Thai cuisine is known around the world for its intricate different preparations, unique blend of spice and herbs with layers of flavors and yumminess. That what makes the country the World’s kitchen. Plus, with the amazing array culinary delights you can find from the streets to upscale restaurants, any city in Thailand is a foodie’s heaven. Thais, hence, love to eat and it reflects in different types of cuisine throughout the city. Here we take you to Bangkok’s premiere lifestyle destination where authentic international cuisines are housed in one place. And your taste buds will thank you for it.
Samboon Seafood (Thai)
While you may think Thai food is curries and spicy salad, Samboon Seafood offers typical Thai dishes you would find throughout Thailand and the original take on seafood. Expect fresh ingredients, flavorful bites and authenticity. Opened in 1969, the restaurant located on 5th floor at Central Embassy still carries original recipes made popular among local and international visitors including Poo Pad Pong Karee or fried curry crab. The sweetness of fresh crab combined with creamy aromatic curry mixture is definitely not to be missed. Other must-try dishes include deep fried rock lobster with garlic, deep fried seabass with sweet fish sauce and grilled seafood with special Thai-style dipping sauce.
Din Tai Fung Thailand
Hailed as top 10 gourmet restaurants in the world by the New York Times and decorated one Michelin star, Din Tai Fung has become a global brand for an introduction to Taiwanese and Chinese cuisine. At the top of the menu is the famous Xiao Long Bao or steamed dumplings with soup and meat filling. This is not your typical dim sum because the dough has to be soft, smooth and thin just enough to carry soup filling inside and melt in your mouth when eat. Taste this world renown recipe on the 5th floor of Central Embassy. Be prepared for a very juicy meal.
PAUL depuis 1889
If you crave for some authentic French food and pastry, look no further than Paul, the iconic French bakery on 1st floor at Central Embassy. Serving traditional french bread since 1889, this family run business has expanded into an empire sharing the real taste of French culinary to the world. For quick bite, grab salads or quiches but or stop by for freshly baked baguettes before heading home.
You don’t have to fly all the way to Japan to get the real authentic sushi. Hinata on 5th floor at Central Embassy has flown in fresh catch and produce from Japan to serve you carefully crafted sushi made with highest quality of ingredient. From Mazuma Wasabi” from Shizuoka to traditional Tokyo-style sushi rice, experienced chef will prepare each bite at the bar and put it just in front of you. That’s only a matter of second to haven.
The Girl and The Pig
This New American bistro with farmhouse-inspired décor will get your comfort food cravings fixed. The menu focuses on natural ingredients with a variety of western food from steak frites to pasta. However, the real highlights are American brunch classics with great twists like egg benedict with crab cakes, buttermilk biscuits and pull pork burger. Don’t skip desserts because here their baked good are made without flavor enhancer or preservative or trans fats to make sure end a good meal with a sweet bite or two.