One of the best ways to experience a country is by eating locally. There are so many culinary delights that can be enjoyed in the bustling metropolis of Bangkok, Thailand. We here at Camboticket have put together a curated list of areas to shop and places to eat from our well-travelled team of employees.
- Som Tum – spicy papaya salad with dried shrimp (a must try dish, but beware of the heat index)
Pad Thai – fried noodles with shrimp (spice levels fluctuate) Tom Yum Goong – spicy shrimp soup (not for the faint of heart) Tom Kha Kai – chicken soup in coconut milk *unique flavours make this highly recommended Pad Krapow Moo Saap – fried basil & ground pork *a must try with steamed or sticky rice Gaeng Daeng – red curry with varying meats or vegetarian (can be extremely spicy) Gaeng Keow Wan Kai – green chicken curry (not as spicy as the red curry but full of flavour)
In addition to these street foods, one can find plenty of barbecue skewers, sausages, and fresh fruits. You can also find vendors selling smoothies, fresh fruit juices, and other assorted beverages. Try one of the pomegranate juices (typically 50-100 baht, or $1.75-$3.25 each); it is not only refreshing but packs plenty of essential vitamins and minerals necessary for healthy living.
A sample of common items available from street vendors
Restaurants and Dining Experiences
Thai Food Restaurants Marshmello, on Sukhumvit Soi 11; Nahm, which is consistently ranked as one of the top Asian restaurants in the world; Long Table.
Steakhouses & Burgers
Other International Dining Options
Looking for a high-end dining experience? Look no further than Indigo, a top-rated French restaurant that will showcase the quality typically associated with a fine French dining experience. Reservations are required, so plan ahead! Other notable mentions are Il Bolognese for Italian food, Goji Kitchen & Bar, for buffet and Korean food, and last but not least Charcoal Tandoor Grill and Mixology, for your Indian cuisine.
We hope that this simple guide will help you find a unique dining experience while you are spending your time in the city of Bangkok. If you are in the market for any bus or tour tickets while in the city, please check out our main web page at Camboticket.com.
A sampler platter and other local fares from Vientiane Kitchen
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