Thai Cooking Class at 137 Pillars House Chiang Mai People today seek uncommon experiences when they travel, and what better way to explore a foreign culture by learning their food. Thai cuisine has become...
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“My family, when they moved here from Thailand in the sixties, moved into Silver Lake. In the sixties,” he reiterates. “So we’ve been around a little longer than hipsters have.” Upon arriving, his family opened the first Thai grocery store in America in 1972.
For weeks, I’ve watched Duangporn Songvisava (best known as Bo) yell orders in the kitchen or tend to her restaurant guests during dinner service. I walked into Bo.lan in Bangkok last month to interview for an internship, but what I thought would be a formal Q&A session became an enlightening conversation about the present and future of Thai food.