Fodor's Expert Review Soul Food Mahanakorn
Launched by food critic Jarrett Wrisley, this gem of a restaurant and bar is in a converted Chinese shophouse in trendy Thong Lor and is usually packed to the rafters. It's no surprise, as the place serves some of the city's best Thai food, from heng lay (a curry popular in the north) to larb pet (roast duck salad) and an array of fresh vegetables served with several spicy chili sauces. The double-pour drinks here are every bit as good as the food, with concoctions like a Lycheegrass Collins or Lo-So Mojito using local ingredients.
56/10 Sukhumvit, Soi 55
Bangkok, Bangkok 10110, Thailand