Chiang Mai street food – Towards cultural and culinary delight in Thailand!

No matter where you go in Thailand street vendors are a common sight to see. They are there in carts or stalls serving their special food items at very affordable prices may it be during the day or the night. Here are some facts to know if you are a foodie in love with Chiang Mai street food!

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The street food culture

Yes, there are several Chiang Mai restaurants out there, but visitors just love to enjoy street food that comes with different mouth-watering flavours and fragrances. Some vendors have mobile carts or bikes that they own routes in Thailand to delight the foodies waiting for them to come.

Food you find

At any stall or a cart, you can’t miss having the noodle dish with chicken or pork. If it’s rice that your taste buds demand you may also have it from these stalls, and according to your preference you may also choose some fried garlic.

Alternative spots

All those who love Chaing Mai street food will also love the food at The Service 1921 too. They have their chefs cooking Japanese, Indian and Thai cuisine delicacies on action stations in front of their customers, and this is a new food experience altogether!

Popular street food sites

In the Somphet market, you find street food vendors all day and night engaging in their business. The Chiang Mai gate market is also another good spot if you want to enjoy the true experience of street food in Thailand,

 

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Traditional Local Dishes in Thailand – A Mouth-Watering Experience

Thailand’s cuisine is world-renowned, because of its mouth-watering dishes. When in Thailand, you must have a list of culinary delights that you want to try! Listed below are a few you may enjoy.

 

Guay Teow

A popular Thai dish that can be found almost anywhere, Guay Teow describes any type of noodle soup. It’s made with either chicken, pork, rice noodles or egg noodles. Sometimes, wontons or meatballs are added to the broth. This delicious snack can be eaten at any time of the day.

 

Tom Yung Goong

This spicy shrimp soup is rather iconic, and a favourite among several people. Different variants of this dish are made globally, however, for the authentic dish you ought to try it in its origin country. You can taste this dish at a number of Chiang Mai restaurants in close proximity to resorts and hotels such as Anantara Chiang Mai Resort.

 

Yam Talay

This is a spicy seafood salad that’s also considered a healthy meal option. You’ll come across a combination of squid, mussels, shrimp, scallops or crabmeat in it, together with onions, tomatoes, and rice glass noodles.

 

Pad See Eiw

Wide rice noodles; stir-fried in soy sauce with chicken, pork or beef as well as Chinese broccoli or cabbage. If you cannot handle a lot of spice from other Thai dishes but want to branch out, this thick noodle dish is ideal.

 

Laab

A combination of meats together with mushroom or mint originating from Isan, in the north-eastern province. This spicy salad is extremely spicy; therefore it is not recommended for those who cannot handle spice.

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Must-Try Chinese Dishes and Food Experiences in Chiang Mai – Tantalize Your Taste Buds with Flavorful Food!

With a large number of people of Chinese origin living in Chiang Mai, Thailand, The region is home to a plethora of restaurant that serves some of the most decadent and authentic Chinese food. Read on to know about some of the dishes you should try during your time here.

 

Peking duck

Crunchy on the outside moist and juicy in the inside, the pecking duck a meat dish that is loved by many. The dish is made by glazing the duck with honey and spices and slow roasting it turns to decadent and succulent delight. This is served in popular Chiang Mai Restaurants the likes of The Service 1921.

 

Dim sum

Dim sum when translated means “touch” and “heart” or heart’s delight and you will know why its called by this name when you take a bite. Being a staple dish loved by the Chinese, dim sum is small bite-sized portions of food that will be served in steamer baskets that are small in size. Dumplings are also part of this dish.

 

Hotpot

Eating flavourful food straight out of the hotpot is hands down one of the must-try food experiences during your time in . Hot pot is a traditional Chinese cooking method that involves preparing food using a simmering pot of broth. Diners can select the ingredients themselves and can cook them placing into the pot and enjoy straight off the pot. This will certainly be a unique experience.

 

Sweet and sour pork

Arguably one of the most popular Chinese food items this is prepared by Stir-frying succulent pieces of pork tenderloin, onions, bell peppers and small chunks of pineapple the ingredients are cooked and in a tangy and sweet sauce minutes before plating.

 

 

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