‘Gaggan’, a name so familiar to foodies around the globe, has been complimented and mentioned in many local and international leading media. Awarded two Michelin Stars in the Michelin Guide Bangkok 2018, and ranked number one on the list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants for the fourth time in a row, Gaggan is one of the most wanted-to-visit restaurants in Bangkok, especially after Chef Gaggan Anand declared not to accept any stars or awards from 2019 onwards.
Despite the charm of Chef Gaggan whose Indian progressive cuisine surprises the palate of diners from different countries, the EMOJI menu is the source of immense excitement and delight for every guest at Gaggan.
The emoji menu was placed on the dining table which was decorated with a white tablecloth. Curiosity was instantly stimulated the moment looking at the emoji menu. 25 different emoji lined up as a straight line vertically in the middle of the menu. What did those emoji mean? Were they the ingredients of the dishes on the menu? Yes, some of them were. Were they about how to enjoy the dish? Some were. Curious led to anticipation, an exciting anticipation for the next course.
We love this emoji menu. It’s innovative and fun; It’s full of surprises throughout the dinner; it involves all our senses! It’s definitely unforgettable!
The emoji menu that we have tried included the following 25 courses:
Pink Elder Flower ? Watermelon
Yoguri ? Explosion
Lick it Up ? Mushroom Peas
Tom Yum ? Kung
Goat Brain ? Flower Power
Eggplant ? Cookie
Chilly ? Bon Bon
Idly ? Sambhar
Banana ? Chicken Liver
Fish ? Granola
Gin Tonic ? Cucumber Uni
Chutoro ? Sushi
Foie Gras ? Yuzu Carrot
Green vegetable ? Matcha
Pork ? Vindaloo
Scallop ? Uncooked Curry
Sheek Kebab ? Mango Chutney
Thai ? Green Curry
Seabass ? Bengali Mustard
Charcoal ? Lotus Stem
Lobster ? Dosa
Beetroot ? Rose
Milk Cake ? Riesling Muscat
Lemon ? Cheese Cake
Peach Saffron ? Ghewar
Who in Gourmet Bangkok team experienced the emoji menu at Gaggan?
Chelsea Chan ~ A food lover, golfer, fun lover, and adventurer
Chelsea was born in Hong Kong and is a genuine food lover. Her palate is especially sharp on Cantonese food, delicacies from Hong Kong and meat (especially beef, chicken and lamb). She is able to taste how the food is cooked and prepared. Besides, she is also a pro buffet gourmet because of her unlimited appetite. When she says ‘too sweet’, it may not be sweet for you as her preference for chocolate is 72++ dark chocolate.
Neng Srichaisak ~ A pro golfer, travel lover and photographer
Neng was born in Bangkok and is an enthusiastic photographer. Ever since joining the Gourmet Bangkok Team, he has developed an intense interest in food and food photography. He is good at searching the best angle for a dish. He likes spicy food and is able to tell the exotic spices used in Asian cuisine. He also acts as the Thai-Cantonese interpreter for Chelsea when reviewing restaurants in Bangkok. As he is a pro golfer, he reviews all golf courses for Gourmet International Team.
Will Gourmet Bangkok recommend Gaggan?
Definitely! It’s just fantastic!
“It’s an unforgettable dining experience that you will definitely return to enjoy more.” ~ Chelsea Chan!
Where is Gaggan?
Address: 68/1 Soi Langsuan, Ploenchit Road Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330
Phone: +662 652 1700
Opening Hours: 18:00-23:00 hours
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