One such establishment is Jay Fai, a roadside restaurant specializing in Thai food such as khai jeaw poo or crab omelette, a hot and sour soup called tom yum and pad kee mao or fresh fried noodles.
Jay Fai, located in Phra Nakhon, Bangkok, was founded in in the 1980s by Supinya Junsuta. The awarded for the first time one Michelin star rating in 2018. Junsuta, who is 75, remains the sole chef at the restaurant today.
The restaurant, which serves street food, is one of Bangkok’s most famous. Featured in the 2019 Netflix show “Street Food‘, and has dozens of celebrity fans, including Russell Crowe, John Legendand Martha Stewart.
Jay Fai has cultivated a cult following over the years, with restaurants glorification the restaurant’s food as “delicious and unique” and a “presentation like art”.