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Bangkok: Platinum Mall

ggom1 Nov 15, 2012 06:03 PM

Are there any particularly good lunch option(s) in or near Platinum Mall? I'll be staying near the National Stadium BTS and plan to take the canal boat over to Platinum so anything by the canal stops works too.

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  1. Curt the Soi Hound Nov 16, 2012 12:12 AM

    Across the pedestrian bridge, from Pantip Plaza, there is a small shop called "Pantip Khao Mun Kai". Khao mun kai is the Thai version of Hianese chicken rice, a little spicier sauce, less ginger. The place also can make pad see ewe and ladna.

    Pantip Khao Mun Kai: http://goo.gl/maps/SutzZ

    It's the shop with the Pepsi stuff in this photo / map.

    1. Curt the Soi Hound Nov 16, 2012 05:38 PM

      If you can handle lan khao gaeng, "steam tray" style, Pantip Plaza's 2nd floor food court has some tasty offerings, including one of the city's better green curries. There is also a spot that sell khao soy, a Chiangmai speciality.

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      1. re: Curt the Soi Hound
        Silverjay Nov 16, 2012 05:44 PM

        I'm planning a visit to Pantip Plaza. Is there a particular vendor to look out for that green curry or is there just one steam table place and your rec is to get the green curry there?

        1. re: Silverjay
          Curt the Soi Hound Nov 16, 2012 11:10 PM

          There is just a spot that serves different entrees with rice. The last time I was there, it was, pretty much, the center attraction. I will have to offer this disclaimer; I haven't been for some time.

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        ggom1 Nov 19, 2012 08:42 AM

        Perfect, thanks for the recommendations!

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