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Old Dec 10, 01, 2:25 pm
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Guide to Bangkok Eating: Restaurants, Street Food and More

Have read the existing posts on buffets.

Am looking for non-hotel restaurants recommendations. Got any?

I've read about the wonderful meals that some street vendors provide.


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Old Dec 12, 01, 11:58 am
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Here's my BKK section: http://www.angelfire.com/ny3/globalgourmets/BKK.htm

Street food or no street food, I think Sala Rim Nam is not to be missed! Knock off the "/BKK.htm" for my entire site. Enjoy!

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Thanks LGA, I had read your report from your trip report (I believe). Very nice.

anybody else?
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The Mango Tree was very excellent.
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by sactoroy:
The Mango Tree was very excellent.</font>
Is this the restaurant located about a block south of Patpong, just off Silom? I think I've seen it, but haven't stopped in. Care to elaborate on your comment?

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Old Apr 24, 02, 11:07 pm
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Ban Chiang, 14 Soi Si Wiang, Th Pramuan gets my vote for moderate Thai food in a great setting (considering it's not on the river). It's a restored wooden house in the Th Silom area. 266.6994 used to be the phone number. Convenient to the Holiday Inn.

Silom Village is also good, but somewhat touristy.

Also, look for the book "Thai Hawker Food" at the Times bookstore or similar.
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by rjh:
Also, look for the book "Thai Hawker Food" at the Times bookstore or similar.</font>
I know the book. A good reference and a bit whimsical. Actually (and according to the book), hawker food is quite good, which a few precautions. However, it is the street ambiance that makes it all come together.

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I just returned from a trip to Bangkok today and can recommend "Anna's Cafe" in Silom. They serve very good Thai food at quite reasonable prices. The Silom restaurant is located on Saladaeng Road, between Silom Road & Sathorn Road. www.annascafes.com for reservations.
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by raffy:
I just returned from a trip to Bangkok today and can recommend "Anna's Cafe" in Silom. They serve very good Thai food at quite reasonable prices. The Silom restaurant is located on Saladaeng Road, between Silom Road & Sathorn Road. www.annascafes.com for reservations.</font>
I ate at Annas several years ago. It is a decent place, and is quite popular among upperclass farang. In general, reservations would not be necessary. Also, I got a laugh at the empty mid-day picture of the parking lot that they posted on their website.

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Recommend Cabbages and Condoms in Sukhimvit, near the Sheraton Grande.
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by jtrader:
Recommend Cabbages and Condoms in Sukhimvit, near the Sheraton Grande.</font>
It is about 200m down Sukhumvit Soi 12, just past the Darling Massage Parlor on the right hand side.
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Going through notes now, one of the standouts in Bangkok was:

Le Dalat, 14 Sukumvit Soi 23, serving lunch and dinner.

Le Dalat is described as a Vietnamese/French restaurant, but IMO it is primarily serves Vietnamese cuisine.

We found it a unique retreat, due to the restaurant being a house that has some land around it (not much, but compared to packed building after building!).

Very good service and food.
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Across the street from La Dalat is "Baan Khanitha". Wonderful Thai food (mostly northern) in a very old house made of teak.
One of my favorites.

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Another vote for Cabbages and Condoms:

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Cabbages & Condoms

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No 10 Soi 12 (near Sukhumvit Road)
Bangkok
229 4610

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11:00 - 22:00 Daily

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The restaurant is run by PDA (Population and Community Development Association). PDA runs a lot of projects for birth control, health care, conservation of nature, ...
The restaurant offers great Thai food at reasonable prices. My last visit was in 06/2002 where I had spicy chicken with Jasmine rice. Excellent! There's also a shop.
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I want to reinforce my previous review of Ban Chiang, above. The setting is very pleasant in an old house.

You can eat either inside or outside. If you eat inside and are solo, you may get stuck near the door, so ask to be seated upstairs.

It's easy to pick out a balanced combination, even for one person, if you pick and choose some dishes from their set menu and then eat a la carte.

I had Thai fried noodles, seafood soup, Roast Duck curry, fried morning glory, rice, and coconut ice cream. (I've had better coconut ice cream in the Bay Area, so I wouldn't go out of my way to get it again). Another time I got shrimp toast, steamed fish with coconut, fried water cabbage, and rice. Figure &lt; US$10 including a fair amount of beer.
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