Wandering down the main street looking for something to eat we spot the little noodle cart. The little noodle cart we had tried to go to a few days prior early afternoon but he'd just arrived, and very kindly told us that it would take nearly 1 hour for his enormous pot of soup to boil before we could enjoy any noodles. It's now early evening, his soup must be hot.
We order 2 ba me muu daeng - yellow noodles with red pork. The noodle were coated with the oil from fried garlic, there was a generous amount of greens and then the paper thin slices of delicious red pork. There's a bowl of soup served to the side with corriander and daikon floating around a nice kick of white pepper.
Our tummies are happy but not quite fulfilled. Across the road we'd witnessed streams of locals pulling up on their scooters beside another cart, picking up bags of take-away. We go to investigate. It's one lady on the woks pumping out oodles of pad Thai.
There's a few little stools along the footpath and we're lucky enough to score ourselves a seat.
The noodles arrive, a mountain of this rice noodles wok fried to a deep golden caramel with loads of tamarind, chilli, peanuts, tofu, egg, garlic chives, dried shrimp and plump fresh ones. A little plate sits to the side with bean sprouts, lime and more garlic chives.
As we're sitting enjoying our noodles another scooter pulls up selling something that will be a first for us ... (Post to follow)
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