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The bowels of Old Bangkok...


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Ratchadamnoen is the city's first boxing arena, finished in 1945.


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Lemongrass-stuffed fish and grilled chicken stacked in Likhit's kitchen.

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Our table, full of delicious dishes.

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The owner of Likhit Gai Yang, Mr. Learchai Puntulasun, holds up a marinated chicken ready for the grill.

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It is permeated with smoke, the skin is salty, sweet and charred, and the two types of pepper play off one another--first the black's burn, then the white pepper's patient heat.


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His final product is magnificent--the best I've tried here.


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A bookie holds up that night's program of fighters.


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Cartoon renditions of all nine of Bangkok's Kings look down on this crusty dining room with approving smiles.


Jarrett Wrisley experiences Thailand's two obsessions when he visits the restaurant where


Chicken Meets Boxing .

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