Thaiphoon’s menu is full of traditional menu items from Thailand, a beautiful country in South East Asia.  Read some fun facts about this awesome place!

  • Thailand was known as Siam until 1939
  • In Thailand, it is illegal to leave your house without underwear on.
  • Thailand is the world’s largest exporter of rice
  • Around 90% of Thai people are Buddhist
  • The world “Thailand” means “land of the free”
  • Muay Thai boxing Thailand’s international sport, is known as “the art of eight limbs”
  • It is illegal to drive shirtless in Thailand
  • It is the world’s most visited city, according to the Global Destinations Cities Index, ahead of London. It will welcome 16 million international arrivals this year.
  • The full spelling of Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is Krung Thep Maha Nakho, but its full ceremonial name is Krungthepmahanakhon Amonrattanakosin Mahintharayutthaya Mahadilokphop Noppharatratchathaniburirom Udomratchaniwetmahasathan Amonphimanawatansathit Sakkathattiyawitsanukamprasit
  • Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country that was never colonized by an European country.
  • In 1996, two rare “diamond-eyed cats,” Phet and Ploy, were married in a lavish $16,241 Thai wedding, the most expensive pet wedding in the world.

 

Now that you know a little more about the country that our food comes from, you can enjoy our food with that much more knowledge about Thailand!