BKK Express : Interesting Dishes and Desserts

  4th Floor Food Hall , UP Town Mall, Bonifacio Global City , Taguig City 

BKK Express is shorten word for Bangkok Express. This is one of the newest concept food stall by the Cabalen group of company . BKK Express just opened their doors at the 4th level of Food Hall within UPTOWN Mall, BGC, Taguig.

Chef Thea and Mr. Roy Fontabla

Chef Thea is from Thailand and  70% of the ingredients were imported from Thailand . ” Not all Thai foods are spicy , which Filipinos and the general public may have perceived , Thai foods are known for balancing its sweetness, sourness, spiciness ” said Mr. Roy Fontabla ( Area Manager Soi, BKK Express).  The rest of the ingredients were locally sourced , this maintain the freshness and one way of helping local producers .

Here are among the favorite dishes that we have tasted at the BKK Expresss.

Isan Sausage 

Isan / Esan Sausage is known as Sai Krok Isan , which is similar with our local longganisa . This dish is normally eaten as appetizer or light snack,  wrapped in fresh lettuce leaves , chopped fresh chilies , sliced fresh cloves of garlic, matchstick sliced ginger, roasted peanuts , cilantro .

One can easily adjust the spiciness depending on how many chopped chilies , one will add to the roll. This is good for 2 persons (Php 350.00) per serving.

Thai Spring Rolls this is eaten as appetizer or meal viand. This is crispy with sweet chili sauce as condiment .

Thai Bagoong Rice with sliced mangoes , dried shrimps, chopped string beans, scrambled eggs , cucumber , salted egg , pork , chopped fresh onions , chilies  with lemon .

Pad Thai Tofu 

Pad Thai – is a stir fry Thai noodles is special homemade tamarind sauce with dried shrimps ,eggs, mung beans sprouts, radish , chives , tofu and crush peanuts .

Pad Thai Chicken

Pad Thai -Singaporean style

Pad Thai Singapore style was a version of Pad Thai made by Singaporean chef , The dish originated in Singapore uses a different kind of noodles compared to the Thai , Eventually this dish became popular in Singapore and in Southeast Asia.

BKK express had several Pad Thai dishes like Pad Thai crab meat –Php 250 , Pad Thai Chicken –Php 220 , Pad Thai Tofu –Php 190 and Pad Thai Singaporean – Php 250 – Ideal for twin sharing .

Chicken satay

Chicken satay had 2 types of condiments and ideal for 2 to 3 persons ( Php 320 ) There is also a Pork  Sweet Style Barbecue which cost (Php 330) ideal for 2 to 3 person sharing.

Pork Belly 5 Stew with Hard Boiled Egg – This is very similar to Chinese- style pork asado with hard boiled eggs and vegetable , This also comes with special condiment . Ideal for 2 to 3 person sharing ( Php 260 )

Thai Noodle with Roasted Pork 

Thai Noodle Soup – This is a Thai noodle with marinated pork meat, cilantro , bokchoy  and chopped spring onion leaves .  There were five kinds to Thai noodles to choose from – Thai Noodle with Roasted Pork ( Php 160) good for twin sharing MUST Try , Fresh Egg Noodles with Shrimp Wanton ( Php 190) good for twin sharing MUST Try, Thai Rice Noodles with Meat Balls ( Php 190) , Fresh Egg Noodles with Shrimp Wanton and Roasted Pork ( Php 180) MUST Try , Fish Tom Yam with Thin Rice Noodles ( Php 180 )

Desserts – There are a lot of  Thai desserts , some are almost similar to some popular Philippine desserts but not overly sweet .  They can be shared between 2 to 3 person .

Water Chestnut with Crushed Ice and Toddy Palm ( Php 125 ) Toddy Palm or ‘Look Dtahn’ in Thai, is clear and crunchy. This is a type of Palmyra palm which is extensively cultivated from India , mainland Southeast Asia , Madagascar and Papua New Guinea. The palm is highly ornamental and the palm had numerous economic value.

Sticky Rice Mango Sundae with Sherbet – This is another all time favorite with two kinds of colored sticky rice , topped with sliced mangoes, sherbet with grated coconut meat. ( Php 135)

Some of the Must Try juices are the Thai Ice Tea ( Php 55.00) , Thai Iced Coffee ( Php 55.00) , Lemon Grass Juice ( Php 45.00) and Pandan Iced tea ( Php 45.00)

Contact : 805-1328

Note : Prices are subject to changes without prior notice.

How to Commute :

1.) From MRT Guadalupe station , take 1 jeepney ride with Gate 3 , UPTOWN Mall signage – Minimim Fare- Php 7.00

2.) A short walking distance from jeepney stop to the Mall will take around 5 to 10 minutes .

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