What do you look for in a street food vendor in Bangkok? First, the location should be clean. If the vendor has a tray set out with mustard, ketchup and various other condiments and that tray is clean, then the rest of the kitchen area will, most likely, be just as clean. Look for a street food vendor that has a lot of customers, meaning that the food is not going to sit around for long periods of time. Thai cuisine uses very different spices, Thai spices, which may not be used in other Asian countries. Thai food can be hot, or somewhat spicy, sweet and tangy at the same time. Consider the location of the food stall and figure out what is locally offered in that area. Most of the time, keeping your choices local will be your best bet. if you are going to visit culinary in Bangkok and looking for accommodations hotel at an affordable price, you can try the Bangkok Novotel Hotel. This 4-star hotel accommodation is perfect for stay while visiting Bangkok.
The following are some great choices for the top ten list of street food in Bangkok:
1. Rat Naa – Although the spelling of the name of this dish may turn off a few customers, this dish consists of noodles and pork in thick gravy. The gravy base also has kale in it.
2. Ba Mee Nam – this Thai dish is a soup, made from egg noodles with wonton. The soup includes pork, shrimp, bean sprouts and other delectable items.
3. Pad Thai – This Thai dish is very well known and very popular. It consists of stir fried rice noodles in combination with tofu, shrimp, pork or chicken, or all four of them. The meat is combined with various sauces for a very authentic Thai meal. Also included are peanuts and in some cases parts of the banana flower.
4. Johk – This meal is like porridge and many individuals eat this for their breakfast. It is made from rice and is very thick. It also includes pork.
5. Pad See EW – the main part of this dish is using pan fried rice noodles. Broccoli and small pieces of the meat of your choice are also a component of this traditional dish.
6. Khao Pad – This dish is simply the Thai version of fried rice. It includes much of the same components as traditional Chinese fried rice only using Thai Jasmine rice in the place of the long grain rice. Other ingredients include various meats traditional to the Thai people.
7. Moo Pad Krapow – this dish is a spicy pork meal fried in Thai basil.
8. Khao Moo Daeng – this dish is red pork with rice. Oyster and soy sauces is a key ingredient.
As you can easily see, the options for the best street food in Bangkok are limitless. On your next visit to this unique city, stop at any of the food stalls and try out a few of these traditional Thai dishes. You are bound to find many that please your palate.