In any new city I visit, one of the first things I like to do is go on a food tour. It’s a great way to learn the local food scene and usually some history and culture along the way. This was one of the best I’ve ever been on! First of all, the logistics ran so smoothly with Ron, our guide, making sure every dish arrived on time and the tuk-tuk was there to meet us just as we were walking out of each place. The tour itself was incredible! Everything was so authentic but at the same time gave us a sense that we were getting the best version of each dish. The Thai food we had been eating until now paled in comparison to what we had on the tour. I love how they also incorporated some non-food sites as well - a trip to the flower market and the Temple were such nice touches. I’ve been on these tours enough to know - the guide really makes or breaks the experience and Ron was amazing. Funny and laid back and personable but also unbelievably knowledgeable, not just sticking to the prewritten script. There wasn’t a single question he didn’t know an in-depth answer to but somehow also knew how to keep things brief and interesting. I feel like I got an entire Thai education in one night! Unlike other tours with tiny samples of the food, the portions here are huge so come hungry. All in all a perfect first night for me and my husband in Bangkok.