The Charoenkrung neighbourhood, where Capella Bangkok is situated, was one of Bangkok’s main thoroughfares when trade was still heavily dependent on the river. During this era, the area became a melting pot of race and religion, leaving behind a vibrant array of cuisine options to this day.
Chef Lek’s Food Stall Crawl
Go on a journey of culinary discovery as Chef Lek introduces you to the foodie secrets of Charoenkrung Road.
Capella’s very own Masterchef, Chef Lek, will take you on a journey to discover the culinary treasures of Charoenkrung Road and meet some of the unique and unexpected characters behind the woks, as they whip up heirloom recipes and teach you their secrets.
Capella Bangkok’s very own Chef Lek was born and raised in Charoenkrung, and as a food lover himself, he has spent his life scouting the bustling area’s best ‘hole in the wall’ restaurants.
Capella Bangkok’s very own Chef Lek was born and raised in Charoenkrung, and as a food lover himself, he has spent his life scouting the bustling area’s best ‘hole in the wall’ restaurants. Many of the street food stalls and shophouse restaurants he frequented as a child are still standing to this very day. Accompany Chef Lek as he introduces you to the colourful local chefs of his childhood, who will then whip up some of Bangkok’s most authentic cuisine for you to sample.
At the end of your gastronomic adventure, return to the Phra Nakhon kitchen where Chef Lek will share how to prepare one of his grandmother's secret recipes.