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A Chef’s Tour: Bangkok Backstreet Food Tasting Tour

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Don’t leave the fate of your taste buds to chance… go straight for Bangkok’s culinary jugular. Join Chef Nutth on his epic nightly food feast around the city’s maze of alleys to taste hidden street eats you’d never find alone. Trust us, the pad Thai on Khao San Road is nothing to write home about. Gorge on lemongrass infused mussels, rich peanut satay with grilled coconut chicken and ajat relish, the finest Thai curry in the city and over a dozen more lip-smackingly good things at some of the best places to eat in Bangkok.

Kicking off as the afternoon cools, eat your way through the labyrinth of backstreets on the best Bangkok Chinatown food tour, ending on a sugary high along the main strip of Yaowarat Road in all its neon glory.

*Sorry veggies, this one isn’t for you, try our Old Market Hidden Street Eats tour.
*Street food vendors take time off too, so we can’t promise every tour will be the same, but fear not, the night will always be packed with good stuff. 

What’s Included:

4-hour guided walk through the backstreets of Yaowarat

Tastings of the best street food in Bangkok

Great photo opportunities

Refreshing Thai drinks and water

Fully licensed guide (who’s also a chef)

Limited to just 8 exclusive guests each day

Learn about the history and culture of Thai cuisine

The Guide:

Nutth is a foodie, restaurateur, chef, and licensed guide with a passion for Thai cuisine and knows where to eat in Bangkok. He’s been in the game for over 20 years and what he doesn’t know about Thai food isn’t worth knowing. Join him on his epic nightly Bangkok Chinatown food tour.

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Also from A Chef’s Tour: Bangkok Old Market Hidden Street Eats, Chiang Mai Northern Food Tour by Truck and Mumbai Secret Street Eats Tour

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Savor Seattle – Pike Place Market Food & Cultural Tour

Join us for Seattle’s only official Pike Place Market food and cultural tour! Become a market insider as we take you on a behind-the-scenes adventure to experience the sights, sounds, and flavors of this historic 101-year old culinary landmark. Meet the Market’s lively characters and hear their memorable stories. See fish fly, cheese being made by hand, and the original Starbucks store!

Our tour guides are culinary and history enthusiasts who are past and present members of the Pike Place Market community. We have the most intimate friendships with the merchants that give the Market its captivating personality. From Iron Chef winner Tom Douglas, to the world famous fish throwers! As our guests, you will always receive special treatment. Our “tours” are more like friendly invitations to come and visit our Market family.

  • Low-flying Alderwood smoked salmon
  • America’s Best Clam Chowder & Seafood Bisque – national award winners!
  • #1 artisan handmade cheese in Washington
  • Renowned chef Tom Douglas’s crab cakes
  • Fresh and exotic seasonal fruit
  • Savory Russian piroshky pastries
  • Piping hot mini-doughnuts
  • Cherry-inspired treats
  • Locally-roasted coffee

and much more!

See where the tours go:

Daily | 9:30am, 10:00am, 10:30am, 2:00pm, and 2:30pm

The meeting location is near the intersection of 1st Ave. & Pike St. Exact location will be provided upon ticket purchase.

Price: $39.00 (no additional ticketing fees)

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Food City Tours – Lower East Side Artisan Food Highlights Tour

This isn’t your grandmother’s Lower East Side anymore!  Yes, some of the grand jewels of the neighborhood still exist like Russ & Daughter’s, Kossar’s Bialys and Yonah Schimmel knishes, but this tour will take you to some of the newest hotspots in New York City.

Today’s Lower East Side is filled with some of the best restaurants and eateries in New York, in addition to some of the most fashionable young designer shops and boutiques found anywhere in the city.

Discover one of the most interesting neighborhoods in Manhattan while tasting & learning about some of the most delicious foods you’ve ever had from our professionally trained chef tour guides on the Lower East Side Artisan Food Highlights Tour.

On this easy walking, 2 hr. adventure, you’ll visit at least 6 different food purveyors & have food or beverages from each.  You’ll be outside most of the time, though most tours visit a couple of stops that are indoors.

Our Guides will give you a combination of history about the area and neighborhood mixed with history and information about the foods you’ll be enjoying.

While the stops on the tour are small, specialty shops, you will have an opportunity to go inside and meet the owners and chefs and buy, if you wish.

Our tours are generally small and personal, with groups of 12 or fewer the norm.

Taste a variety of treats from the colorful neighborhood of the Lower East Side such as:

  • Mango, green tea & dulce de leche donuts
  • Greek olive tapenade on crackers
  • Specialty sandwiches
  • Farmstead sheep’s milk cheese from Spain
  • Freshly ground and brewed Fair Trade organic coffee
  • Locally made chocolate bon bons
  • Crunchy garlic pickles
  • Freshly cooked poultry
  • Decadent pastries & cupcakes
  • Honeydew sorbet & blueberry white chocolate gelato

Please note that stops vary by day due to varying operating hrs.

If you love people watching, eating, and want to learn about New York’s history, then join us for this fun and decadent experience!

What Is Not Included?
You must provide your own transportation to and from the tour.

Bottled water is not included. Guests may fill their bottles at certain sites. However, other beverage samples will be offered on most tours.

Meeting Location:
Lower East Side near Essex and Delancey Streets (New York, NY)

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Edible Excursions: Mission 24th Street Walking Tour – San Francisco, CA

This eclectic edible oasis boasts both traditional Latin flavors like al pastor (marinated pork) tacos, agua fresca, and salsa, and the latest in urban trailblazing bites, such as cinnamon horchata cupcakes.

Meet the people behind the favorite food enterprises in this popular neighborhood, which include one of the oldest Latin-owned businesses in the Mission, new addition locavore establishments serving sustainable Jewish deli, organic grub, and unassuming hole-in-the-walls featuring authentic ethnic eats.

Tastes may include Venezuelan arepas (cornmeal flatbreads filled with cheese), house cured pastrami sandwiches, micro-roasted artisanal coffee, bourbon-and-cornflake flavored ice cream, pan dulce, and more.

Bonus: The colorful murals that celebrate the Mission District’s cultural heritage, with insights into the art and history of the area from docents with the Precita Eyes Mural Arts Center.

Stops may include

El Farolito Taqueria
Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream
La Palma Molino y Tortilleria
Wise Sons Deli
Salumeria
Mission Minis Cupcakery
Mr. Pollo

Timing: Saturdays 11am-2:15pm

Price: $75 per person

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Edible Excursions: Berkeley’s “Gourmet Ghetto” Walking Tour – Berkeley, CA

The birthplace of California Cuisine, North Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto is home to long established culinary icons like The Cheeseboard Collective, as well as emerging edible enterprises like The Local Butcher Shop.

Hear from the restaurant chefs and artisan purveyors in this food-focused neighborhood about their commitment to seasonal, organic fare and their focus on sustainable business practices.

Tastes may include housemade pastrami and artisan soda, vegetarian pizza, handcrafted bread and gourmet cheese, as well as imported chocolate, local cupcakes, and small-batch gelato.

Stops may include

Alegio Chocolate
Lush Gelato
Peet’s Coffee & Tea
Poulet
Saul’s Restaurant & Delicatessen
Soop
The Cheeseboard Collective
The Local Butcher Shop
Vintage Berkeley

Timing: Thursdays 11am-2:15pm / Saturdays 10am-1pm.

Price: $75 per person

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