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It is classified as one of the best cuisines in the world, even including the street food. An infinite amount of dishes incorporating herbs (coriander, lemongrass, basil, etc.) and hot spices (those who prefer milder options should ask for "maļ phet") are served with rice. You really must try the succulent coconut-milk curry, the various soups with Chinese noodles, the seafood along the coast, and the roasted and baked meats in the north-east (Isaan). For dessert you can taste the pastries made with coconut milk and the countless varieties of tropical fruit, including the delicious mangosteen.