Articles
Below is a collection of informative articles written on the subject of Thai cuisine and culinary culture by Austin-based food and travel writer and food blogger Mick Vann, a devoted fan of the dishes served at Sap's. The purpose of the articles is to expand the knowledge and understanding of Thai food, in the belief that an informed diner will better appreciate the high quality and delicious taste of the authentic dishes that are handmade at Sap's Fine Thai Cuisine.
 
   
The Thai Tabletop and Its Condiments
Depending on the dishes offered by a restaurant, there will be a specific selection of condiments available on the table. It's is a given that...
   
The Home Thai Kitchen
The kitchens in modern Thai homes are unique, in fact, most have two kitchens: one inside and one outside. When you are cooking highly aromatic...
   
How Thais Eat
The Thai diet is fresh, varied, and healthy, with a broad range of vegetables, meats, seafood (lots of seafood), and fruits consumed. Menus are harmonious, made up of ...
   
Dining Etiquette
When you sit down to order at Sap’s you’ll be given a place setting, ice water, and a menu. Your place setting conforms to the tenants of Thai dining...
   
Regional Styles of Thai Cuisine
Thailand is comprised of four main culinary regions, each with their own specialties, and each having slight deviations in flavor profile from that of the Central region, which is considered by most to be the ‘classic’ Thai culinary style...
   
An introduction to Thai cuisine
This series of articles is intended as a learning resource for customers of Austin’s fabulous Sap’s Fine Thai Cuisine restaurant, and readers of the website. Our theory is that the more the diner knows about traditional Thai cuisine...