anthony bourdain chiang mai
anthony bourdain chiang mai

Anthony Bourdain Chiang Mai : All Of The Restaurants Picked On A Cook’s Tour

When Anthony Bourdain visited Chiang Mai on his show A Cook’s Tour, he and his crew picked many restaurants. Here are all the addresses and the dishes showcased in a convenient list.

This is A Cook’s Tour, season 2, episode 11. It first aired on May 30, 2003.

DISH – “Northern Thai Food”

WHAT IS IT?

First: A plain rice with Nam Prik, pulverized fried chilis, shrimp paste, tomato and a sticky rice. Second: Fried mackerel and a spicy salad.

“I like it here.” -Anthony Bourdain

WHERE IS IT?

Aroon Rai
45 Kotchasarn Rd, Tambon Chang Moi, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand

DISH – “Street Food”

WHAT IS IT?

First: Anthony doesn’t know if it is banana or plantain but he described it as sweet and perfect desert.

Second: Olives and fish inside leaf packets.

Third: Banana-egg crepe with condensed milk and sugar on top.

“Nothing like an independently-owned and operated fast food outlet.” -Anthony Bourdain

WHERE IS IT?

Chiang Mai, Thailand

NOTES

Though we didn’t know exactly where Anthony Bourdain ate, there are still many food stands that offers these kinds of foods around Chiang Mai.

DISH – “Chiang Mai Breakfast Dishes”

WHAT IS IT?

First: A bowl of Jok. Anthony described this dish as it is like egg drop soup with little pork meatballs, coconut, ginger and scallion.

Second: For dessert, he had a coconut cream that’s been gelatinized.

WHERE IS IT?

Jok Sompet
59 3 Sri Poom Rd, Si Phum Sub-district, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand

DISH – Papaya Salad

WHAT IS IT?

Papaya Salad, it is made up of peanuts, chilis, julienned green papaya, and dried shrimp.

“It’s delicious. I mean, it is really, really good. I can see why my friend flipped over this.” -Anthony Bourdain.

WHERE IS IT?

Huen Phen
เชืยงใหม่, 112 Phra Sing, Mueang Chiang Mai District, 50200, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand

DISH – “Chiang Mai Noodle Dish”

WHAT IS IT?

First: Fish noodles with wonton can be paired with hot chutney, fish sauce or pepper.

Second: Glass noodle soup with wonton, fishballs, sausage and chili sauce.

“The sound of quality. C’mon, slurpin’ noodles late at night with a bunch of my fellow workers, I found it, I’ve hit the main vein, it’s right here. It doesn’t get any better than this.” -Anthony Bourdain

WHERE IS IT?

Rot Nueng Restaurant
46/5-6 เจริญประเทศ Charoen Prathet Rd, Chang Khlan Sub-district, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand

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