am

I was just there yesterday for lunch! I had the tom yum with tofu.

6 Lynn at The Actors Diet February 12, 2012 at 10:45 am

What what?!? Awesome!

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7 chezjulie February 12, 2012 at 11:22 am

We eat a lot of Thai food here, too, but I’m not familiar with Morning Glory. What is that?

8 Lynn at The Actors Diet February 12, 2012 at 12:03 pm

they’re pea tendrils – so tender and delicious!

9 Caloricandcrazy February 12, 2012 at 7:05 pm

Pineapple fried rice?! Sounds and looks delicious!! I love imported snacks. American brand foods made in other countries taste SOOOO much better!!

10 brokencookiesdontcount February 13, 2012 at 6:02 am

Looks like a fun time and the food looks delicious! I’ve never had Thai food. I need to try it some time.

11 Kayy February 13, 2012 at 8:54 am

Ha :) welcome to Thailand. Next time I recommend chicken with ginger_(Thai people call KAI PAD KHING ) very Thai very delicious. I’m your Thai fan.

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