Pioneers: Raan Jay Fai – Bangkok’s street-food queen

Written by Lucy May
Film by Anders Husa
29th April 2019

In a past life, she was a slum baby, a seamstress, an industrial fire survivor. But in this life, she is Jay Fai, a 70 something-year-old Michelin star winner and reigning queen of Bangkok’s street food scene. She makes rich, satisfying, decadent grub that people travel far and wide for. This piece of videography from Anders Husa provides a sensory portrait of the lady in action – find her at the northern end of Mahn Chai Road.





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