As a foodie traveler, you always look forward to visiting regions where you can taste authentic local fare. It's always a treat understanding the culture of a place through its food and dining destinations, like pintxos from the different bars in San Sebastian, sashimi at Tsukiji Market in Tokyo, or ...
... a 100-year old Pad Thai recipe in Tha Yang district, Petchaburi province in Thailand. Watch: BEST PAD THAI in Tha Yang, Thailand! in 360
Here's my experience eating authentic Pad Thai at Tha Yang...
About Pad Thai
Tourism Authority of Thailand released a video about the origins of this beloved Pad Thai dish. Watch: Discover Amazing Stories : PADTHAI 2Mins
Like any typical Thai store, they sell ingredients, sauces, and different delicacies you can take home.
Eating literally on the streets completed the authentic pad Thai experience.
I like the balance of sweetness and sourness. You can also add chili to spice it up. The noodles are chewy but strong and do not clump together.
For dessert, grab a glass of this chendol rice noodle dessert soaked in coconut milk and palm sugar from the chiller to end the meal. This is my new Thai dessert favorite! :)
Live an Awesome Life,
Disclosure: Our meal was courtesy of the Tourism Authority of Thailand. I wrote this article with my biases, opinions, and insights.
P.S. Make sure to explore the neighboring stores for more authentic Thai treats.
Across the road is a home store of Thai desserts.