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5 Delicious Street Food in Bangkok, the Capital of Thailand That Will Change Its Name


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Bangkok is in the spotlight because it is rumored to be changing its name to Krung Thep Maha Nakhon. The capital of Thailand is very well known as a street food paradise or delicious street food. Check the recommendations.

Thai authorities reported that there would be a name change for Bangkok. The Office of the Royal Society of Thailand (ORST) announced that Bangkok will have an official name, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon.

This name has been announced, but has not yet been effective. In the future, it is said that the name Bangkok will still be recognized and written in brackets for the future.

talking about Bangkok feels incomplete without discussing street food, aka delicious street food. Bangkok is called by foodies as ‘paradise’ because of the presence of many sellers of delicious food and the prices are relatively affordable.

The world’s prestigious dining guide, the Michelin Guide even has recommendations for delicious street food that is worth trying in Bangkok. Here’s the list:

1. Jay Fai

Crab omelette with abundant filling is a sought after menu at Jay Fai. Photo: Michelin Guide/Eating Thai Food

Jay Fai is a famous crab omelette seller in Bangkok. The outlet even bagged 1 Michelin Guide star. Foodies can visit their outlet at 327 Maha Chai Rd, Khwaeng Samran Rat.

The crab omelette here has thick meat and a delicious savory taste. Jay Fai, who is famous for his diving goggles when cooking, will mix his menu fresh in front of visitors. But not infrequently, buyers have to queue for 3 hours because the demand is booming.

Besides crab omelette, Jay Fai, whose real name is Supinya Junsuta, has many other menus that are worth trying. Some of them are prawn cake, crab stir fry with aromatic yellow curry seasoning, and drunken noodles which are popular in Thailand.

2. Rung Rueang Pork Noodles

5 Delicious Street Food in Bangkok, the Capital of Thailand That Will Change Its NameNoodles topped with minced pork and fish balls made by Rung Rueang. Photo: Michelin Guide/Eating Thai Food

The Michelin Guide includes Rung Rueang Pork Noodles in its Bib Gourmand list, which means that the cheap menu here has flavors that are worth trying. You can find this street food seller at 10 3 Soi Sukhumvit 26, Khlong Tan, Bangkok.

The menu is simple, namely noodles topped with minced pork and fish balls. The noodles can be chosen dry or with gravy. If you use gravy, there is a choice of clear savory or tom yum sauce.

The fish balls are said to be very tasty because they are chewy and soft. Many also complement the noodle dish here with crispy fish skin and chili oil.

3. Sae Phun

5 Delicious Street Food in Bangkok, the Capital of Thailand That Will Change Its NameSimple but delicious, this is rice plus stew chicken made by Sae Phun. Photo: Michelin Guide/Eating Thai Food

Sae Phun sells a simple but delicious menu that makes many Thai people nostalgic, namely rice plus chicken stew which is soft and savory. Sae Phun is said to have been operating for more than 80 years. The menu they offer is a ‘comfort food’ for most Thai people.

Usually, chicken stir-fried rice also comes with fried beef eye eggs and Chinese sausage called goon chieng. In the past, grandmothers in Thailand used to make this menu for their grandchildren. Apart from rice, stir-fried chicken here can also be enjoyed with noodles.

Take a peek at the recommendations for delicious street food in Bangkok according to the Michelin Guide on the next page.


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