Chiang Mai / 29th - 31st October 2016
Day 3 (in chronological order)
Conclusion: Reflections on trip to Chiang Mai
Dinner @ Fatimah Burger House (Chiang Mai, Thailand)
Fatimah Burger House is one of the many halal food shops along Halal Street (Charoen Prathet 1 Alley). It primarily offers Western fast food. I didn’t get to taste their burgers but based on reviews on Tripadvisor, the burgers probably taste amazing.
Fatimah Burger House wasn’t my first choice for dinner because I didn’t want to eat burgers in Chiang Mai. But I had to eat at this place because the other restaurants, at 8pm, had not much food available for sale.
Fatimah Burger House is one of the many halal food shops along Halal Street (Charoen Prathet 1 Alley)
This is the location of the Halal Street on Google Maps.
The shop primarily offers Western fast food.
This is how the shop looks like inside. On the walls, there are burger images…
…a computer terminal…
…ayats and maps…
…and they sell books too.
They love and respect their King.
This is the dining area. Those three guys were waiting for their burgers and fish & chips.
This was my meal, “Fried Chicken on Rice”.
This is how my “Chicken on Rice” looked up-close.
Do not ask me why I ordered this. In fact, I didn’t order this. I guess the error was due to miscommunication. I had ordered “Fried Chicken Rice” (not listed in the menu), but the server (probably he is the owner) served me “Fried Chicken on Rice” (listed in the menu). I guess it was mainly my fault, not his.
I didn’t want to trouble him so I just ate the meal. The cooked rice tasted like how cooked rice tastes like. The chicken, I believe, was a (processed) fried chicken fillet. I didn’t think it was made from scratch. But it tasted delicious like how processed foods usually taste like.
In hindsight, I should have just ordered their “specials” which was obviously their burgers. The three guys sitting in front of me ordered burgers and fish and chips for themselves. From far, I saw, despondently, how amazing and appetizing their food looked compared to mine. I wouldn’t be lying to you if I say that their food appeared exactly like the ones you see on TV shows featuring fast food from famous All-American diners. The burgers and fish & chips, from far, looked tantalizing. Probably would have tasted equally amazing too.
There are nine 5 stars Tripadvisor reviews from patrons of Fatimah Burger house to prove that I might be right after all.
Oh well. Sigh.