Ice made their first voyage to Siam back in 1857, via ship, in big slabs contained by crates. To preserve the cool temperatures throughout their Singapore - Bangkok route, each slab of frozen water was painstakingly covered with layers of sawdust. It was not until almost 50 years later, however, that Bangkok was able to produce ice locally. And that was the beginning of the tasty explosions in the forms of Thai ice desserts.
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What to eat in Bangkok? Or, more likely, what best to eat? Where to go for the best local Thai food? Thai food repertoire is so much more than Pad Thai and green curry, so here are 26 Thai dishes you need to try when in Thailand.
This is a story of how Thailand's capital has become a foodie paradise as it now is. A little bit of Thai food history, how our street food came about in the first place. Also with a small listing of where to eat Bangkok.
Elements at the Okura Prestige Bangkok is a two-time Michelin Star receiver with its unique gourmet menu infusing Japanese ingredients with French fine culinary techniques.
We sometimes spend weekends stay-cationing at our condo in Bangkok CBD and take the opportunity of being close and convenient wandering around for great local foods – the ones considered too far-fetched given our usual abode in the suburb. And last week we ate at ‘Urai Han Palo Songwat’ (อุไรห่านพะโล้ทรงวาด) Teochew-style braised goose that for me is the best breakfast ever in Bangkok Chinatown or Yaowarat. Price: $$ (breakfast for two in this picture is less than Bt500) We walked pass Song Wat Road so many times before. And every time, we saw this clean-looking ‘Urai’ shop...
SUMMARY – Man Fu Yuan is a elegant Cantonese restaurant in the Rajpreuk Club on Changwattana Road behind the Government Complex. Its cosy luxurious ambiance plus private rooms in various sizes are good for business lunch, family meals or any feel-good day. I like their premium tea selections (Bt128-248++ per person), freshly-made dim sum varieties, tea duck (best with steamed rice, drizzles of soy sauce and their homemade XO sauce), and made-to-your-cravings Cantonese-style comfort dishes such as wonton noodle soup and congee. Dim Sum Selections – Man Fu Yuan’s dim sum makes the majority of their menu, with a total of 32...