THE LOWS AND HIGHS OF BANGKOK
From street food to rooftop bars, eating and drinking in Thailand is all about extremes
Bangkok’s food and drink culture is as fragrant and funky as an inner-city back lane on a sweltering day. But in a good way. It’s an assault to the senses; a squealing riot of colour muddled with nose-tingling aromas, pungent flavours and bracing vibrancy. A potent cocktail. This modern foodobsessed city sprouting out of gritty soil strongly suggests dashing “Pad Thai, hold the spice” directives and diving face-first into the welcoming carnival of exotic street feasts and rooftop tonics.
Leapfrog through people traffic into hidden slipstreams where widesmiled food vendors taunt and tantalise the ravenous. Streetwise Guru Tours is the brainchild of the Anantara Bangkok Riverside Resort and Spa. Operating almost daily in peak season, the intensely enjoyable experiences are hosted by lanewaysavvy staff who navigate confusing