You have to come here if you're in Bangkok! We entered into the stylish bar area of DitD where we had to choose what menu we wanted: Thai, International or Vegetarian. This is as far as 'choosing your food' can go though, because it's about the surprise of what you're eating.
The bar and door staff were incredibly polite and sorted out my 'no chilli' request, with zero bother or fuss - perfect. We then had to put our phones or illuminated watches into a sealed box, for which we were given the key. N.B.: DitD is located in the Ascott Hotel, a really swanky, swish hotel so don't worry about security - they don't want any light spoiling the experience inside the restaurant.
We were then greeted by our Guide for the evening K.Moo. She led us into the main body of the restaurant, which was absolutely pitch black. At first it's a bit disorientating and you can see those bizarre orange, bright dots of light in front of your eyes, but after a few moments, it stops.
If you have wine, like us, then make sure you accept the offer to pour your own wine - it's much more fun than letting the guide do it. K.Moo was amazing, asking us questions about what we thought the food was and generally making us feel totally comfortable. All 3 courses were delicious and well cooked but I shan't say what they were so it doesn't spoil it for you.
At the end of the meal we went back out into the entrance area, where you get to see the food which you've just eaten. It's a really cool concept and also at DitD, 10% of the profit goes to charity so there's a corporate responsibility edge to it too. I hope they will change the menu in the near future to give us another reason to visit.
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