If a traveller wants to absorb the local culture of Bangkok, he needs to head to a street food area in Bangkok and enjoy some of the most amazing dishes while observing the behavioural patterns of the locals.

Bangkok Night City
Nicolas Vollmer from Munich [Allemagne], Thaïlande – Bangkok – Night view (13421139115), CC BY 2.0
Types of street food in Bangkok
It’ll take a while for you to get used to their local names, but you’ll surely love the unique tastes. Some of the most popular street food dishes include som tam, pad thai kung, pla pao, moo bing, and pad krapao moo.

Noodles – a Bangkok favourite
Bangkok has some stalls reserved just for noodles. In addition to the eve-famous chicken noodles, duck noodles, and meatball noodles, they also have different choices such as woon sen, gieow, sen lek, sen yai, and bah mii.

Streetfood heavens in Bangkok
If you are holidaying in a Bangkok City hotel the likes of Pathumwan Princess Hotel Chinatown will be the closest seafood paradise for you. Other great places include Bang Rak, Koh Rattanakosin, and the Khao San road.

Cleanliness of the food
Yes, the street food dishes you find in Bangkok are cheap, but that doesn’t mean that they are not of good quality. If you are concerned about cleanliness, head to stalls and shops where there are more people.