Since the launch of the MICHELIN Guide Thailand 2022 in December of last year, our inspectors have been out and about in search for new addresses worthy of a place in the MICHELIN Guide selection.
Whet your appetite with a sneak peek of the upcoming MICHELIN Guide Thailand; Bib Gourmands and Stars will be announced at the end of the year. Every third Wednesday of the month, the new restaurants that will be part of the upcoming MICHELIN Guide Thailand will be featured in both the MICHELIN Guide Thailand website and the MICHELIN Guide application.
How will you spot the new additions? They will be highlighted with a ‘New’ symbol. Some of these newly recommended establishments will go on to earn distinctions at the MICHELIN Star Revelation ceremony, so why not give them a try and see which ones you would add to your shortlist?
Here are 4 of the MICHELIN inspectors' favourite new additions for May 2022 in Thailand!
Tang Jai Yang, Bangkok
Tang Jai Yang’s chef started cooking char siu, or Cantonese-style barbecue pork, for family and friends before selling it online. There, it went viral, so he opened this understated place. Since almost every dish on the menu contains succulent pork, you can’t really go wrong.
Tek Heng (Mee Krob Jeen Lee), Bangkok
History is on the menu at this legendary Thai-Chinese restaurant. Starting out as a floating shop on Khlong Bangkok Yai before moving onshore in 1907, it’s now run by 4th generation descendants of the Thai-Teochew founders. It fills three shophouses adorned with articles, awards, and photos, including some of King Rama V. He is said to have enjoyed the Mee Krob, or crispy vermicelli – one of this place’s many classics based on 130-year-old family recipes.
Pork offal and pickled cabbage soup fans will want to visit this spot. Opened more than 60 years ago and now run by the founders’ children, it uses a family recipe in its signature dish that features tasty pickled cabbage and fresh offal in a delightful sweet pork broth.
Samlor means ‘tricycle’ in Thai and a traditional one hangs outside this cosy restaurant. Inside the loft-style space, Chef Napol creates flavoursome, well-presented elevated Thai cuisine inspired by local street food with specially selected ingredients. They also have a la carte menu, including cut of the day (main course of the day) and catch of the day (fish menu of the day) available. Guests need to check with the chef at the spot what they specially have on that day. The seasonal tasting menu (advance booking required) is also delightful.
Stay up-to-date with the latest MICHELIN-recommended restaurants and news on MICHELIN Guide Thailand Facebook page, MICHELIN Guide website and on the MICHELIN Guide mobile app (iOS and Android), which enables you to find every restaurant and hotel in the world selected by the MICHELIN Guide.
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Hero images in order: © Samlor, Arunwan, Tang Jai Yang, Tek Heng (Mee Krob Jeen Lee)