Curried noodle soup with chicken meat and spicy coconut milk is popular in Chiang Mai. Photo: Alamy

Where to find Chiang Mai’s best khao soi, famed curry noodle soup of northern Thailand

  • Khao soi is a delicious dish known for its curry broth and crunchy noodle topping. It was introduced to the country by Chinese-Muslim migrants
  • We sample four food stalls and restaurants serving the best versions of the curry noodles in Chiang Mai
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Curried noodle soup with chicken meat and spicy coconut milk is popular in Chiang Mai. Photo: Alamy
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Pad Thai served from a boat in Amphawa, Thailand, for breakfast. Photo: Alamy

History of pad Thai: how the stir-fried noodle dish was invented by the Thai government

  • Thai prime minister Plaek Phibunsongkhram was committed to establishing a national identity to unite the nation through culture in the 1930s
  • The campaign included changing the country’s name, commissioning a new national anthem, and creating a national dish – pad Thai
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Pad Thai served from a boat in Amphawa, Thailand, for breakfast. Photo: Alamy
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