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  • photoLos Angeles County is considered the 77th province of Thailand because of the high number of Thais living here (largest population of Thais outside of Thailand).
  • The meaning of Los Angeles and Bangkok is the same: The City of Angels.
  • Los Angeles Thai Town is currently the only established Thai Town in the United States and the world.
  • Thai Town has appeared on Anthony Bourdin’s “No Reservations” TV show.
  • The extremely popular Thai iced tea or “Cha Yen” is sometimes served without milk and is called “Cha Dam Yen.”
  • Be sure to have plenty of cash, as many Thai businesses do not accept credit cards.
  • Chopsticks are usually used only to eat noodles in soups, and using both a fork and spoon (at the same time) is customary when eating Thai food.