Warm up this winter with Tasty Thai Food!
Feb. 6th ~ 15th, 2009 (10 days)
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Fukuoka Now’s publisher, Nick Szasz, who just got back from a vacation in Thailand, visited all five. Here are his recommendations for winter warm-up Thai dishes.
Made with Tom Yum chili paste, onions, red and green peppers, sweet basil, straw mushrooms, and succulent shrimp – the spiciness of this dish can be adjusted from mild to a 12 alarm blaze! Enjoy with an order of Thai Jasmine Rice.
6F Daimyo 1151, 1-15-11 Daimyo, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka
Lunch 11:30~14:30, Dinner 18:00~23:30
Thai chef Gun proudly presents Jihm Juhm, a hot pot dish, from his home province of Esarn and ideal for a wintery Fukuoka night! Cook your own pork, beef, shrimp and veggies in a mild soup and then dip into a hot-sauce to taste.
2F Daimyo Kotou Bldg., 1-13-12 Daimyo, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka
Lunch 11:30~15:00, Dinner 17:30~24:00
Thailand’s most famous dish characterized by its distinct hot and sour flavors is made with a blend of five herbs, straw mushrooms, shrimp. Served at your table under a flame – it will warm you from the inside out!
2F Bon Repas Yakuin, 1-12-7 Yakuin, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka
Lunch 11:30~14:30, Dinner 17:30~22:00
Closed: Dec. 31 ~ Jan. 2
Sala Rim Naam
When one curry is not enough to warm you – try three! Dip, or wrap the Chinese bread around fried chicken and then dip into either red, yellow, or green curry. A creative and tasty twist to Thai food.
2F Step Plaza Akasaka, 3-9-25 Akasaka, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka
Thai Food & Noodle Osha
A popular dish that can be enjoyed as meal for solo eaters, or shared in a group. Minced chicken, red & green peppers, onions, stir-fried in red chili and then served with a mound of Jasmine rice and topped with a fried egg. Yum!
1F Abe Bldg., 1-23-21 Ohashi, Minami-ku, Fukuoka
Lunch 11:30~14:00 (Sun. Hol. ~15:00) Dinner 18:00~24:00
Department of Export Promotion,
Ministry of Commerce, Royal Thai Government
8F Kogin Bldg., 1-13-2 Tenjin, Chuo-ku,