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Bangkok Cuisine

By Viator, August 2014

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Thai cuisine is famous the world over for its fiery flavors and exotic ingredients, and in the capital city of Bangkok, it’s a point of pride. While regional variations exist within Thailand, Bangkok, as the capital, draws from them all, making it a great place to sample a little bit of everything.

One of the best parts about eating in Bangkok is you can fill up on amazing local dishes without blowing your travel budget. The street food here is some of the best in Asia, if not the entire world, and you’ll find stalls cooking up piping hot dishes and treats on nearly every street corner and back alley in the city. Pad Thai, rich curries, spicy green papaya salad and mangos with sticky rice are just a few of the dishes you should try during your time in Bangkok.

If you want to learn about authentic Bangkok cuisine, a beginner-friendly class at the Baipai Thai Cooking School in Bangkok is a good place to start. Each half-day class focuses on traditional Thai techniques, creative uses of local ingredients and presentation, each taught as you prepare four classic Thai dishes.

Thai food has been influenced by surrounding countries in Asia over the centuries, and nowhere more so than in Bangkok. To get a taste of one such influence on the cuisine of Thailand, take a foodie tour of the night markets of Chinatown, where the first Chinese merchants brought their own culinary tradition over with them some 200 years ago.

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Baipai Thai Cooking School Class in Bangkok

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 89 Reviews

There is no better way to learn authentic Thai cooking than taking an authentic cooking class in Thailand. You don't need prior cooking skills - just a love ...  Read more

Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $83.98

Bangkok Chinatown and Night Markets Small-Group Tour including Dinner

4 star rating: Recommended 28 Reviews

Discover the old and new Bangkok, stop for a coffee at a 100 year-old cafe and enjoy grilled seafood from the market street stalls on this Chinatown and Night ...  Read more

Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $47.51

Bangkok Food Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 4 Reviews

This Bangkok food walking tour serves up fifteen tastings of delectable Thai dishes and drinks! Follow your entertaining guide to hidden culinary gems in the ...  Read more

Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $36.26

Bangkok by Night: Food, Temples and Markets by Tuk-Tuk

Ride a tuk-tuk past Bangkok’s iconic sites as you tour the city at night. This 4-hour tour loops along the Chao Phraya River, stopping at several temples and ...  Read more

Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $52.49

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