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Bangkok's Street Food Trail - The Weird and the Yummy

   

Thailand is one of the countries that you must visit multiple times in order to truly understand its aura and nature. The country of thousand islands is popular because of so many attractions that include temples, beaches, street markets and adventure sports.

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Bangkok being the capital of Thailand, has a unique street culture that comes alive because of its active nature. This city has a food scene where you'll see a lot of locations where you can enjoy wonderful street food. Colorful roadside pushcarts offer chicken, fish, squid, pork and goes so weird that you will also start finding silkworms and cockroaches kept in open.

Next time when you visit Thailand, keep some spare time for Bangkok and explore these street food delicacies to relish and surprise your tastebuds.

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Pork Trotters Rice (Khao Kaa Moo)

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This braised pork trotter dish is one of the most delicious street food offering in entire Thailand. One of the best findings for those who are traveling here with a budget.

Thai Wanton Mee (Ba Mee)

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This Wanton is one of the signature delicacies that you'll find in every part of South East Asia and each country has its own version. In Bangkok you'll find a lot of hawkers serving it crab meat

Thai Chicken Rice (Khao Man Gai)

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For those who like their chicken more than pork and seafood will not be disappointed in Thailand. Chicken rice is a staple food and is very popular among locals looking for quick meals. Thai version of Chicken rice is a lot drier than Singapore and Malaysia but with spicy ketchups, you’ll find it extremely delicious.

Thai Stir-fried noodles (Pad Thai)

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Pad Thai is the staple street food of Bangkok and everywhere else in Thailand. You’ll find tens of shops preparing it on the streets of Khao-San road. It is a perfect balance between spicy sweetness from chilli and palm sugar. The Preparation uses tamarind pulp and lime juice to bring a certain sourness to the taste.

Crab Bee Hoon (Poo Aob Woonsen)

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It is prepared by soaking noodles quickly in broth so that it softens. At the same time, it is quickly tossed into a hot fire so it can become firm without losing any flavor. You’ll find the hawkers selling it at Krung Thon Buri Rd and Rod Fai Night Market

Spicy Thai Seafood Soup (Tom Yum Goong)

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This yummy, jumbo prawn loaded spicy delicacy is found in Pee Aor area. You’ll also find a creamy version of the same if you are not looking to burn your tongue.

Boat Noodles

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Boat Noodles is a wonderful meal idea for anyone travelling on budget and looking for a heavy meal. Boat noodles typically come in three variants, chicken pork or beef; served in either a dark sauce or peanut gravy. You’ll find the best boat noodles at Phetchaburi Rd.

Thai Rice Noodle Soup (Kuay Jab Nam Sai)

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Thai rice noodle soup is served with varied forms of pig innards and meats. The kuay are rolled up and cooked, trapping the peppery soup in their folds whenever you take a bite.

Fried Chicken (Gai Tod)

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Among the street quick meals, fried chicken or Gai Tod is a favourite among the tourists. Lighly dipped in oil, it is cruncy and yummy and best eaten with a pint of beer from many pubs located at Khao-San or Kanchanburi road. Rod Fai Night Market – Ratchadaphisek Rd has many vendors preparing and serving them all night.

Toast Bread with Jam (Kanom Pang Ping)

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Thai people love their breads and this Toast Bread with Jam is something amazing to try when you are on a trip to Bangkok. ,Pancakes ,Banana Pancake is one of the signature street food delicacies present on every street including Khet SamphanthawongKrung, Kao-San, Kanchanburi and Rod Fai Night Market.

Fried Bugs (Ma Laeng Tod)

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Well, this is weird and awkward at the same time. But try eating scorpions as they are less disgusting and more juicy than rest of the stuff spread here. If you want to have an adventurous time during your Bangkok trip then these are a must try. There are a lot of stalls at Khao-San Road where you’ll find the best juicy bugs, best eaten with a pint of local beer. ,

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