The Thai government is poking into what you eat -- not to report you for ordering too much pad Thai and not enough khao kluk kapi but to suggest places where you'll get a decent version of each.
Barbara Hansen Chan Dara's Thai lollipop (rack of lamb)
In the Thai Select program, authorized inspectors examine restaurants in an effort to upgrade Thai food overseas. Choose a Thai Select restaurant and it's likely you'll eat in an attractive, hospitable place with authentically prepared food.
This year's Western region certifications were announced Friday, Nov. 1, by Niwattamrong Boonsongpaisal, Thailand's minister of commerce and deputy prime minister.More »