Do you know where are the best countries in the world for food
We would say Thai food is some of the very best in the world.
Many visitors believe they have a good understanding of what Thai food taste is like before arriving. There are so many Thai restaurants in many countries and Thai food in the Western world is delicious. However it tastes nothing like the authentic. Therefore indulge in Thai dishes in Thailand is a must!
Besides of seven of Thailand's popular dishes that appeared on the list of the "World's 50 Most Delicious Foods like Tom Yam Goong, Pad Thai, Massaman Curry, Green Curry, Thai fried rice and Moo Nam Tok. Thai foods are classified to 5 regions which are Bangkok, Central, North, Northeast and South.
Meanwhile in Bangkok, lots of Thai restaurants these days are pitching for their "Royal Cuisine" which is different from the five region cuisines.
WHAT IS THAI ROYAL CUISINE
The “Thai Royal Cuisine style” is in addition to the Five Thai regional cuisines. (the five main regions of the country) We can trace its history back to the cosmopolitan palace cuisine of the Ayutthaya kingdom (1351–1767 CE). Its refinement, cooking techniques, presentation, and use of ingredients were of great influence to the cuisine of the central Thai.
WHERE TO GET ROYAL CUISINE
Open 17:30 – midnight
Sindhorn Tower, Wireless Road
This impressive, modern Thai restaurant is named after the famous Thai dessert that pays homage to the shape and aroma of the golden apple.
Serving refined Thai traditional cuisine based on old recipes such as Gaeng Ranjuan (shrimp-paste pork soup), Kai Palo Moo Tao Jiew (three-day braised eggs with pork belly in soybean paste), Kak Moo Pad Prik Khing (stir-fried pork rind with chili, salted egg and kaffir lime). Pla Ob Kamin ( Baked snow fish) and more.
SRI TRAT RESTAURANT & BAR
Open 17:30 – midnight
The vintage modern decorating style restaurant that serve the authenticity and intricate dishes. The menu carries recipes from the owner’s mother, a Trat province in the East of Thailand. The taste of Eastern Thai food is a less common taste compared to the more popular Northeastern (Isaan) and Southern dishes known to locals and foreigners. Recommended dishes are Moo chamuang leaf curry (braised pork) Lon Poo Kai (a creamy chili dip made with a whole mud crab) Tom Ka Gai (Chicken curry) Siam cardamom (Stir Fried Chicken) Kao Klook Prik Goong (Fried rice with chilli shrimp) and more.
RUEN MALLIKA ROYAL THAI CUISINE
Open daily 11:00 – 23:00 hours
Nestled in a quiet garden at the heart of the city, this traditional teak house, over 200 years old, is home to a restaurant faithfully adhering to royal Thai culinary traditions.
Our picks are Mee Krob Song Krueng (deep fried vermicelli with soybean curd), Kai Jiew Poo Horapa (crab meat and basil omelet), Namprik Goong Sod Kai Tom (shrimp and boiled egg in spicy salad) and Gang Pa Gai Baan (chicken in spicy herbal soup).
Saturday 12–2:30PM, 6–10:30PM
Sunday 12–2:30PM, 6–10:30PM
The name Bo.lan comes from Chef Duangporn’s nickname Bo and the second half of Dylan’s name Lan. It is also a play on the Thai word for vintage or ancient, which sounds the same but is spelt slightly different. Bo.lan prides itself for working closely with local farmers and feels that it has a social responsibility to the local community.
Bo.lan’s menu changes quarterly based on the freshest seasonal produce both from local farmers and grown on site. The chefs offer a 5-6-course degustation menu. Recommended menu such as Nam Prik Prik Thai Moo Wan (Chilli paste with sweet pork) Pad Kraprao Nue (Beef basil)
Open daily 11:30AM - 2:30PM, 5:30 - 11PM
The food idea simply started with a reminiscence of grandma’s home cooked meals, which brought these traditional cooking formulas back to life. The tastes of Eastern and Northeastern home cooking food with grandma’s recipes is a delightful experience for diners. Our picks are Panag Kai Lukkoei ( Fried boiled egg with curry sauce, Mieng Yong (Dried shreded pork, peanuts, and sweet roasted coconut wrapped in cha plu leaves), Mahor (Minced pork stir-fried with garlic and peanuts served on tangerine. Sweet, salty with citrus tang), Kao Kreab Nam Jim (Steamed flat rice noodles with spicy dried shrimp dressing) and Poo Jah (Blended crabmeat and pork, seasoned and steamed inside crab shells)
Open Tuesday – Sunday 11AM – 2:30PM , 5 – 10 PM
Tucked in Sukhumvit Soi 49, Klang Soi opens for over 30 years. This casual restaurant serves central home cooking food like Khao Chae (rice in cold water and fried pork and shrimp) Kra Tong Tong ( Crispy rice cake with mixed chicken wok with carrot and nut) Yum Makue Yao (Spicy Eggplant Salad) )Pla Duk Pad Ped ( Minced deep-fried fish) Kang Ped Ped Yang (Red curry duck)
Open daily 11:30AM – 10PM
Inspired from the royal Thai recipes, the menu sticks to tradition with its soups, stir-fries, dips and single-plate dishes. Foods are serving with little history lessons and descriptions of the ingredients.
The highlights are Saeng Wa Goong (prawn and fluffy fish salad), Nam Prik Mamuang (spicy shrimp paste with green mango), Pad Prik Khing Pla Chon (stir-fried snake fish with chili paste), Gaeng Pu Bai Cha Plu (crab curry and butterfly pea noodle) and Gai Tod Nang Grop Sauce Takrai (crispy fried chicken with lemongrass)
Open daily 11:30AM – 2:30PM , 5:30 – 11PM
The Local transformed a hundred-year-old house in the middle of Sukhumvit- Asok into a fine dining establishment serving authentic Thai cuisine.
Highlights are Gaeng Tai Pla (Southern-style fish curry) Gang Kua Pla Bai Som Pan Kee Maa (spicy yellow curry with fish and Southern leaf) and Kua Gling Moo (stir fried pork with spicy herbs), Khao Soi (noodles in Northern-style curry), Platu Sordsai with Sang-Wa (deep-fried mackerel stuffed with minced pork in a mango salad)
KRAM CAFE & THAI KITCHEN
Tuesday 11:30AM–2:30PM, 5:30–10PM
Wednesday 11:30AM–2:30PM, 5:30–10PM
Thursday 11:30AM–2:30PM, 5:30–10PM
Friday 11:30AM–2:30PM, 5:30–11PM
Monday 11:30AM–2:30PM, 5:30–10PM
Tucked away in the back-alleys of Sukhumvit Soi 39 in a setting that’s a real urban escape, Kram specializes in authentic Thai dishes.
Menu highlights included pu pak pong galee (stir-fried crab with yellow curry), moo aroi (grilled pork with herbs), Gaeng Kua Poo Bai Chaploo (curry with crabmeat and wild betel leaf)
Pak Lieng Pad Khai (stir-fried melinjo leaves with eggs), Pla Rak Gluay Pad Prik Khing (stir-fried horseface loach with sweet chili paste) and Laab Moo Tord (deep-fried minced pork with herbs)