Bangkok: Broccoli Revolution and May Kaidee

Bangkok Vegan Restaurants

Last week I returned from Thailand, where I was traveling with Dan and Nicole of Upton’s Naturals for photography work surrounding their new jackfruit products. We visited a jackfruit farm and the Upton’s jackfruit factory. Then, had a few days in the city of Bangkok for eating, shopping, and adventuring. There were a few completely vegan restaurants in Bangkok, and I believe we visited all of them. We’re still sorting through all of the photos, but I worked on a selection of food photos for this post. Here are a few of the Bangkok vegan restaurants…

Broccoli Revolution

A vegan restaurant, bakery, and juice bar

Broccoli Revolution juice

The aesthetic was super modern: concrete, white subway tile, reclaimed wood, Edison bulbs, and dozens of gorgeous plants hanging from the tall ceilings! We learned that the owner grew up in New York City, then moved to Thailand and opened Broccoli Revolution.

Bangkok vegan restaurant Broccoli Revolution interior photography

We made two trips to Broccoli Revolution during the trip, and tried dozens of small plates. The menu was several pages long, filled with dishes perfect for sharing.

I’d love a place like this in Chicagopart juice bar and part restaurant drawing inspiration from several cuisines (focused on Thai cuisine, of course.)

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Crispy little corn-crusted fritters at Bangkok vegan restaurant Broccoli Revolution:
Broccoli Revolution corn fritters in Bangkok, Thailand

A Vietnamese noodle and veggie bowl garnished with two spring rolls (those spring rolls!):

Broccoli Revolution Vietnamese noodle bowl in Bangkok, Thailand

And the ice cream of Broccoli Revolution’s namesake: Broccoli Ice Cream! Now, the flavor wasn’t reminiscent of steamed broccoli (it’s as if the owner wanted to create a novelty item that tastes good too!), even with the broccoli floret garnish. Broccoli Ice Cream was made of one of BR’s juice blends that contains broccoli, so the flavor was subtle, with citrus overtones.

Broccoli Ice Cream at Broccoli Revolution in Bangkok, Thailand

May Kaidee

Another restaurant (of many!) we visited last week was May Kaidee near Bangkok’s Khao San Road (which we quickly walked through)! She has three restaurants in Bangkok, one in Chiang Mai, and teaches cooking classes in both cities. You can learn skills like Thai Cooking, Fruit Carving, how to make Thai chili paste, and even take a class that’s part cooking and part Thai massage. Plans for next time?

Pad See Ew at May Kaidee in Bangkok, Thailand

Since cold weather* is unheard of in Bangkok, there are flowers blooming everywhere, with colorful walls and architecture to complement.

*You know, except when we are there from Chicago. Last week, Bangkok experienced its coldest weather in 30 years at 19°C/mid-60s°F! I’ll still take it over the freezing weather at home, without question.

Bangkok, Thailand architecture

I’m looking forward to sharing more photos, including the dozens of animals we saw wearing clothes in the cold weather. 🙂

Thailand cat

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Kelly Peloza is the blogger and photographer at Seitan Beats Your Meat, and the author of two vegan cookbooks: The Vegan Cookie Connoisseur, and Cheers to Vegan Sweets. She lives in Chicago and runs a photography business called Kelly Peloza Photo.

2 Replies to “Bangkok: Broccoli Revolution and May Kaidee”

  1. The little kitty is just too cute & this post made me miss Pad See Ew! I’m definitely lpoking forward to more Thai animal pics.

  2. What sweet little kitty. Sounds like some great food, I am particularly intrigued by the broccoli ice cream!

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