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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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Vancouver Food Tour: Paint the Town Culinary Tour

Experience the best of Vancouver’s food culture in 3 neighbourhoods: Granville Island, Yaletown (Downtown), and Gastown.

Begin your adventure on Granville Island, our local food and art destination. Feast your senses on local seafood, produce and artisanal delights as you nibble through the bountiful Public Market.

Become a sake expert by sampling 3 premium Japanese rice wines at Canada’s first sake brewing studio. Wrap up your afternoon by wandering through Granville Island’s specialty shops and art galleries at your leisure. Beer lovers can take an extra stop to sample a few at the brewery!

Take a ferry across False Creek to Yaletown and enjoy some fresh, local oysters and mussels steamed before your eyes at happy hour. The Pacific’s chilly waters are home to the sweetest shellfish in the world and cannot be missed.

Stroll into the historic Gastown district, Vancouver’s most vibrant restaurant scene and Canada’s cocktail capitol. Meander through the neighbourhood and become acquainted with the hottest restaurants, hidden cocktail nooks, and hole-in-the-wall establishments.

First, sample 3 BC wines alongside local charcuterie and farm cheeses from an ever-changing chalkboard menu. Nearby BC farms produce fantastic, award-winning meat and cheese products.

Conclude your eventful day at a modern, Barcelona-inspired taberna. Entice your tastebuds with innovative, Westcoast inspired tapas and pintxos that pushes the envelope.

BONUS: Love whiskey? Discover a secret whiskey bar with one of the most extensive collection in the country.


Tour Includes:

  • All meals, food, and samplings
  • Fun and informative guided walking tour
  • Drinks: Sake tasting and wine flight.
  • Ferry transportation
  • Gratuities to your guide are highly appreciated

Time: 1 pm – 6 pm

Price: $199

  • 5% off 6-11 guests, 10% off 12+ guests

Maximum capacity: 12 guests for public tours. Private tours can accommodate more.

Meeting Spot : Granville Island, Vancouver. Outside Kid’s Market (Cartwright St), near the entrance of Granville Island. – VIEW MAP

Ending Spot : The Steamclock in Gastown, Vancouver. (On the corner of Water St. and Cambie St.) – VIEW MAP

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Vancouver Food Tour: Salt Spring Island Food Tour

Explore BC’s most prized Gulf Island, renown for its spectacular natural scenery, organic wineries and farms, vibrant art culture, and outdoor adventures. On this leisurely tour, indulge in Salt Spring Island’s famed wines, cheeses, mussels, oysters, and much more.

Guests can either meet the guides on the Island, or meet Melody at the docks in Downtown, Vancouver. A float plane will take guests on a picturesque ride and arrive at Salt Spring within half an hour.

Upon gathering the group and dropping off our bags, we’re off to our first delectable destination! We first take a tour of the famed Salt Spring Island Cheese farm, followed by a trip to an artisan baker better known as “The Bread Lady”. Saturday guests are treated to an extra detour to the eclectic Farmer’s Market.

Next, we cruise to Salt Spring’s only organic winery for a tour and a guided wine tasting. Upon deciding your favourite wine, let’s take several carafes onto the patio that over looks the winery. Guests are invited dive into their chef-prepared picnic baskets, filled with organic and local fare.

After the picnic with wine-pairings, we head down to a unique organic farm that supplies the attached restaurant. The farmer shares his strategic techniques to yield an array of produce to feed the entire establishment. We then experience the farmed goods, along with renowned Salt Spring Island Mussels on the airy restaurant patio.

A Salt Spring Island tour is not complete until guests savour freshly shucked Salt Spring oysters while overlooking the waters, and that’s exactly what we’ll do. Our tour wraps up with some squeezing of lemon, grating of fresh horseradish, and a whole lot of slurping.

As we say our farewells, the guides will help guests arrange transportation or accommodations.


[ Pre-register now: spaces will fill up quickly]

Tour Includes:

  • All meals, food, and samplings
  • Fun and informative guided tour with transportation
  • Drinks: Wine tasting and pairing and 1 pint of Salt Spring Island craft beer
    • Gratuities to your guide are highly appreciated

Time: 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Price: $199 CDN per person without flight or $259 CDN per person with flight

Meeting Spot: On Salt Spring Island or Downtown, Vancouver. Exact location provided upon confirmation

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