Bangkok in 12 Dishes How to Eat Like You Live There

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  • Copyright: 2020-04-01
  • Publisher: Red Pork Press Ltd
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Nowhere, but nowhere, gets a foodie’s pulse racing like Bangkok; the Thai capital dazzles with its vibrant cuisine. And darnit if the downright deliciousness of it all doesn’t slap you around the choppers from the moment you arrive. Eating opps lurk down every alley, waterway and high street, making gorging non-stop the name of the Bangkok game. For the food lover, Bangkok is Nirvana.
The product of Chinese, Muslim, Central Thai regional and royal influences, the city’s frenzied kitchens have spawned distinctive dishes. Pad Thai, tom yum goong, mee grob, kao mok gai and satay –  these are just the tip of the veritable iceberg. Beside these, there are oodles of noodle dishes, tons of different curries, endless ways with seafood and compelling sweets, street food snacks, braises, salads, barbecues, soups and stir fries. Fragrant, spicy, sweet and salty; the flavours are a revelation. To make sense of them you need a culinary companion and happily, we’ve made one. Poise your fork for some serious gluttonising, with Bangkok In 12 Dishes as your guide.
Bangkok In 12 Dishes is structured around iconic dishes you should try at least once while in town. Miang, ob woon sen, hoy tod, mango sticky rice and kao ha moo, for starters. But your food odyssey won’t stop with just the essential 12 eats. Our guide also dives deep into Bangkok’s myriad desserts and curries, guides you to the city’s best food markets, IDs sensational tropical fruits, takes an overnighter to Ayutthaya, offers food survival hacks for Chatuchak Market, lists all the best bars and follows a food trail around the city’s scenic waterways.
This book features...
• 12 must-eat local dishes, with photos, descriptions, helpful information and restaurant listings
• A self-guided eating tour around Yaowarat, Bangkok’s Chinatown
• Where to shop for fabulous gifts for your food-loving pals
• The best bar low-down
• Top dining around Bangkok’s riverside sights
• Overnighting in Ayutthaya- what to see, what to eat, and how to get there
• Food markets - the what, the how and the where to eat
• Picture guides to must-eat curries, salads, and tropical fruits
Inside Bangkok In 12 Dishes...
• Easy to navigate, with full colour photographs throughout
• A handy map indicating major landmarks and restaurant locations
• Pocketable, affordable and with user-friendly content
• Restaurants for all budgets, with an emphasis on affordable options
• Listings that put you in the thick of local dining

Author Biography

Red Pork Press is a small, dynamic publishing company founded by Antony Suvalko and Leanne Kitchen. Based in New Zealand and Australia, Red Pork Press brings together years of food-travel publishing experience and a passion for world cuisines. A particular interest in Asia saw the pair write The Real Food of China and East, Culinary Adventures in Southeast Asia, both illustrated recipe collections. From making content for international airlines to feature writing for international magazines, the pair bring their formidable talents and insights to the In 12 Dishes series.

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