Up until 25 years ago in the Kingdom where people's main diet consisted of rice and noodles, the sizzling Western-style barbecued meat and chargrilled steak were only an outlandish dining preference among a niche group. They went to one of the city's very few steakhouses to enjoy such a hefty feast and the meals were often regarded "special".
Chargrilled honey barbecue pork spare ribs with French fries and coleslaw.
Over the following decades, however, barbecue fare has become common among Thai families. More and more people seem to partake in steak on every occasion, whether it be a celebration, a get-together or even when we crave "comfort food". This is to thank to the US restaurant chain, Sizzler, which in 1992 brought affordable barbecue meals to the close reach of meat lovers across the country.
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