The travel website www.cnngo.com recently ranked Thailand’s capital of Bangkok as one of Asia’s 10 greatest street food cities. The website proclaimed the city as a street food "heavyweight" due to its easily accessible choices of street food.
In the feature, 10 kinds of local Thai delicacies
were presented, ranging from No. 1 the popular Phat See Ew noodles to No. 10 Khanom Khrok, a well-known Thai dessert. The traditional Thai tea with milk Cha Yen also came in at No. 8. The full list is as follows:
1.Phat See Ew (stir-fried rich noodles with broccoli and dark soy sauce)
2.Som Tam (spicy papaya salad)
3.Moo Ping (grilled pork skewers)
4.Boat noodles (assorted noodles in small bowls)
5.Khao Phat Poo (crab fried rice)
6.Moo Dat Diew (marinated dried pork)
7.Khanom Jeen (fermented rice noodles with curry)
8.Cha Yen (Thai tea with milk)
9.Khao Niew Mamuang (sticky rice with mango)
10.Khanom Khrok (sweet coconut pudding)
The website also recommended one restaurant famous for each of the above foods with corresponding location on a Bangkok map.
Other greatest food cities in Asia include Taipei, Penang, Fukuoka, Hanoi, Singapore, Seoul, Xi'an, Manila, and Phnom Pehn.
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