Thipsamai – The Most Famous Pad Thai Restaurant in Bangkok, Pad Thai is the most famous Thai dish in the world. Among tourists and foreigners, it’s considered as the national Thai food, and the most famous restaurant in Bangkok to serve the well-known dish (and this dish only) is the good old restaurant “Thipsamai”. If you
There is a big difference between making a grilled fish in a market stand or enjoying it in a restaurant – in a food stand, the fish quality is usually lower and its price is cheaper; it is grilled in advance, a long time before it’s served, and merely heated on the grill before providing it to the customer. The fish may taste good but in a good restaurant, it’ll be delicious, and cost only 3-4 dollars more – definitely worth it!
The Khao Mok Gai is one of my favorite Thai dishes. It’s very simple yet delicious – yellow rice with chicken, served with clear soup and a unique sour-hot sauce. Despite its simplicity, the dish offers complex flavors that are rather hard to find in street/market stands or restaurants across Bangkok. Although you will find quite a few places that offer the dish (even in Paragon and Terminal 21), its taste won’t be remotely close to the wonderful, authentic flavor of the dish, when served in places that do it justice.
There is no doubt that Som Tam, the green papaya salad, is the most famous, popular and loved salad in Thailand, both among locals and tourists. Som Tam offers the 4 flavors that are most typical for the Thai kitchen: sour (lime), hot (chili), salty (fish sauce) and sweet (palm sugar).
The roti is a Thai pancake whose origins are Muslim/Indian.