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Wat Thai - Songkran Festival - Perceptor's Report

Perceptor Apr 16, 2007 11:22 AM

This is the 2nd year that I went to Wat Thai during Songkran Festival.
We had a fantastic time. Tons of good food and lot of people there.

Enjoy my photo coverage:
http://www.kodakgallery.com/I.jsp?c=9...

- Perceptor

  1. CarlieInLA Apr 16, 2007 04:19 PM

    Looks great! Thanks for posting. Question, would you say there were a lot more food options than normal weekends? We have gone before and I wondered if it was worth fighting the crowds to get something especial as apposed to going on a none Festival weekend. Pics look great though :-)

    1. Dommy Apr 16, 2007 01:00 PM

      Beautiful as always! This year seemed much better than the last! I can't wait to take P. for his first time! :)

      --Dommy!

      1. WildSwede Apr 16, 2007 12:09 PM

        Wonderful as always, Perceptor. Thanks! Are the stalls from actual restaurants? Also, did you have the curry puffs and are they good? Thanks again!

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        1. re: WildSwede
          Perceptor Apr 16, 2007 01:20 PM

          i might be wrong but i dont think they are from actual restaurants... no curry puffs for me this time

          1. re: WildSwede
            monku Apr 16, 2007 06:05 PM

            The aren't from actual restaurants. Some of the stall operators rotate every weekend. The papaya salad lady Kunya had a stall there yesterday called Kunya Foods. Weekend of the Songkran Festival in Hollywood she had a booth there and one at Wat Thai.

            Proud to say I'm the photographer of those food photo's on her booth's. (2nd, 3rd & 4th photo's the OP displayed...they're the same photo's for the same two booths).

            I had a curry puff yesterday and surprised it looked like an empanada, it was just ok.
            Talk about busy...we got there at 10am and had to park 4 blocks away and it was packed. Interesting to watch to offerings at the tables people made to the monks.

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