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    Different stalls: Street of Soi 38 was one of the best thai food!!

    by Jimbo222 Written Sep 12, 2014

    There's a stall/restaurant which grill seafood. We had the grilled fish (seabass). It included the salted grilled fish and salad. Price was just 350 baht and it was really good!!
    There's another stall which is popular for the green papaya salad. For us it was the best som tum we had in Thailand. It had the perfect balance of salty, sour, spicy taste. It was only 50 baht!
    Beside that was a stall selling Satay. For 10sticks it only cost 50baht! Really cheap compared to how much satay costs in Singapore or Malaysia. Also really good.
    There was a restaurant (in thai) which had many dishes and outside of the restaurant they sell and make fried dough. The thai food there was also really good!
    This was our favorite place in Thai food.

    Favorite Dish: Som tum! Best we had among 4-5 other restaurants/locations we had it
    Satay was nice and really cheap!
    Fresh seafood was also good and it was cheap!

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    Amazing street food!!

    by Treshi Written Aug 14, 2014

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    One of the specialties in Bangkok is the amazingly wonderful street food..I just enjoy them every time I go there. But should ensure that the food is consumed from places where the locals eat and also a bit crowded to make sure that the food is fresh and fast moving... So many varieties to chose from and they taste really good...

    Favorite Dish: Almost all the food that the street vendors sell are really good. I love the meat noodle soup ...

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    Huatake night market: More delicious street food!!

    by pfsmalo Written Mar 31, 2014

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    Instead of eating at the hotel we went for a walk around the night market close by. After spending an hour we came across the food stalls. Bought some lovely caremelised pork, rice and a few bits and bobs like fresh pineapple that we asked to be cut up into eatable pieces. Down at one end of the market there are a few tables and benches under cover where we could sit and eat. Spent about 7€ for the 4 of us (without the beer).

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    Lek and Rut.: Delicious Prawns.

    by pfsmalo Written Mar 29, 2014

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    Read about this place on a hotel tip somewhere. Just on the first corner of Yaowaraj road if you come from the Shanghai Mansion to the right. A sit-down and eat place with beer. Not too much room so had to use elbows a bit to get in on a stool. Served up some lovely smelling sea-food next to us so we ordered the delicious large prawns along with a bowl of rice each. Came to a bit more than I expected for street food, but I'm not complaining as they really delicious.

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    Thai Barbecues and Grilled Street Foods: Thai Barbecues and Grilled Street Foods

    by machomikemd Written Nov 1, 2013

    besides importing the popular satay of indonesia, which you can see at street food stalls all around bangkok, there are also a wide variety of thai grilled and barbecue streetfood available around Bangkok and the various fragrant and savory aromas wafting in the air will entice you to try them as thailand is known as one of the top ten street food cities in the world, according to CNN Go.

    there are various grilled and barbecued pork meats and some have a sweetish tinge and others are spicy, they also have squids, fish, the thai version of the Spanish Pork Sausage (also known as longganisa in the philippines), but their version has rice inside the sausage. they also have assorted squid balls, hotdogs, dumplings, fish cakes and more.

    Favorite Dish: one grilled thai sausage will cost 10 baht per piece, a piece of the sweet and the spicy thai pork barbecue will cost 10 baht per stick, thai style satays with peanut sauce also at 10 baht. a stick of grilled spicy squid is 12 baht per stick.

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    Street Food, Bangkok, Thailand

    by TrendsetterME Written Jun 17, 2013

    Great taste on each and every corner of the city, the street vendors ... :)

    Fruits, chicken, cold and hot drinks, meat, sausages, eggs, noodles and many more sorts of food available for you day and night on 24 / 7 basis.

    You can just stop and eat anything. If you cruise through Bangkok at night in a kind of gentle astonishment.

    In a city of 100,000 restaurants (maybe twice that if you include street food) you have an amazing and endless choice to dine in a nice way. Enjoy ... :)

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  • Thai Streets: Don't miss the street

    by knightalexandar Written Jun 16, 2013

    All right there is not a lot I would say but the fact that you should go for street food. I for one am a fan of junk food across the globe and thai street food is no doubt one the best I have had in my days.

    Favorite Dish: Thai Noodles

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    Spicy Thai Noodle Soup: Bangkok Street Foods

    by machomikemd Updated Oct 10, 2012

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    Noodle soup, chicken with yellow rice and fried garlic (Khao Mok Gai), very spicy and it costs 45 Baht a big bowl of this soup! The thais have an assortment of spicy and non spicy noodle soups and the variety of noodles used are many like glass noodles, egg noodles, rice noodles, flat noodles and more. the toppings include chicken, pork beef and squid or fish balls and other cuts of meat and meat organs like tripe, intestine, lungs, liver and more and there are many veggies inside the noodle dish too plus there are free veggie leafs available at the table if you want to add the assorted aromatic leaves to your soup like lotus leaves, kaffir leaves, lime leaves and more.

    Favorite Dish: the assorted thai noodle soups

    I need Water! pose spicy the noodles eating at chatuchak noodle stalls
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    Cha Yen "Thai Iced Tea": Cha Yen Thai Iced Tea!

    by machomikemd Updated Oct 10, 2012

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    Cha Yen or Cold tea in Thai is their version of Iced Tea since Iced teas are popular around asia (tarik tea of malaysia, pearl milk tea of hong kong, pandanus tea of the philippines, bubble tea of Singapore, etc). It is made from strongly-brewed powdered black tea.

    Other ingredients in the powder vary, but may include added star anise, tamarind or red and yellow food coloring, and sometimes other spices as well. This tea is sweetened with sugar and condensed milk and served chilled. Evaporated or whole milk is generally poured over the tea and large numbers of crushed ice before serving. And it is never mixed prior to serving as to add taste and for the creamy appearance. Locally, it is served in a traditional tall glass and when ordered take-out, it is poured over the crushed ice in a clear (or translucent) plastic bag.

    Favorite Dish: it is available everywhere and is even peddled by street vendors wherein they put in it big 500 ml plastic glass containers with lots of ice. it cost about 25 Baht a glass but in restaurants, it cost 40-56 baht! try one now!

    more cha yen you can buy instant tea powder at supermarkets! cha yen i love thai iced tea more
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    Street Food: Green Curry (Kaeng khiaw waan):

    by machomikemd Updated Sep 15, 2012

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    The most spicy of all the thai curries is the green curry as they say (the yellow curry is not that spicy and the red curry is a little bit less spicy than the green curry), as the word might suggest it looks green and usually has some vegetables in it that look like small green tomatoes, these you can eat but don't eat the green peas in this curry as they are extremely bitter. I still don't know why they keep adding these things as they are really disgusting but the curry itself is excellent and usually chicken, shrimp, pork or beef is added to it. (costs 60 Baht at Tuk Lae Dee and 45 Baht at Street Stalls and is called Kaeng khiaw waan Kai)

    very spicy Kaeng khiaw waan Kai (Chicken w/ Green Curry!) Green Curry! more spicy green curry chicken menu

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    Street Food: Tod Mun Pla Fish Cake!

    by machomikemd Updated Sep 15, 2012

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    Sold on the streets of Thailand, this all-time favourite Thai fish cake (made from mud fish) is irresistible when served spiced with Thai curry and kaffir lime leaves. They can be eaten as appetizer or as a filling meal with rice. (Gullivers Tavern also makes good fish cakes! but it cost 120 Baht there). Cost about 40-50 Baht per order in street stalls and hawker stalls. Try them now.

    Favorite Dish: assorted tod mun pla fish cakes that you can buy anywhere in bangkok

    yummy Yum, Cheap at Street Vendors! from gullivers tavern. pose best with thai iced tea

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    Pad Thai!: Bangkok Street Foods

    by machomikemd Updated Sep 15, 2012

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    The Pad Thai is the national noodle dish of thailand and there are many variations to it but there have evolved two different styles of Pad Thai: the version most often found in the streets of Thailand, which is relatively dry and light; and the version that seems dominant in many restaurants in the West, which may be covered in a red oil and can be heavy tasting.

    This dish was introduced and made popular as a national dish by Thai Prime Minister Luang Phibunsongkhram during World War II. Pad Thai is one of the best-known Thai dishes.

    Pad Thai Cost 40 Baht at Street Stalls, 55-570Baht at Pratunam Market, 65-80 Baht at Tuk Lae Dee foodland and 120 Baht at Kinnaree Gourmet Thai Restaurant.

    Favorite Dish: the best!

    more pad thai Yum Yum! Restaurant Style pad Thai! Street Style Pad Thai
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  • Thai-Street food become international!: Pizza, baked on a pickup truck!

    by okibkk Written Apr 13, 2012

    Pizza, baked on a pickup truck! Thai-Street food become international!

    Amazing Thailand!

    Amazing Pizza-Aroy!


    Thailand's 1st wood fired mobile pizza oven on a pick up truck!
    Pizza-Aroy sales their Pizza's at the Srivara, Town in Town area (2 locations) see more at their website.
    Great and delicious Pizza's! Fresh out of the oven! Thin, crispy, 12 inch in size and 13 different toppings to choose from.

    Absolutely perfect!
    The price is 229 THB/each!
    Extra toppings charged with 20 THB/each.

    Isn't this amazing? I love' it!
    You’ll love it!

    Favorite Dish: I love the Italian classic. Pizza Margherita!

    Pizzaiola Pizza Margherita Pizza funghi e prosciutto cotto Kids love it! Fired Up!
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    Street Foods: Authentic Thai Street Foods

    by elhombre30 Updated Oct 10, 2011

    EXTREMELY SPICY!

    At first few attempts, I really couldn't chew the food at all. I end up eating bread and drinks juices only. Or eat at the Buffet Breakfast at the hotels restaurant. Its not just spicy but SUPER SPICY hahahah!

    But I learned to love these foods on my 2nd and 3rd nights.

    Extreme Spicy Squid Extreme Spicy Beef Toppings Extreme Spicy Soup Extreme Spicy Pork Toppings

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  • street food and famous thai food guide

    by stefkom Written Mar 6, 2011

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    Ive been traveling in South east Asia for a few months and always came back to Bangkok because I simply love this crazy city. The food, and especially they streetfood is so addictive and I go absolutely crazy about it!

    A few weeks ago I found a guide for food in Bangkok called "the famulous eateries bangkok" in a bookshop in paragon called kinokunaiya. Its funny as its actually not a book but its like playing cards, with a description and map and everything. Most of the places are indeed off the beaten track and with some I had a hard time finding them but until now I always managed and it was always worthwile.

    The street stalls and restaurants are all over Bangkok. Some rather remote in areas with names I haven´t ever heard mentioning in any Bangkok guide.

    Favorite Dish: My favorite places that I found in this guide so far are:

    Pra Chak - that´s a goose place at Taksin Bridge with egg noodles that I can bury myself in!
    Khun Ake - a soup place close to Khaosan road.... superyummy
    Pathe restaurant is the best place to hang, have some decent food and beers!
    Sukhumvit 38.... its street food heaven!

    the only place I was not so find of is a Pad Thai place called Tip samai. It was so crowded that me and my friends stood infront of the place and watched other people eating while we where starving. The Pad Thai was alright but not as great as I would have thought after I saw the people storming the place.

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