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Recommended | Conjure new flavors with local cooks

By Perrin Anne and I kicked off our Thailand meal sampling with green curry, which we bought on the sidewalk for 30 baht (less than a dollar). Following ten minutes of belly rubbing, eye rolling, gum smacking, lip licking, and … Continue reading

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Lanterns, Fire and Boats, Chiang Mai!

Holidays Without Regulations on Handheld Explosives By Perrin Chiang Mai has two claims to fame. First, it is the capital of Thailand’s northern province. Like Boston, it lacks pedestrian-plowing taxis, emphysema-inducing smog, fashion-forward lady-boys, and the repute of the larger … Continue reading

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Chiang Mai Surprise

By Perrin “Eh…” I sputtered. We were sipping cokes in center city. We had been haggling for nuts with a vendor, but I froze when I noticed something behind Anne. Before I could say “Elephant,” Anne and Dumbo stood face-to-face. … Continue reading

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Dog of the Day: He’s funky, but his food is fresh

By Perrin Our stomachs forbid us to return to another cheap food cart. We’d recently gulped down a few shakes from the “Milk Fresh Fresh Milk” stand, which, it turns out, uses unpasteurized milk. We now know what it’s like … Continue reading

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