CHIANG MAI - Tasty Khao Soi

One of the most well-known Khao Soi shops in Chiang Mai, Thailand. This spot offers a tasty beef variation of the famous Northern Thai dish it is named after.

Video Transcript

When I’m in Chiang Mai or anywhere in northern Thailand I find myself craving the classic northern Thai dish, Khao Soi and I find myself looking for the best spot in every neighborhood. This is the most famous Khao Soi spot in the Nimman area of Chiang Mai. I normally get Khao Soi with chicken but here they have all kinds of different ones they have it with sausage, they have it with shrimp or seafood, they have it with a variety of porks. I’m gonna get the beef and Haelee’s getting it with the northern Thai sausage. It’s a little bit thinner in here than the kind of creamier versions that we often love but it still packs a really really good flavor, it’s a super cool location! they have indoor seating, they have outdoor seating it’s always packed so let’s go in and give it a try.

225 baht for both, we got a Khao Soy each and one water 225 baht great little place but here’s a tip for you. You’re going to want to come a little before the lunch rush or maybe a little after the lunch rush or dinner rush this place is popular Khao Soi Nimman come and check it out if you’re ever in this area and craving the northern Thai signature.

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Bangkok, Thailand has some of the most epic shopping anywhere on earth. Many of these massive mall complexes would put their counterparts in Europe or North America to shame. The Holy Grail of Bangkok shopping is IconSiam. This is a newly built architectural masterpiece located right on the east side of the Chao Praya river across from central Bangkok. It has anything and everything that you could think of. Whether you’re looking to purchase something from a luxury brand like Gucci, Chanel, Fendi, Rolex, etc. or simply want a basic Tee from Uniqlo, this place has it all. You can even buy a Ferrari right in the mall if you’re looking to spend some serious coin. There’s also an epic food court on the ground level of IconSiam which features all sorts of tasty Thai treats that you can get at street food prices. One thing that’s actually quite common across many Bangkok shopping centres is to have at least one or two food courts that act more like Thai markets than they do a typical eating area. The food in these areas are both tasty and cheap. The reason that these exist is because the developers or owners of these massive shopping complexes want to drive as much foot traffic as possible inside of their real estate. So, they give significant rent breaks to the vendors that would normally have to compete for space in an outdoor market. What ends up happening is that residents find a specific vendor or restaurant that they like, and make it a weekly routine to go and enjoy some food from that specific location, inside of whatever mall it exists in. The food courts inside of these malls actually become attractions on their own, resulting in more foot traffic inside of the mall.

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