A visit to Bangkok, the city that never rest, is not complete without the widely known street foods that people from all over the world are talking about. Thailand’s history of its street food can be traced back in the 1600s – a time when the floating markets feature wares for sale. Nowadays, street foods still rules the entire city as it can be seen in alleys, carts, corners and inside public markets. If you enjoy fine dining at Ad Lib Bangkok, it is time to experience the best street food in the capital.
First on the list is the chicken satay which is pieces of meat that are sliced in very thin pieces and then threaded using bamboo stick. It is then grill using open flame and served along with sauce such as peanut sauce. It complements will with a sweet and spice relish made of shallots, cilantro, cucumbers and chillies.
Majority of dishes in Thailand are known to be spicy but the next dish is quite on the tame side. It is steamed chicken topped on rice serving and is known to the locals as khao man gai. If you think tame is not for your tastebuds, the serving comes with a chili dip for those who are longing for the spice.
One of the most famous street foods in Thailand is tom yum. It has a combination of flavors that feature sour, spice, salty and sweet in one.Most of the time, tom yum contains shrimp, lime leaves, mushrooms, galangal, tomatoes and lemongrass. If you wanted to try the crazier variety then ask for cream and coconut milk – tom yum gung namkohn for the locals.
If you want breakfast option all day long, hoy todis recommended because it resembles a crispy pancake. It can be consumed during the day and night. It is usually served in hawkers with fresh mussels or eggs and oysters. On top is a garnishing of chili sauce and green onions.
The best thing about Thailand is that one will be able to enjoy fine dining at Ad Lib Bangkok and street food whenever they want. Other street foods worth trying are plapao, bualoynamkhing, pad thai, mu daeng, kao pad, gaengkiew wan gai and khaoniew ma muang.