What is Thai Street Food?
Thai street food is a ready-to-go both beverages and foods that sell on streets, public parks, or food trucks. Mostly, street food is cheaper than restaurants because the cost is not as much as a restaurant. When people mention Thailand, Thai street food has always been the first thing in their mind, according to CNN, Bangkok street food in Thailand is the best city in the world, from quick snacks to a meal but why is that?
In Bangkok, you can find street food anywhere and anytime. No matter when you are hungry, you will always be able to find food to satisfy 24/7. One thing that makes food in Thailand more famous and better than other cities in the world is the variety of food. Not only snacks but you can also find dessert, savory, beverage, anything you want on-street here.
Thailand Street Food Guide and Menu
Thinking about what to eat in Thailand, a big list of mouth-watering and cheap dishes from local recommendations to the world’s suggestions like Michelin star guide comes up in your mind to decide. Food is the best way to get in touch with local cultures, so here is some well-known guide and some sneak peek menu on the street.
Sometimes following the guide can save you a lot of time, Michelin Star Guide provides you the top pick street food that actually worth trying and will give you the best experience ever.
Jay Fai (One Michelin Star)
Jay Fai is almost always in the first answer when you ask local people about food. You may see her on Netflix Street food shows and many websites for food recommendations in Thailand. Over 35 years of experience with food, Jay Fai still cooks every dish herself for all customers. Her restaurant has been qualified for Michelin Inspector’s 5 Restaurant Rating Criteria,
- Quality of products
- Mastery of flavour and cooking techniques
- The personality of the chef represented in the dining experience
- Harmony of flavours
- Consistency between inspectors’ visits
The most famous dish that everyone orders here is crab omelets, with her cooking techniques to offer the crispiness outside and softness inside, it makes these omelets very delicious and memorable for everyone; moreover, her other signatures are well-known for the customer too, such as, drunken noodles (stir-fried noodles with seafood) and stir-fried seafood with yellow curry.
Address: 327 Maha Chai Rd, Khwaeng Samran Rat, Phra Nakhon district, Bangkok 10200
Tel: 092 724 9633
This place serves hot and spicy Tom Yum with long queues out of the door. This place is always crowded and more than Tom Yum, they also have other signature: spicy salmon salad, stir-fried clams with roasted chili paste, and instant noodle spicy soup with seafood. From kindness, good service, and reasonable price, it brings people around the world who are willing to wait in a long line, to try and satisfy all foods here.
Address: Banthat Thong Road, 113 Charat Muang Road, Pathumwan, 10330
Tel: 064 118 5888
These two places are just the recommendation from Michelin Star Guide, you can also find out more from here
“Whatever you want, you can find it here” – This could be the sentence that people would say about street food in Thailand. You will be able to find any kind of snacks for any type of food, pizza, noodle, Pad Thai, Pad Gra Prow, mango sticky rice, cakes, cookies, bubble tea, Korean fried chicken, sushi, ramen, and… many more.
Thailand Street Food Market
If you come to travel in Thailand, you can find the place for the street in every city (not lying) but to be more specific, every city has a night market that you can ask from the local people. In this article, I will talk about Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand that has many locations for you guys to explore.
Locations of Street Food in Bangkok
Exploring the market is one of the must things to do when you come to Thailand. Thailand is seemingly always hosting a street food festival every year; moreover, there are so many locations that are well-known for food and these 10 places to visit for street food in Bangkok will lead you to heaven.