In an effort to clean up the sidewalks, Bangkok’s government has shut down many iconic street food vendors. The crackdown has had mixed reviews from people who are upset about the unavailability of cheap and delicious iconic foods. However, there are still some places left that visitors can attend. These places include the Nang Leong Market, which provides traditional Thai snacks like fried bananas. Yaowarat is also still available, which is known for their fried rice and delicious noodles. Although many iconic places cease to exist, travelers and locals can still enjoy a small taste of the iconic food scene that Thailand has to offer.
“Among Bangkok locals there is a popular belief that street food vendors were clogging up the streets in an already-busy city, and also creating overwhelming mess and smells in these public spaces.”
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