Interview with Khun Panisa Mahasirimongkol, who has stepped up to take the lead from her dad, Sanguan Mahasirimongkol the owner of Prachak Ped Yang- a legendary institution famous for roasted duck.
Sanguan Mahasirimongkol- who remains very much active at Prachak Ped Yang
– How long has Prachak Ped Yang been here?
This shop opened in 1909, so it’s been 108 years. It was opened by my great grandfather.
In fact, the shop wasn’t always here; it had been in the market around this area at first as a food cart, being pushed around. They sold a variety of food not just roasted duck. Then, when he saved enough money, he rented a building and opened his first shop.
– What is your most popular dish?
It’s roasted duck and wonton soup.
– What is special about your business?
The deliciousness! And the price, it is reasonable for all to enjoy.
– Do you have a secret recipe?
It’s not exactly a secret recipe, just making sure we use great quality products.
-What is your favorite Thai food?
It’s Padthai, believe it or not!
-What is your favorite place in Bangkok?
Khao Din (Dusit Zoo)