Boutique importer opens ‘The Wine Merchant’ in Charoen Krung

Feeling stir crazy after being stuck at home for weeks? How about splurging on some new wines? A luxury hotel might not be the typical landing spot for a wine store, but importer-distributor The Wine Merchant is defying such expectations at the Mandarin Oriental. The store, adjacent to the Authors’ Lounge tea room, offers bottles ...

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Black King Bar: Teens of Thailand, Asia Today crew match pizzas with cocktails at new joint

Black King Bar: Teens of Thailand, Asia Today crew match pizzas with cocktails at new joint

From the Teens of Thailand and Asia Today people come two new venues – Black King Bar and Tax — that are arguably the most exciting new additions to the nightlife scene in the...

Spritz the Season: Bangkok bars to shake up vermouth starting Sunday

Spritz the Season: Bangkok bars to shake up vermouth starting Sunday

Sunday is Vermouth Day. Yes, for real. Look it up. Whether it’s marked on your calendar or not — and unless you work for a spirits brand or bar, we assume that’s a no —...

Thonglor teahouse adds alcohol to the mix for ‘After Te Time’

Thonglor teahouse adds alcohol to the mix for ‘After Te Time’

Chrysanthemum, oolong and hibiscus. Peppermint and ginger. These are the teas that will be key in one Thonglor cafe’s quest to give boozy drinks a stretched-pinky upgrade. Best...

Old town wine bar ‘Kangkao’ moves to Nangloeng area

Old town wine bar ‘Kangkao’ moves to Nangloeng area

A hidden wine bar in the old quarter, Kangkao, has moved out of its space beneath Ku Bar on Phra Sumen Road, but fans needn’t worry – it hasn’t gone far. It’s now open...

Bottoms up at ‘Mod Kaew,’ new Phloen Chit wine bar

Bottoms up at ‘Mod Kaew,’ new Phloen Chit wine bar

The new sip on the block in downtown’s Phloen Chit area is a down-to-earth wine bar that’s all about discovery. Mod Kaew Wine Bar (mod kaew meaning “bottoms up,”...

New joint: Bangkok’s 1st cannabis cafe opens with CBD teas, snacks

New joint: Bangkok’s 1st cannabis cafe opens with CBD teas, snacks

Update March 16: The joint has opened two more branches – one in Soi Sukhumvit 77 and another in Soi Ari 4. Cannabis-infused dishes are now being served right here in the...

Asoke bar reborn as ice cream parlor to whip lockdown

Asoke bar reborn as ice cream parlor to whip lockdown

An Asoke bar with a Prohibition-era New York vibe is now whipping up scoops of ice cream, the latest bar to retool and stay afloat while the booze ban remains in place.  Q&A...

Soul Food Mahanakorn on Thonglor suspends operations due to ‘unmanageable pain’

Soul Food Mahanakorn on Thonglor suspends operations due to ‘unmanageable pain’

A Thonglor diner known for potent cocktails and top-notch, street food-inspired recipes will close indefinitely, with its owner blaming lockdown measures which prevent the sale of...

‘We are dying’: Bangkok alcohol sellers, craft brewers demand changes

‘We are dying’: Bangkok alcohol sellers, craft brewers demand changes

With the pandemic hurting all citizens, now is the time for the government to act on its unity message by lifting the boot from the throats of Thailand’s small brewers, a...


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