Thailand is one of the countries in my bucket list. Being the only country in South East Asia that was not colonized, I’m really interested to experience the culture of Thailand. I’d love to visit the Grand Palaces and the floating markets in Bangkok. I want to meet the Northern Hill Tribes, and eat authentic Thai Food! Since I’m still saving for it, the most realistic thing to do is to find a restaurant that serves Thai Food. My feet brought me to Erawan Thai Street Food!
To be honest, I’m not really familiar with the authentic taste of Thai food. I think the last time I tried it is when I went to Red Ginger at City of Dreams. Let me show you their menu:
The price ranges from ₱100 to ₱280 ($2-6). I think that it’s budget friendly because they use spices from Thai.
They don’t serve food at the same time. Some food takes more time to be served. We had to wait before taking this pic. LOL.
Pad Thai is one of the most famous street foods in Thailand. It is a stir-fry dish made with rice noodles, shrimp, chicken, or tofu, peanuts, a scrambled egg and bean sprouts.
Their Pad Thai tastes good. I like that it’s not spicy. I was expecting more noodles and meat but majority of the ingredients is tofu.
Tom Yum is a type of hot and sour Thai soup. It is usually cooked with shrimp.
We ordered the medium size. It includes about four to five pieces of shrimps. How was it? It tastes like Sinigang with a taste of Thai to me. It’s flavorful but I felt that it lacks some veggies.
Thai Fried Rice
There are various types of Thai Fried Rice. There are Thai Pineapple Fried Rice, Classic Chicken/Shrimp Fried Rice, and Thai Yellow Fried Rice to name a few.
Their fried rice tastes like the usual Filipino Fried Rice. However, this one is more sticky. I think they put some egg while frying the rice. I was expecting for a Thai twist but I’m a bit disappointed. If you want to get full, order this.
Thai Fresh Spring Rolls
Spring rolls are one of the most popular Oriental foods. It comes in numerous varieties that differs from one country to the next.
Thai Fresh Spring Rolls looks like Gỏi cuốn (Vietnamese Spring Rolls). In contrast, Thai Fresh Spring Rolls is composed mainly of carrots and some other veggies. There’s a very small portion of chicken meat. I wish they have more. Anyway, this is great for vegetarians. Just ask them not to include meat.
The staff are neat. I like that they are dressed in Thai inspired clothes.
Erawan Thai Street Food is located at JB Tan, Casa California, BF Resort Village, Las Pinas, Metro Manila.
It’s an open space but I did not feel hot at all. I guess they turn on the fans at noon time.
The decorations will make you feel that you’re in Thailand.
I and my friends had a pleasant experience there. The food, the people, and the ambiance is good. I wish I’m near Las Pinas so I could go there anytime I want.
Among the food we ate, I think Pad Thai is the best. I’d love to try the pineapple fried rice, the mango salad, and the pistachio ice cream next time!
How about you? Have you been to Thailand? Have you tried any Thai Restaurants?