Eating delicious local food is one of the most important things while traveling, isn't it? Talad Rot Fai Srinakarin in Bangkok offers many food options from street food vendors as well as amazing restaurants and bars with live music nearby.
Here are our top picks of the food you can try at Talad Rot Fai Srinakarin.
Hoy Tod (Crispy Mussels Omelet)
Hoy Tod is a Thai style crispy omelet that looks like a fried pancake with mussels and is served with a chili sauce. Talad Rot Fai Srinakarin is our place to go for Hoy Tod. The omelet here is cooked well, crispy and very nice. Usually we order seafood Hoy Tod and all seafood is always fresh.
Fried Chicken Wings
Deep fried chicken wings are a great snack. It’s crispy and really delicious. You can order them coated with paprika powder, BBQ powder, cheese powder or even chili flakes to add up more taste. These crispy chicken wings are very cheap as they cost only 1 baht/piece but the taste is surprisingly good for the price.
Goong Tung (Thai-Style Spicy Mixed Seafood)
Goong Tung is a famous Thai-style seafood dish. Delicious grilled seafood is served on paper and the basket with plastic gloves is provided for you to eat your food. They serve prawns, squids and other seafood of your choice for a local price that is much lower than in restaurants and offers a better value for money. Our recommendation is to come to the market with an empty stomach and to enjoy this Thai seafood dish.
Crispy Crunchy Fried Shrimp Heads
Crunchy fried shrimp heads is a good snack if you want to try something new. Shrimp heads are fried until they become golden brown and really delicious. The coating such as paprika powder or chili flakes can be chosen to add up more taste.
Grilled Spotted Babylon with Cheese
Spotted Babylon is a kind of sweet sea snails that are a bit crunchy in texture. If you love seafood and cheese, this dish offers a good combination of them both. Not only spotted Babylon can be eaten with cheese here, but also shrimps, oysters, cockles or scallops.
Fried Soft-Shell Crab
Another recommendation for seafood lovers is deep-fried soft shell crabs. These crabs are fried to crispy and golden. The whole crab can be eaten. We ordered just 1 set to try and got many crabs for only 20 baht.
Takoyaki is one of Japan’s best-known street food dishes but it can be found at Talad Rot Fai Srinakarin as well. It is made of a savory pancake batter shaped into round balls and filled with cooked seafood. The taste is quite sweet due to the mayonnaise and sauce on top. It costs 5 baht /piece.
Have you ever tried to eat an insect in your life? Eating insects might be one of the challenges for you. Fried insects are widely eaten in Thailand and Talad Rot Fai Srinakarin is a really good place to try delicious deep fried insects.
Before you try, read A Guide to Thai Taste: Eating Insects in Thailand.
Crispy batter is so good and it's just impossible to stop eating this nice snack. Crispy batter is slightly sweet. It costs 35 baht/box.
Kluay Ping (Grilled Bananas with Coconut Sauce)
Grilled bananas are one of our favorite snacks. Bananas are placed on sticks and roasted until golden brown. Then a heavy object, such as a rolling pin, is used to press bananas slightly flat and let them soak with the coconut sauce. This snack is very delicious. Expect to pay 20 baht for 1 stick of banana.
Look Choup (Fruit Shaped Mung Beans)
Look Choup is a very popular Thai dessert. The colorful and fruit shaped appearance of the dessert is very attractive. Look Choup is made from mung beans that are painted with food coloring and then dipped into gelatin. The taste is sweet and the smell is fragrant.