Have you sat in teak-filled Thai restaurant sipping delicious rice tea? Welcome to week 214 (02/12/2015) of Travel Photo Thursday. I’ve been coming to Chiang Mai for a long time, and I consider it my second home. The city is my go-to place when I’m not teaching in Korea, or playing tourist in another country. I always love to find new things in the city, and that’s what I did this week with my discovery of sticky rice tea (who would have thought!).
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I was in the mood for a new restaurant this week, and Google led me to this tiny gem. I found Farm Story in a Thai teak house on a narrow lane in the old city. They boast a menu of organic food and drink. The quirky little sign at the entrance left no doubt that I was in the right place.
The restaurant sits only about ten people. The couple in the photo are the owners with the curtained kitchen behind them. I love all of the gorgeous teak wood.
My table was in the room to the left of the main seating area, in front of the coffee/tea/drink bar.
I had read a bit about the food before I arrived, and was intrigued that it was an organic menu. That and the teak house sealed my decision to have lunch here. The first thing that caught my eye was the ORGANIC STICKY RICE TEA. Rice tea was totally new to me, and an immediate must try. The owner brought it to the table in this wine carafe, along with the lovely teacup. I was instructed to let the tea steep for 3-5 minutes. That wasn’t easy!
Isn’t the vibrant color fabulous? The texture is smooth and silky with a very subtle flavor; hmm. Rice tea is one of those teas that I could drink again and again.
The rice is packaged and available for purchase, and the owners provide written instructions so that you can make the tea at home. If I have room in my suitcase, I will add this to my bag.
Just in case you are wondering what I had for lunch, and the Thai omelet was as tasty as the rice tea.
Easy to find in the old city:
7 Ratchadamnoen Soi 5
Open daily 8am-4pm
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