Eating on the Streets

IMG_5269From early in the day to late into the night hard working Thai’s set up shop on the streets often creating mini sidewalk restaurants. The average Thai worker will either stop by and pick something up to take home or if there is a seat available sit down and eat on a stool perch at the the edge of the sidewalk.  Kin Khao Reu Yang? Is Thai for: Have you eaten?IMG_5270IMG_5272IMG_5268IMG_5282 IMG_5281 IMG_5284 IMG_5280 IMG_5283

 

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I'm a self taught cook with a dedication to buying and eating food that is as humanely and sustainably raised as possible. Which is why in addition to recipes you will see a lot of environmental/political reporting here. I started cooking when I was about 6, it's something I always loved to do. Watching Graham Kerr - aka "The Galloping Gourmet" - was what got me started and I have never really looked back. Over the years I've been a private chef, a caterer, and a food stylist for magazines such as Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, Real Simple, Oprah, Martha Stewart's Everyday Food and many more. I've also worked in the prep kitchen for the Food Network on the Bobby Flay and Paula Deen shows. Now I work at home in my kitchen sharing with you here recipes that I create or that other people have created that inspire me and I think you will like. I love my neighborhood (the Lower East Side of Manhattan) and I love to travel. Because NYC is such a big place I tend to focus mostly on my 'hood and the ones that are close by: The East Village, Bowery, Chinatown and Williamsburg. My love of travel has no limits really, I'm always ready to get on a plane. I was lucky enough to have a business for many years that allowed me to spend a lot of time in South East Asia. These days I've been spending time in Mexico, Germany, Canada and the West Coast of the U.S., but check back you never know where I might end up. I do consulting, cooking classes, and freelance lifestyle writing so if you are interested please send me a note: urbanfoodguy@gmail.com
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2 Responses to Eating on the Streets

  1. You simply must visit us in Portland, Oregon. We have entire blocks downtown dedicated to food huts from all over the world. Plus, you know, beer.

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