A year after opening its doors to the public, The Grid Food Market in Rockwell Poweplant Mall is expanding its space and opening new concepts starting with Samyan, a new authentic Thai stall by award-winning Chef Thitid “Ton” Tassanakajohn, local entrepreneur, Patrick Pesengco, and Tasteless Food Group’s Charles Paw.
Chef Ton developed Samyan, an authentic Thai Street Food stall, especially for the Grid Food Market. Aside from his first food hall concept in the Philippines, he is also the owner of Le Du, a Michelin-starred Thai restaurant awarded as one of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants in 2019 and Baan, awarded by Michelin’s Bib Gourmand.
I grew up eating in Samyan Market and it is where my love for street food began. It’s where I used to eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner every day. They have all kinds of street food and everything is just delicious. Now, I want to share the love and memories I have for Samyan with Manila” says Chef Ton.
The Grid Food Market is expanding to accomodate more food-savvy patrons with 6 more food stalls and 160 additional seats. Samyan is now open to the public, along with 2 other stalls that are yet to be announced.