Thailand is one of the most popular destinations in Southeast Asia because of its white sandy beaches, friendly people and low cost of living. Bangkok is also the centre of commerce in the region due to the investment boom in the 80s and 90s. It is a diverse multicultural city that attracts people from all over the world, which influences the type of businesses that you see in many parts of the city.
Bangkok, like many large cities, has a very diverse population due to its being the centre of business in Southeast Asia. Multinational businesses from all over the world, but especially in Asia, have branches there, and the city caters to people from all over the globe. You can buy locally produced newspapers written in Japanese, Thai or English, and there are restaurants that offer every cuisine imaginable.
There is a long history of migration from Japan to Thailand. Bangkok is home to two-thirds of all the Japanese in the country, giving it the fourth largest Japanese expatriate community outside of Japan. There are many businesses that cater to the Japanese, including restaurants like Kisso. Most Asian cultures share a diet that consists of a large amount of fish, rice and fresh produce, and the fish markets in Bangkok can supply most of the foods available in a Japanese restaurant.
Fresh Fish Markets
There are several places to buy fresh fish in the city, including the big seafood markets near the docks that get fresh fish in daily, and small street vendors. Some of the Japanese restaurants in the city are not far from the main fish market on Sukhumvit. Since many of the best restaurants are located in hotels, you can stay in a hotel and enjoy the food when you are in Bangkok on vacation.
You can eat at the popular restaurant Kisso good Japanese restaurant in Bangkok that has been operating there for over 20 years. It is a typical Japanese restaurant that not only caters to visitors from around the world, but the local Japanese population. They serve a variety of fish dishes, along with Kobe beef, which is considered to be some of the best beef in the world.
Popular Foods in Bangkok
Although street food is quite popular in the city because people can quickly pick it up for a meal and go, or eat outside near the vendors’ carts, there are several different types of restaurants that people like to frequent as well. Most of the Asian cuisines are very well represented in Bangkok, as are French restaurants, Italian food and even a Mexican restaurant, although its authenticity might be questionable as it is owned and operated by Australians.
With a large diverse population in Bangkok, you will be able to eat almost any type of food you want, including a Reuben sandwich from an American style deli to Japanese and Thai street cuisine.