Must see restaurants in Bangkok

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    This is a domestic chain of ice cream parlours, with correspondingly Thai flavours such as guava and salted plum, assorted sorbets and – for the daring –…

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    Choose from trays of spicily authentic curries, dips, stir-fries and soups at this Thonburi restaurant serving southern Thai food. No English menu; no…

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    Fuji Super

    Central Bangkok or suburban Tokyo? It's hard to tell when inside this well-stocked supermarket, which stocks the best of Japanese groceries, fresh foods…

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    Ruam Tai

    This Thonburi restaurant serves up authentic southern Thai food, including spicy curries, soups and stir-fries. No English menu or signage. No English…

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    Café Ice

    This Western-Thai fusion joint in Chatuchak Weekend Market does good, if overpriced, pàt tai and tasty fruit shakes.

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    Gateway Ekamai

    The bulk of this mall is dedicated to Japanese-style commerce, including several restaurant outlets and shops selling Japanese snacks, meals and sweets.

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    An incredibly popular Isan restaurant located in Chatuchak Weekend Market. There's no English sign or menu.

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    Arawy Vegetarian Food

    Housed in a narrow shophouse, long-standing Arawy (Thai for ‘delicious’) has heaps of prepared meat-free curries, dips and stir-fries.

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    Gŏo·ay đĕe·o kôo·a gài

    A stall selling the eponymous dish of wide rice noodles fried with chicken, egg and preserved squid. No English-language menu.

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    Boo·a loy nám kĭng

    A streetside stall selling balls of dough filled with crushed black sesame in a spicy ginger broth. No English-language menu.

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    Marriott Café

    The feast-like weekend brunch at this American hotel chain is likened to Thanksgiving year-round. Reservations required.

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    Mama Noodle Stall

    This open-air stall at the end of RCA does the ultimate Thai post-drinking dish: instant noodles.

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    Saman Islam

    A Thai-Muslim restaurant in Chatuchak Weekend Market that serves a tasty chicken biryani.

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    A restaurant serving Thai staples in Chatuchak Weekend Market.

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    Villa Market

    This long-standing international store stocks a good selection of wines and cheese, as well as imported pantry rations (pasta, relishes, condiments etc.).

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    Villa Market

    This long-standing international grocery store is the place to pick up Western-style 'necessities' ranging from Cheerios to cheddar cheese.

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    Particularly popular with Muslim visitors and residents, this branch of Foodland stocks all manner of international food items.

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    Villa Market

    All Western-style 'necessities', including imported table wines and cheese blocks, are available here.