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Let's Celebrate the Thai New Year or Songkran with a Traditional Dish, Khao Chae!


Let's Celebrate the Thai New Year or Songkran with a Traditional Dish, Khao Chae!

During the hottest season in Thailand, a refreshing dish called Khao Chae is only available. Khao Chae was created by the Mon ethnic group as a ceremonial offering to their local holy spirits during Songkran. Food historians believe that the dish known as Pad Thai originated in the court of Thailand during the reign of King Rama II. However, according to memoirs written by Mom Chao Chidchanok Kridakon, King Rama IV, V, and VI mentioned that a high-born lady named Lady Son-Klin Gajaseni, who later became the king's favourite, introduced the dish to the king. Lady Son-Klin prepared the dish for the king while he was vacationing at Phra Nakhon Khiri, which is currently in Phetchaburi province. The dish grew in popularity in the royal court and later outside of it, and it remains a favourite to this day.


Khao Chae consists of cooked rice that has been washed seven times, jasmine-scented water, and side dishes including Look Kapi (Deep-fried shrimp paste balls), Chai Pow Waan (Sweet stir-fried radish), Hom Daeng Yud Sai (Deep-fried stuffed shallots), Prik Yuak Sod Sai (Egg-coated assorted green pepper), and Moo Foi (Sweet pork floss). If you're visiting Thailand during Songkran and want to try Khao Chae, Chomp compiles a list of places that serve it.

Let's Celebrate the Thai New Year or Songkran with a Traditional Dish, Khao Chae!

Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort Experience an international BBQ buffet while enjoying traditional Thai performances at Anantara Riverside Bangkok's Riverside Terrace. Savour the taste of Khao Chae, the renowned Thai royal cuisine, and feel like royalty. Join us for an unforgettable dining experience from 13 to 15 April 2024, between 18:00 and 22:00 pm. The price is THB 1,999 net per person and THB 899 net per child (aged 5-11 years old). The price includes free-flow soft drinks.

Date: 13-15 APR 2024 Time: 18:00 - 22:00 Hours

Let's Celebrate the Thai New Year or Songkran with a Traditional Dish, Khao Chae!

Anantara Siam Bangkok

Experience the ultimate dining indulgence at Spice Market from March 15th to April 30th, 2024. Our Khao Chae set offers a lavish culinary experience that will transport diners back in time to the regal era of Thailand. Step into the luxurious atmosphere of the restaurant and indulge in a feast worthy of royalty. A team of chefs has created a tantalising Khao Chae set that is sure to satisfy diners' taste buds. Each set, priced at THB 850++ (food only), is a perfect blend of flavours and textures made with the freshest ingredients and traditional techniques. Come and celebrate the summer season in true regal style between 12:00 noon and 14:30.

Date: 15-30 APR 2024

Time: 12:00 - 14:30 Hours


Contact

Tel: +662 126 8866


Let's Celebrate the Thai New Year or Songkran with a Traditional Dish, Khao Chae!

InterContinental Bangkok InterContinental Bangkok is offering a chilled delicacy called Khao Chae throughout the month of April. Guests can enjoy this cool and refreshing jasmine rice in fragrant chilled water, accompanied by savoury condiments such as stuffed shallots with fish, shredded sweetened pork, and deep-fried shrimp paste balls. The dish is served at Balcony Lounge, which offers an elegant and serene setting. The Khao Chae set is available every day from 1st to 30th April 2024, between 11.00 and 17.00, priced at THB 460 per set. Date: 1-30 APR 2024

Time: 11:00 - 17:00 Hours


Contact

Tel: +662 656 0444

Let's Celebrate the Thai New Year or Songkran with a Traditional Dish, Khao Chae!

Jim Thompson, a Thai Restaurant

Jim Thompson offers a limited-time "Khao Chae Jim Thompson" set from now to 12 May 2024. Dine in at 950 Baht++, or take away in a limited-edition Thai Tiffin Box for 1,900 Baht net per person or 2,500 Baht net for two. The set features premium and organic ingredients, including organically sourced jasmine rice and seven side dishes. There are only 50 allocations per day. Order now to experience the traditional Thai delicacy.

Date: Now-12 MAY 2024

Time: 12:00 - 15:30 and 18:00 - 22:00 Hours


Contact

Tel: +662 612 3601


Let's Celebrate the Thai New Year or Songkran with a Traditional Dish, Khao Chae!

The Siam Tea Room by Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queens Park


The Siam Tea Room by Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queens Park, the enchanting waterside Thai dining destination at Asiatique The Riverfront, is offering its Khao Chae promotion from now to 31 May 2024. This seasonal speciality dish is made with chilled jasmine rice and traditional condiments. Guests can choose from set menus or à la carte dishes, which include a variety of condiments such as fried young pepper stuffed with pork & shrimp in fluffy egg and roasted coconut mango salad. The set menu is priced at THB 1,430++ for one person or THB 1,820++ for two. A takeaway option is available for THB 1,200++ per person. Alternatively, guests can enjoy the Khao Chae Chao Phraya à la carte experience, which includes sweet shredded beef, sweet & crispy fish, sweet & crispy dried shrimp, sweet & crispy dried squid, and crispy-fried golden beans.


Date: Now-31 MAY 2024

Time: 12:00 - 00:00 Hours


Contact

Tel: +662 059 5999

Email: restaurant-reservations.bkkqp@marriotthotels.com Wishing Chomp's readers and subscribers a very Happy Thai New Year and a joyous Songkran celebration!

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