The Best Street Eats in Bangkok
Bring Your Appetite!
Apart from the world-famous Pad Thai and green curry, the bountiful buffet of Bangkok’s street food will leave any foodie jumping for joy! Here are a few must-try street food treats to relish on your next trip to Thailand.
Bangkok as Base
The Thai capital is packed with street food vendors and there’s always a cart serving up something around the corner. Choosing a hotel in Sukhumvit is a superb choice of accommodation simply for its prime location in the city. But if you want your own space and are travelling with a larger group of people, an apartment in the city such as Maitria Hotel Sukhumvit 18 is always a good idea.
Satay and Sauce
One simply cannot visit Bangkok and not sample satay! This street food is emblematic of South Asian cuisine and can be found in abundance in Thailand. Satay, in short, is grilled meat on a stick that is easy to nibble on, on the go. Available in chicken, pork, or beef, It pairs well with a side of peanut sauce.
Mango and Sticky Rice
While this might sound like an odd combination, the Thais have proven this dessert is anything but strange. Khao Niew Mamuang as it is known in Thai is a divine dessert comprising of a sweet mango atop white basmati rice which has been cooked in coconut cream. It’s rich and delicious and is a must-have in Thailand.
Most people would expect papaya to be in a tropical fruit platter, but in Thailand, it is served up in a unique salad. The unripe papaya is the hero of this dish and is a great appetizer or a snack. It’s the perfect balance of sour, sweet, spicy, and fresh!