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The History of Pad Thai

The History of Pad Thai

With its mix of stir-fried noodles, protein, peanuts, veggies, and zesty condiments, pad thai is one delicious dish. Mental Floss series Food History delves into the relatively short history of the popular dish. While it was touted as Thailand’s national dish, its ingredients and origins came from other countries.

The Sanctuary of Truth

The Sanctuary of Truth

The Sanctuary of Truth is a huge one of a kind structure that’s a unique monument to Thai craftsmanship, handcarved and constructed entirely from teak wood, to be completed in 2025.

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The Sriracha Cookbook

The Sriracha Cookbook
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This hot, spicy, slightly sweet Thai sauce is one of life’s great pleasures. Chef Randy Clemens offers up 50 recipes that take full advantage of the wondrous chili sauce that belongs in every kitchen.

Thai Tea: Matrix-Style

Thai Tea: Matrix-Style

Spotted in Bangkok’s Chatuchak Market, this guy really knows how to make a pot of tea. Not only are we perplexed by the fluid-dynamics, we’re convinced he’s on rollerskates. (Thanks, Ugo!)

Blu-ray/DVD: Ong Bak 2

Blu-ray/DVD: Ong Bak 2
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Ong Bak 3 won’t arrive stateside for awhile, but Ong Bak 2 is now out on DVD, Blu-ray, and as a two-disc Collector’s Edition; the latter includes behind the scenes and making of featurettes.

Movie Trailer: Ong Bak 3

Movie Trailer: Ong Bak 3

This Ong Bak 3 trailer is light on plot but is a heavy-hitter both in terms of action and a few fan-tusk-tic costars; Tony Jaa will be all fists, feet, and fury when he arrives in Thai theaters in April.

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