Somebody Feed Phil – Bangkok
Netflix: Season 1
Phil Rosenthal visits Bangkok, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. He experiences the floating markets, tastes the amazing street food, and enjoys a 25 course meal with the culinary genius that is Gaggan Anand. See the locations, restaurants, and attractions he visited on the show for the best of what to do in Bangkok.
For Part 2: Somebody Feed Phil: Chiang Mai Itinerary
1. Khlong Lat Mayom Floating Market
Bang Ramat Road Khwaeng Bang Ramat, Khet Taling Chan, Bangkok 10170
Phil begins his trip in Bangkok by visiting one of its famous floating markets. Traveling by boat, he passes by other boats that are docked selling vegetables, fruits, as well as cooked foods. Along the way, he also sees houses, temples, and shrines which are all a part of the locals' daily lives. The floating market is adjacent is a larger land-based market with more items to buy. It is truly a unique experience.
Tasted: Grilled banana
Pad Thai with tamarind
Khanom Tua Pap - Sticky rice flour crepe filled with shrimp, coconut, mung bean, and sesame
Young coconut ice cream with palm seed, sticky rice, and other toppings
2. Author's Lounge
48 Oriental Avenue, Bangkok 10500
A beautiful, elegant, and airy setting at the Mandarin Oriental. Phil visits for afternoon tea in the lounge that has hosted authors including Joseph Conrad and Somerset Maugham.
Tasted: Marco Polo tea
Afternoon Tea Set - Curry, Egg, Scone with clotted cream, Mango sticky rice tart
24 Sukhumvit 53 Alley Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110
Phil's next stop is Err, a couple run restaurant with their take on Thai street food and cocktails. The dishes are innovative as they are delicious.
Err cocktail - passionfruit, Thai rum, chili
GM Tini - Thai basil, popcorn spirit, with spicy popcorn on top
Chicken movie - chicken skin
Deep fried salted mackerel