In not-so-leafy Bangkok suburbia, La Mesa Coffee Co. is the latest arrival on a growing coffee scene in the up-and-coming Udomsuk neighbourhood.
One for the more adventurous foodie, this spicy northeastern salad is made with same herb and spice mix as namtok. But the twist is that it’s made with raw pork, giving the dish a red tinge as it oozes blood.
Where is the best place to eat papaya salad in Bangkok? It could well just be this no-name roadside stall on the outskirts of the Skytrain’s Sukhumvit line.