This 70-Year-Old Street Food Cook From Thailand Surely Deserved Her Michelin Star

This is Jan Fai, one of only two Michelin star recipients that sell street food in Thailand

This 70-Year-Old Street Food Cook From Thailand Surely Deserved Her Michelin Star

She is a fierce 70-something cook, and she serves only 7 tables at a time

This 70-Year-Old Street Food Cook From Thailand Surely Deserved Her Michelin Star

Only two tables are allowed to be reserved – we wrote our name down at 12, went to a nearby coffee and were seated at 2.30 when the restaurant was opened

This 70-Year-Old Street Food Cook From Thailand Surely Deserved Her Michelin Star

Her kitchen. She cooks on these super hot charcoal burners

This 70-Year-Old Street Food Cook From Thailand Surely Deserved Her Michelin Star

She is the only one who cooks the food. She has assistants passing her things and preparing ingedients, but the final dish is prepared solely by her

This 70-Year-Old Street Food Cook From Thailand Surely Deserved Her Michelin Star

The restaurant before it opens

This 70-Year-Old Street Food Cook From Thailand Surely Deserved Her Michelin Star

The staff was super friendly. No attitude detected. Even ran after me when I forgot my “doggy bag”

This 70-Year-Old Street Food Cook From Thailand Surely Deserved Her Michelin Star

Preparing a tester dish before the restaurant opens. She wears the goggles to protect her eyes from the oil and smoke

This 70-Year-Old Street Food Cook From Thailand Surely Deserved Her Michelin Star

The menu

This 70-Year-Old Street Food Cook From Thailand Surely Deserved Her Michelin Star
This 70-Year-Old Street Food Cook From Thailand Surely Deserved Her Michelin Star

Lots of people stop to take her picture. She carries on cooking regardless

This 70-Year-Old Street Food Cook From Thailand Surely Deserved Her Michelin Star

Crab omelette. The dish that made her famous. It is amazing

This 70-Year-Old Street Food Cook From Thailand Surely Deserved Her Michelin Star

The inside of the omelette. Stuffed with crab and deliciousness

This 70-Year-Old Street Food Cook From Thailand Surely Deserved Her Michelin Star

Drunken noodles. Super spicy and amazing

This 70-Year-Old Street Food Cook From Thailand Surely Deserved Her Michelin Star

These noodles are not spicy, for the kiddies

This 70-Year-Old Street Food Cook From Thailand Surely Deserved Her Michelin Star

The bills. Equals to about 70 USD. This is expensive for street food. But always worth it, and the cheapest (only) Michelin star quality meal I’ll probably ever have

This 70-Year-Old Street Food Cook From Thailand Surely Deserved Her Michelin Star