Places I am Eating


My criteria is simple: good food, good service, and a good value. I only write about the places and dishes that impress me and I’d recommend to you. Often I’m lucky and they have a good story, too. If you’re looking for hidden foodie gems you’ve come to the right place!

Places I am Eating


My criteria is simple: good food, good service, and a good value. I only write about the places and dishes that impress me and I’d recommend to you. Often I’m lucky and they have a good story, too. If you’re looking for hidden foodie gems you’ve come to the right place!

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Ross Kitchen – a Retro Restaurant with Modern Cuisine

When I think of delicious and inventive Thai food in Bangkok, hotel restaurants don't normally spring to my mind. It's been my experience these restaurants usually dumb down the Thai flavors to cater to the Western tongue. The menus also lack creativity and are...

Doi Ka Noi – Incredible Laotian Cuisine in Vientiane!

I recently had the opportunity to travel to Vientiane, Laos. Looking for recommendations for places to eat, my good friend Roy from Thaizer strongly encouraged me to visit  Doi Ka Noi (official Facebook page).  He claimed it was the best Laotian food in Vientiane....

KIN by Eats Payao – A New Chapter in a Khao Soi Story

Eats Payao has always held a special place in my heart (and stomach) because it was their first restaurant on Nanglinchee Road where the Chow Traveller blog began and because they still serve up one of "The Best Khao Soi Noodles in Bangkok". For over 5 years, the...

Places I am Travelling


I love to travel. I also love being informed when I do. If you are like me then you will enjoy my travel narratives that also highlight the best places to see, eat, and drink. These articles are packed with information and are very handy for the DIY traveler who wants to have a “local experience”.

Places I am Travelling


I love to travel. I also love being informed when I do. If you are like me then you will enjoy my travel narratives that also highlight the best places to see, eat, and drink. These articles are packed with information and are very handy for the DIY traveler who wants to have a “local experience”.

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Phuket – Some Unexpected Adventures in Food and Fun

If you know about me, you know I previously served in the US Air Force for 24 years. What you may not know is that while I was posted in Bangkok I used to support the US Navy ship visits when they'd pull into port at Phuket. Honestly I didn't have a whole lot of...

Koh Phayam – An Amazing Thailand Island Getaway!

As I live in Bangkok, one of my favorite ways to get away from the hustle and bustle of the Big Mango is to get some beach time. Koh Samed is an easy and inexpensive 3 hour bus ride, and Koh Chang is just a couple of hours further. However, during the peak tourist...

Dushanbe, Tajikistan – Things To See and Places To Eat!

I would imagine that it's rare to find Dushanbe, Tajikistan on most folks bucket list of travel destinations. However, if you've  ever wanted to travel the famous Silk Road route or explore the unspoiled beauty of the Pamir Mountain Range then you may just find...

Things I am doing


Sometimes when I’m traveling I experience an amazing tour or cooking class. I want to share it and it warrants its own article. If you’re looking for an activity to serve as the cherry on top of an amazing vacation then this is for you. I share only the experiences I’d recommend, and you may even find some discounts!

Things I am Doing


Sometimes when I’m traveling I experience an amazing tour or cooking class. I want to share it and it warrants its own article. If you’re looking for an activity to serve as the cherry on top of an amazing vacation then this is for you. I share only the experiences I’d recommend, and you may even find some discounts!

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Learning at Issaya Cooking Studio: Day 2

I had another amazing day learning to cook Thai food at the Issaya Cooking Studio. (Check out my first day!) This time I was the only student so I had a private lesson with Nat (the instructor). There are definite benefits to living in Thailand because during the...

Learning at Issaya Cooking Studio: Day 1

Learning to Cook at Issaya Cooking Studio: Day 1 I had such an amazing time today learning to cook Thai food at the Issaya Cooking Studio at Central Embassy! I first made a spicy green papaya salad (Somtam) with salted egg--why am I not making this everyday? I often...

Learning at Tamarind Cooking School (Luang Prabang, Laos)

During a recent trip to Luang Prabang, Laos (a full article on that adventure here), I had an opportunity to learn how to create a few typical Lao dishes through the Tamarind Cooking School (official webpage). Note: Tamarind is actually a restaurant that also happens...

About Me


Hi there! My name is Paul Moore and I’ve been fortunate to have opportunities to live all over the world, Japan, the United Kingdom, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Liberia, Niger, and of course Thailand.

While living in these locations I’ve grown accustomed to traveling and enjoying new food. Now these two pursuits are what I do!