For most people in Thailand, roadside dining is a way of life. For years, street
foods have become a haven for those looking for good taste and quality food. Dotted
on almost every street in Bangkok, food stalls are open day and night. This round
the clock street side delight offers an amazingly wide array of food, ranging from
rice with curries to noodles and from som tam and grilled chicken to fresh seafood.
Although they may be less known, but make no mistake, they are no less delicious
than those foods provided in proper restaurants. The difference is the experience
you will get when dining on the roadside, where a whole new culinary adventure awaits.
The following is a few recommended areas known for sumptuous street foods:
Between Yaowarat and Charoen Krung Road, there are hundreds of food stalls providing
different kinds of food and snacks. This includes all kinds of Chinese food, dumplings,
seafood, noodle soup, bird's nest soup, Chinese herbal drinks and not forgetting
– joke or congee.
Khao San Road.
A place famed not only for a night-time entertainment, but also for good street food.
noodle soup, rice with chicken, ( Khao Phat ), Phat Thai, Thai omelet with rice (
Khao Kai Jeaw ), fried rice, ( Khao Phat ) and other kinds of snacks are main specialities.
It is recommended to eat here before 20.00 hours to 21.00 hours.