Soi Food Series: Get lost in the maze of food at Wang Lang Market

It’s impossible to leave Wang Lang Market without buying something, whether affordable accessories, vintage clothes or great food. Known for offering second-hand essentials, this market also houses a variety of food to fill your tummy from fried pork to sushi and bakery items.

 

Moo Tod Chao Wang

One of the most classic street snacks in Bangkok is fried pork with sticky rice. Moo Tod Chao Wang’s signature is a saucy red fried pork with sticky rice for THB45 that they’ve been perfecting for more than 10 years. Note that the pork is for takeaway only.

Hours: 5:30am – 7:30pm, closed on Sunday

Tel. 087-594-2466, 085-351-4777

 

Chaiwat Bakery

For decades, Chaiwat Bakery has been offering a variety of fresh baked goods daily. The shop is most famous for their tarts (THB12). They come in a variety of toppings from chocolate to fresh fruits like strawberry and lychee.

Hours: 7am – 8:30pm, everyday

Tel. 02-411-0280

 

Mew’s Spring Rolls (Original)

Mew’s fresh spring rolls don’t look like those you get on other streets in Bangkok. These are soft and served smothered in dipping sauce with pieces of fried egg and crabmeat on top. There are two small tables where you can enjoy Mew’s rolls fresh from the cooker for THB35. Take advantage of this setup because this might be the only spring roll stand in Bangkok that offers seating.

Hours: 5:30am – 4pm, closed on Suday

Tel. 087-084-5510

 

Yupin’s Som Tam

Declious som tam with juicy fried chicken and sticky rice, there’s no better lunch you can ask for on the streets of Bangkok. It’s easy on your wallet too. A THB50 bill will get you a dish of som tam with salted egg or a chunk of fried chicken. Yupin’s Som Tam offers some of the best of the best Issan food in the city. They also serve spicy soup with ant eggs.

Hours: 8am – 7pm, everyday

Tel. 081-648-0382, 087-818-8313

 

Orathai Sushi

If you ask most Thai people the first food stall comes to mind when they think of Wang Lang Market, the answer will inevitably be “Sushi Wang Lang” or “Orathai Sushi”

Their sushi may be small and cheap, but Orathai is famous for using the freshest ingredients and, hey, now there’s two branches for you to sop up the Japanese flavors on the cheap. Sushi starts at just THB5 per piece while a bowl of sesame salmon will set you back THB129.

Hours: 8am – 8pm, everyday

 

Check out previous episodes of Soi Food:

Soi Food Series: Explore long legacy of street food at Talat Phlu

Soi Food Series: Start the day with Thai-Chinese eats near Tiger God Shrine

Soi Food Series: Get stuffed on noodles and sweet toast on Soi Udomsuk

Soi Food Series: Ditch the cliche Yaowarat and get yourself to Soi Yotse

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