A motorcycle taxi driver eats noodles at a street food stall during his lunch on Thonglor road in Bangkok. Officials see street food as an illegal nuisance and have warned hawkers in Thonglor to clear out by April 17. Photo: AP

Bangkok’s legendary street-food scene in peril, as junta sours on ‘nuisance’ vendors

Official says food carts are being evicted from Thonglor area to fight traffic congestion and accumulations of garbage

A motorcycle taxi driver eats noodles at a street food stall during his lunch on Thonglor road in Bangkok. Officials see street food as an illegal nuisance and have warned hawkers in Thonglor to clear out by April 17. Photo: AP
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