If you only have time to visit one boat noodle spot, skip Bangkok’s famous Boat Noodle Alley in favour of lesser-known Doy Kuay Teow Reua, which serves the best traditional boat noodles in the city.
If you visit the famed Boat Noodle Alley in Bangkok on the hunt for atmospheric noodle shops, you’re in for a shock. But what’s there is just as important.
At Tang Jai Yoo in Yaowarat, Bangkok, people come for affordable suckling pig praised by Anthony Bourdain and stay for a deep dive into Teochew cuisine.
Recommended by Thai friends, you won’t find this khao gaeng restaurant in any of the guidebooks. Food doesn’t get more local than at Pa-Daeng Kitchen.
For traditional grilled chicken, green papaya salad and an authentic taste of northeastern Thailand, try street-food restaurant Som Tam Jay So in Bangkok.
When there’s a plate of fried fish heads on every table, you’re onto a good thing, but there’s more to celebrity chef-approved Soei restaurant in Bangkok.