Despite being owned by the same group as the more well-known Tuk Tuk Noodle Thai, this establishment has risen to the top of Yeonnam-dong's restaurant rankings.
I jumped out of bed and made my way there, but there was already a long queue of people waiting.
When it's your turn, simply place your order at the kiosk, take a seat, and your food will be served to you immediately.
Soi Yeonnam has a genuine, Thai vibe.
How to enjoy Soi Yeonnam Noodles
- Red pepper vinegar 2T, fish sauce 2T, red pepper powder 1/2T
Tom Yum Rice Noodles 13,000 won (thin noodles)
One of my all-time favorite dishes is Tom Yum Goong. Since "Goong" is the Thai word for "Shrimp," "Tom yum" refers to a shrimp-free version of a hot sour soup. Mushrooms and minced pork are substituted for the shrimp, however, I didn't realize that at first and continued seeking for shrimp.
Not sure how others will feel about this food, but I like to think of it as Kimchi-jjigae (Kimchi stew) with a Thai flavor. I requested thin noodles because I prefer the dish with those rather than the thicker ones.
Soi Bone Noodles 13,900 won (medium noodles) + add coriander
Large three pork backbone cut into bite-sized pieces are included. A bit of heated Langsaeb describes the flavor. It certainly looks more appetizing than the standard rice noodles. Having more to chew on made it more pleasant, and the addition of red pepper and garlic made it tasty without leaving me feeling oily.
Soi popiah 13,500 won
Don't appetizers like these typically cost less than 10,000 won?
Although I was taken aback by the pricing, I'm not the kind to not place an order. The ingredients are plenty, and the filling was more reminiscent of dumplings than Chả giò. The chewy texture and flavorful ingredients (pork, bamboo shoots, prawns, etc.) will blow your mind. Therefore, I recommend that you try this.
It appears that the authentic flavors of Thailand have been preserved at this restaurant. You can find rice noodles and Tom Yum at almost any restaurant nowadays, but nowhere else will the food taste as good as it does right here.
My most recent vacation to Thailand was full of wonderful memories because of the great food and equally wonderful company. It was great to be able to recreate the memories of a wonderful trip to Thailand by eating these dishes multiple times over the COVID-19 period when I was unable to travel.
If you find yourself at Yeonnam-dong or you miss Thailand, please stop by and try it.
Address : 267 Donggyo-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul OPEN GOOGLE MAP
Phone : +82-507-1355-5130
Operation Hours : Monday-Sunday : 11:00 - 21:20 (Break time 15:00 - 17:00)
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Writer : ehoajdcnd
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