Bangkok Street Food – a heavenly journey

When one decides to embark on a journey through Bangkok’s enchanting streets, one would be met with many an option in terms of dining choices. Begin by arriving at Bangkok’s very own ‘Chinatown’ from where the unmistakable aromas of sizzling dishes will waft in. The best time to come here would be in the evenings or nights when the area is a buzz. The little alleys found are home to some of the finest street cuisine that you will ever come across. Sink your teeth into roasted duck or have a bowl of shark fin soup to get you started.

Ratchawat Market is next in line on your culinary journey for its famous for its stir fried curry shark that will tantalise any traveller’s taste buds. You can also help yourself to some Kobe beef noodles that are served in this part of the world. Charoen Krung Road provides you with ample opportunity to try out a local favourite, which is fish with rice soup. However, cuisines such as steamed dumplings, roast duck, and fresh fruit are all made available at your beck and call.

Dao Khanong brings with it an array of unique flavours that would make your mouth water. Experience the very best in spicy food when you decide to head over here. Jim jum and beef dishes are amongst those on offer. The area of Talat Phlu beckons you to take advantage of a few gourmet delights that are bound to linger in your mind. How about a dish of steamed sea bass in lime sauce? Or maybe some stir-fried fish in celery leaves would go well. Mixed tofu soup is also on the menu here that continues to be enjoyed by every holidaymaker. Get a taste of Southern Thailand in Ramkamaeng that serves the appetising kuay teow gaeng. One might also want to sample the well-received gaeng taypo or khu kling.

Sam Yan in Bangkok is where you could savour heaps of deep fried delicacies to the sweetest treats. The locally prepared coconut ice cream and sticky rice must be tried out. In summary, Bangkok’s street food experience is one such activity that must be enjoyed when holidaying in the area. Choose from the numerous Bangkok serviced apartments for accommodation. Providing unsurpassed Sukhumvit accommodation to every traveller, the Anantara Baan Rajprasong Bangkok will be the perfect setting for enjoying the many attractions that the city is famous for.

Jayani Senanayake is a writer who dabbles in travel and all things exotic. Under the pseudonym of Caliope Sage, she writes of the allures that must simply be discovered.

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