Thai restaurants making food available to everyone

The pandemic has struck the economy hard, and people even worse. This is especially true for those who were already barely scraping by financially. 

In the midst of it, there are some restaurant owners who wanted to make meals – and faith in humanity – available for all.

 ฿20 boxed meals with a free mask

Translation: ฿20 for every menu, extra fried egg for ฿5
Image credit: Lek Norecord

A Facebook user, Lek Norecord, shared the generosity a Thai couple, who own a food stall in The Rich Khlong 3 Market.

Image credit: Kapook

While masks are in high demand and even being sold at a markup, the couple is giving them out for free with all boxed meals.

Netizens also showed their support for the couple. 


Translation: I’m a regular customer, (the food is) very cheap and delicious as well!


Translation: I’ve bought 2 boxed meals and they gave me an extra box for free, it’s almost like a ฿10 discount for me.

Indian fine-dining restaurant feeds the homeless and poor

DK-GenerouseateriesHaoma Owner & Chef, Deepankar Kholsa
Image credit: @haomabkk

Chef Deppankar “DK” Kholsa, owner of fine-dining establishment, Haoma, chef and his green team started #nononehungry in November. The campaign asked for donations to support the restaurant’s “Temple-kitchen”, which provided around 100,000 meals. Khaosod English reported that they gave out Thai biryani rice with chicken – a dish from their fine dining menu. 

chefdk'steam-generouseateriesChef Kholsa turned his restaurant into a “Temple Kitchen” and gives free meals to the poor and homeless
Image credit: Haoma

The neo-Indian and fine-dining restaurant, Haoma, is renowned for their sustainable approach- the restaurant grows herbs and vegetables in their own garden.

“We at HAŌMA pledge to care, feed and nurture till the time we don’t see the change coming in everyone around us.”, as they shared that caption on their Facebook.

Support these F&B businesses

The pandemic has been hard on everyone, and these businesses deserve a huge round of applause and support from the community. 

If you happen to be hungry and around those areas, they’d appreciate your help and support. 

Featured images adapted from: Haoma, @haomabkk, Kapook

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