~ highest recommendations ~
Xhale was an amazing experience. Bhud is a fantastic teacher of all things, and Muk’s meals were perfect.
See the Chiang Mai blog post for more details.
Thai Farm Cooking School, great experience, full-day tour to local market and their organic farm, then learned to cook five Thai dishes, delicious. http://www.thaifarmcooking.net/home/
Brown Rice Organic Bistro,
The food and service at Brown Rice were excellent, had the crispy fried minced tofu with spicy green mango salad, fresh juices, and mango sticky rice. Very reasonable prices, especially for the quality. https://www.facebook.com/BrownRiceOrganicBistro
Blue Diamond Breakfast Club, not exactly a local hangout, but great Thai and western veggie & non-veggie options, smoothies, gluten-free breads & pastries, coffee, tea… TripAdvisor
~ to be continued ~