BY TTT NEWS SERVICE
NEW DELHI, 24 OCTOBER 2022
Bangkok is a glorious, gluttonous, global foodie destination. For someone stopping in the city for a few days, the tastes, scents and presentations can feel overwhelming. Whether trying freshly cut sugar guava on the street, chasing down the latest bubble tea fad, eating freshly churned ice cream, sampling street food or crossing Michelin-starred dining destinations off your list, the city truly has something for everyone.
Must do Gastronomical Experiences in Bangkok
Saffron Dinner Cruise on Chao Phraya River
Banyan Tree Bangkok invites you to experience the newest culinary journey on the River of Kings: an unforgettable evening aboard Saffron Cruise. Celebrate Thailand’s artistic heritage and the timeless splendour of the Chao Phraya River with a dining experience that combines modern and traditional influences with stylistic touches, award-winning cuisine and entertainment celebrating Thailand’s rich cultural and gastronomic traditions.
Enjoy an exceptional dining experience in Bangkok and board the luxury Saffron Cruise by Banyan Tree Board. This 38m-long vessel which comes with posh amenities including an open-air deck, bar, and the Sky Bridge. Opt for the evening cruise and enjoy a delicious 5-course meal courtesy of Banyan Tree’s famous restaurant: Saffron!
Savor Bangkok’s evening breeze and incredible temples lit up as you voyage through Chao Phraya River.
Savour A luxurious meal at Michelin Star Restaurant – Sra Bua By Kin Kin
Voted as one of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants in 2014 and 2015, and adding a fifth year to its one-Michelin-star status from the ‘MICHELIN Guide Bangkok, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Chiang Mai, Phuket & Phang-Nga 2022’, Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin offers a dining experience that is a true culinary adventure. The modern Thai-inspired cuisine with exciting contemporary touches never fails to surprise and delight diners. The restaurant aims to dazzle and form a memorable culinary experience for every guest. Chef Chayawee invites guests to enjoy an extraordinary culinary performance as chefs choreograph different tastes of basic Thai ingredients from traditional recipes in daring combinations. Behind Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin’s exquisitely composed food presentation using global cooking techniques, the familiar flavours of traditional Thai dishes are well maintained. The cuisine is widely recognised as ‘modern gastronomy at its best’ – making it very different from home-style cooking. Diners may experience a curry served with the texture and temperature of ice cream, and bites of lobster locked inside gelatinous pearls that melt in the mouth with a sip of tom yam broth. Everything from fish sauce to prawn crackers is homemade in the Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin kitchen.
Learn the art of Thai cooking at Blue Elephant Bangkok
Learn the secrets of Thai cuisine with a cooking class at Blue Elephant, Bangkok’s most reputable cooking school. Join one of their chefs for a culinary adventure, selecting exotic locally-grown ingredients, learning traditional kitchen techniques and using authentic recipes to prepare a delicious and memorable meal.
You’ll start by heading off to Blue Elephant to meet with one of the chefs to head out to one of the capital’s many morning markets for an introduction to Thai food culture. Browse the stalls learning about the various ingredients on sale, watching the scenes of local life and selecting fresh items to be used in the cooking class.
Afterwards, return to Blue Elephant for an insightful culinary class. The chef will distribute a recipe book then demonstrate the preparation methods, giving detailed commentary about the process before it’s time for the hands-on experience. At your individual cooking station, use the recipes and the techniques demonstrated by the chef to prepare a selection of dishes. The chef and other local assistants will be available to help or offer advice.
After the meal is prepared, sit down and enjoy the delicate flavours of authentic, home-cooked Thai cuisine. Say farewell to the Blue Elephant team, departing with a full belly and a better understanding of traditional Thai cuisine.
Visit Banthathong street for delicious street style food.
Banthat Thong is 2.5 km long road filled with eateries and popular street style restaurants , which officially stretches from Phet Phra Ram intersection in Ratchathewi district to Saphan Lueng intersection in Pathumwan district , runs behind Chulalongkorn University and the National Stadium, the road had long been known as a hub of sporting goods. Today, however, driving by Banthat Thong promises to easily evoke ones’ gastronomic sensation.
The street offers a number of local Thai delicacies and is a must visit for foodie travellers. 8pm is a good time to visit this street to experience the vibrant vibe. Although the majority of these 7 food shops have taken over age-old shop houses along the street, many others can be found tuck inside newly built commercial arcades both on and off the main road.
Visit China town & try the street food in Yaowarat
Visit to Chinatown is highly recommended as it is one of Bangkok’s highlights and certainly worth visiting. Yawarat area which is so vibrant at night full of bright lights, food hawkers, restaurants, Chinese herb shops
Experience the popular Thai Bus Food Tour
On this exciting double-decker bus tour of Bangkok’s most delectable cuisine, visit iconic sites such as Wat Traimit (Temple of Golden Buddha), Wat Saket (Temple of the Golden Mount), and the Loha Prasat
Temple. Stop at the Democracy Monument, the Grand Palace, and the Giant Swing—as well as Wat Arun and Wat Pho.
On top of seeing the sights, make your way around Bangkok through your taste buds! Choose from a lunch tour, afternoon tea, or a dinner tour. Eat at Michelin-starred restaurants and enjoy a wide variety of amazing dishes, including Massaman curry, mango sticky rice, and much more.
Enjoy the convenience of free Wi-Fi and USB ports along the way so you can document your journey and share it with your friends.
Website : https://www.thaibusfoodtour.co
Enjoy evening with great cocktails and music at Rooftop Bar Spectrum @ Hyatt Regency Bangkok
Immerse in the spectacular view of Bangkok skyline at the rooftop bar. On Level 29, Spectrum Lounge functions as a residential-style event venue during the day for interactive meetings, product launches, engagement ceremonies or private receptions for up to 50 people. In the evening, the lounge transforms into a live music bar with dinner setting serving a selection of premium Western dishes. A vibrant rooftop bar on Level 30 serves classic and creative cocktails, together with bar snacks and high-energy music.