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Updated by Fritzjames Stephen on Jan 26, 2016
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Bangkok's Top Street Food - Tantalize Your Taste Buds on the Streets of Thailand

Thailand is a hub for good food but you don’t necessarily need to visit a posh restaurant. Just walk on the streets & let the soothing aroma take your taste buds to places it has never been to before!

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Som Tam

Som Tam

When it comes to street food in Thailand, the Som Tam is commonly regarded as a popular favourite. The Som Tam is actually a salad made out of freshly pounded papaya seeds combined with chillies, peanuts, garlic, tomato, fish sauce, tamarind juice and a generous squeeze of lime. Rounded out with a dried shrimp or salted crab, the dish is nothing short of scrumptious and offers all those who try it an explosion of flavours in their mouths.

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Gai Pad Med Mamuang

Gai Pad Med Mamuang

A spicy delicacy in Thailand, this dish is literally Thai chicken cooked with cashews. It may sound like an accompanying dish to rice or noodles but in fact Gai Pad Med Mamuang is popularly munched on as a snack in the evenings. The subtly flavoured chicken in this dish is prepared using chicken chunks which is stir fried with the crunch of cashews, onions and red chillies.

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Pad Thai

Pad Thai

If you love Thai food, you would have definitely heard of the Pad Thai. This Thai-style noodles is fried in a traditional wok and is combined with vegetables, seafood or meat, bean sprouts, fennel and egg. The resulting dish is out of this world and offers the unique taste of Thai cuisine. On preparation Pad Thai is topped with fish sauce, palm sugar, chilli powder and a dash of ground peanuts. A charmer without doubt, this street delicacy has become a highly popular dish beyond the Bangkok borders.

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Pad Kra Pao Kai

Pad Kra Pao Kai

For more on the street meats of Bangkok, don’t miss the famous basil chicken that can also alternatively be prepared using pork. Known for its strong peppery Basil aroma, this dish emulates the rich flavours of fish sauce, garlic and chillies and is usually served with rice and chilli sauce.

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Tom Yum Soup

Tom Yum Soup

Yet another international favourite, the popular Tom Yum Soup is definitely a winner. Fierce and full of contrasting flavours, this clear soup speaks everything that Thai cuisine stands for. Prepared using a combination of fragrant herbs, the soup is loaded with chillies and has a strong tangy taste to it. Tom Yam Soup is prepared in a number of ways and the best part is you can pretty much add anything to this dish and it will always turn out fantastic. Even if you are staying at a luxury hotel Bangkok has to offer make sure to head out on the streets and enjoy such cuisine. Emporium Suites by Chatrium is one such option since it provides a convenient base for foodie adventures.

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Khao Niew Ma Muan

Khao Niew Ma Muan

When it comes to street food, desserts are not forgotten and the Khao Niew Ma Muan found everywhere is proof to this. The famous mango sticky rice is one sublime dessert that is made using sweet and sticky jasmine-flavoured rice lusciously combined with juicy mangoes and delicate coconut cream; certainly a winner for the taste-buds!