SOUL FOOD MAHANAKORN serves authentic regional Thai street food, but with the comforts and ambiance of a nice and hip resto-bar. They take pride in using fresh and locally-sourced ingredients, such as organic rice and free-range meats.
Here’s my Soul Food experience in Bangkok with other fellow travel bloggers…
Soul Food Mahanakorn Menu: Drinking Snacks, Salads, Noodles | Meats/Seafood, Curries, Things with Rice/Vegetables | Classic and Signature Cocktails
They serve regional Thai specialties and not the typical ones you see in Manila.
Our host ordered a Set Menu (THB 600/head) in 4 courses: To Start, Salad and Fish, Mains, and Dessert.
I love these Thai-Indian triangle bites! Just the right amount of chicken, wrapper crunchiness, and yogurt to tease your appetite.
A deconstructed Thai snack favorite of Mieng Kham, eaten in a Chinese-style cup of lettuce leaf. The flavors contrast with one another, so it’s best to have a little bit of each ingredient and not put too much tamarind jam.
SALAD AND FISH
Love the generous serving of pomelo with a good chili kick! We need to have more chilies in our pomelo salads in Manila.
The fish is fresh (hindi malansa) and with an herb-lime taste. The banana leaf presentation is also nice.
A Thai salad of smoky eggplant, but with duck eggs and bits of bacon. My new Thai vegetable favorite.
A good minced pork dish with baby kale bits to balance the taste and keep it healthy.
Another deconstructed dish, this time of curry and noodles. I like the new and refreshing flavor combinations in this dish. Make sure you eat the curry with the vegetables, bits of lime, and chili.
Nice, tender steak cuts, seasoned Thai-style with spices, lime, and a bit of fish sauce. Love this, too!
Like pork belly ramen served adobo-style. This was served last so I wasn’t able to appreciate it.
A big slice of Thai mango with sticky rice and sweet sauce on the side. I like eating this with lots of mango, just enough sticky rice, and minimal sweet sauce.
Overall, it was a nice Thai dining experience with other fellow travel bloggers. SOUL FOOD MAHANAKORN is a good place to taste new Thai dishes you won’t normally see, even in the posh Thai restaurants of Manila.
The flavors are a bit safe for me though. The food isn’t too spicy and mostly served with deconstructed presentations to allow for customization of the flavor experience. The resto caters to expats and tourists more than locals.
For the quality of food you get and the overall experience, THB 600/person is relatively expensive.
SOUL FOOD MAHANAKORN
56/10 SUKHUMVIT SOI 55 (SOI THONG LOR)
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