International cuisine, street foods also recognized in MICHELIN Guide Bangkok
Apart from Thai food, international cuisines and street foods were also featured at MICHELIN Guide Bangkok 2018.
For instance, establishments awarded with one star such as Ginza Sushi ichi was also included in the book.
Ginza Sushi ichi is a sushi restaurant where ingredients are delivered straight from markets in Tokyo every 24 hours.
Sühring, where brothers Mathias and Thomas Sühring deliver their very own style of modern German cooking that is sometimes playful, sometimes classic and always prepared with care, is also included in the book, as well as restaurants serving French contemporary cuisine— L’Atelier de JoëlRobuchon, J’AIME by Jean-Michel Lorrain, Elements and Savelberg.
“Michelin is pleased to unveil the first selection for the MICHELIN Guide Bangkok, which features a total of 98 restaurants. This selection highlights how the city embraces international dining without abandoning its own heritage and authentic cuisine – which draws millions of visitors worldwide,” a statement showed.
This year’s selection also features a total of 35 restaurants awarded a Bib Gourmand, a distinction that recognizes favorite establishments selected by the MICHELIN inspectors for their good value for money, as they serve a quality menu for a maximum of THB 1000.
On the ground the inspectors unearthed all kinds of delights: from street food like Baan Yai Phad Thai, one of the best place for Phad Thai, or Guay Tiew Kua Gai Suanmali, a long-standing stir-fried chicken noodle shop, to more traditional restaurants offering local and delicious Thai cuisine.
For example, Jay Oh serves local style seafood and dishes in a very local rustic, casual ambience where long queues are seen every night, and also obtaining a Bib Gourmand, Baannai, located in a beautiful Thai style wooden house with a well decorated garden serving traditional and delicate Thai food, or Soul Food Mahanakorn which serves modern Thai food.