By Miriam Korik OD and Justin Bazan OD
Night Markets of Chiang Mai, Thailand
Join us on a mouthwatering journey through the vibrant night markets of Chiang Mai, Thailand! From North to South of the city, we dive deep into the heart of Thai street food culture, trying both popular and hidden gems the city has to offer.
North Market Highlights:
- Hands-on experience: We roll up our sleeves to help a local vendor make a traditional Thai soup! See how it’s done and our reactions to the first sip!
- Indulge in a creamy Tapioca with Coconut Milk dessert that melts in your mouth.
- Savor the flavors of a hearty Pork and Rice dish – a staple for many locals.
- Crunchy Morning Glory – it’s not what you think! Discover this delicious vegetable dish that’s a favorite among locals.
South Market Discoveries:
- Slurp on Chiang Mai’s iconic dish – Khao Soi, a rich and spicy noodle soup.
- For the adventurous souls: We sample Thai moonshine! Watch our expressions as we take the first gulp.
- Dive into the sweet world with a delectable Fried Banana dessert. Crispy, sweet, and oh-so-delicious!
Beyond the flavors, this journey taught us about the daily eating habits of the locals and the significance of night markets in their everyday lives. Chiang Mai’s night markets are a hub of culinary delights and traditions.
Whether you’re a foodie or just curious about Thai street food, this video promises a sensory overload of colors, sounds, and tantalizing tastes.
Miriam Korik OD and Justin Bazan OD are optometrists in private practice in Brooklyn, NY. You can find more information about their travel reviews and recommendations on their Youtube page below.