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Som Tum in Bangkok, Thailand
Thailand’s famous salad, made from shredded papaya topped with a sweet and sour dressing, can be found throughout southeast Asia. In Bangkok, tucking in to Som Tum on the street is a “rite of passage” for any tourist.