7 Eleven, Bangkok
Favorite thing: thailand is a major tourist oriented country, and being such, it has a wide variety of local and foreign snack foods, as the international snack brands like nabisco, frito lay, M & M's and more have local subsidiaries here that produces assorted kinds of snack foods, but for a more local flavor, thry to buy the local thai snack foods, which are a combination of thai and chinese delicacies like pork floss, rice crackers with assorted flavors and add ons, thai chicharrones, black sesame bar, assorted pop pork products and a lot more. these snack foods are available everywhere, even at 7-11 convenience stores or Family Mart and Big C supermarkets and more, and costing from 40 to 120 baht, depending on the kind of food used and the packaging.
7-Eleven is part of an international chain of convenience stores.
7-Eleven, primarily operating as a franchise, is the world's largest operator, franchiser and licencor of convenience stores, with more than 46,000 outlets, surpassing the previous record-holder McDonald's Corporation in 2007 by approximately 1,000 retail stores. 7-Eleven branded stores, under parent company Seven & I Holdings Co., are located in 16 countries, with its largest markets being Japan, the United States, Canada, the Philippines, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, and Thailand.
7 Eleven stores are spread all over the city, makes an ideal place of buying your daily needs. They sell almost everything of your daily need depending the size of the stores right from pen and pencil to ready made foods. They also have a counter in Bangkok airport. They sell ready cooked food there, besides hot dog, hamburgers, pastry, cold drinks,drinking water and milks. We had our breakfast here in this shop located in from of our hotel at Bangkok.
The food items are to be selected by you, they will heat up the food in the micro oven there itself!
again, if you are not the adventurous type and is afraid to eat the wonderful local and assorted thai snacks and street foods around bangkok due to the fear of the food being spicy, then don't despair as you can have your favorite snack and junk foods like potato chips or nachos or corn chips and more as the international brands have a prescence in bangkok like frito lay, planters and more. they are available everywhere, at supermarkets, convenience stores and even at local stores and prices vary, depending on the snack but the average price is 15 baht for a small pack and up to 30 baht for a big pack.
Fondest memory: this is your alternative to eating snack foods if you don't have the stomach to try the wonderful thai snacks
Like in any country in the world, thailand has many kinds of fruit juices and even the famous international brands like tropicana and Lipton, nestea and more have a prescence in thailand and if you are not into thai iced tea or don't want to try the local refreshments and local thai cold drinks, then you can buy these interntional brand juice that are available at the local convenience stores around bangkok and thailand.
Fondest memory: you can buy almost any kind of bottled fruit juice, powedered fruit juice and more at the convenience stores in bangkok if you are not th adventorous type who will taste local refreshing drinks.
Favorite thing: You can probably find the candy at one of the 7-11's on most street corners in Bangkok. I am sure that they have it at Foodland and the best place to find it is probably at the Westin Hotel, the grocery store is located in the basement. Just look for the sign, actually it may be the basement of Robinson's Dept Store but use the Westin on Sukhumvit Rd as a locator. As far as the price, minimal, maybe 50-60 Baht. There is also a Foodland located in the alley of soi 5?. There is also a Villa market in the basement of the Millenium Bldg on Luangsuan.
Favorite thing: Bangkok is all time hot & humid, even at night. Walking in about 5 minutes always make me sweat and feel thirsty. But the lovely part of Bangkok is there are many 7-11 in the city. You can normally spot one within five minutes walking distance. There were three outside the hotel I stayed, and I visit it more than frequent. Unlike in my country where the goods sold in 7-11 always more expensive than other, the 7-11 in Bangkok offers a very competitive price. I bought a lot of drinks & snacks food/
You can see 7-11 everywhere, I think that's why sendom local people take the water in the street.
We see two chain store, one is in the photo, the other is called Family Mart, in bangkok, 7-11 is more than Family Mart.
Favorite thing: It seems that anymore you'll never be very far from a 7-11. I'm not sure what year they were introduced to Thailand but they are there in full force! They are a decent place to pick up soft drinks , water or if you're feeling like eating a candy bar they are available too! As I've been travelling the last 3 trips to Bangkok with my son...everytime we pass a 7-11 he thinks he needs an ice cream cup!! I'm usually thirsty and they have very cold bottled water!