Second Tacos & Salsa: New location offers more tostadas, burritos, and fiery homemade hot sauce

Popular eatery Tacos & Salsa has been a Mexican mainstay in Asoke since 2012, and they have a newer second branch on On Nut’s main drag near Soi 2. We stopped by over the weekend to see if the second location lives up to the reputation of the first. Similar to the original, the decor ...

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Bubbly and lobster at The Raw Bar in the middle of Bangkok supermarket is an unexpected luxury

Bubbly and lobster at The Raw Bar in the middle of Bangkok supermarket is an unexpected luxury

The Raw Bar is an eye-catching curiosity. As you rush into the grocery store in Emporium mall to stock up on milk and bread, you pass by a marble bar where those not plowing...

Cult favorite manga series ‘Case Closed’ does temporary takeover of Bangkok cafe with Detective Conan theme (PHOTOS)

Cult favorite manga series ‘Case Closed’ does temporary takeover of Bangkok cafe with Detective Conan theme (PHOTOS)

A few weeks ago, news spread that Japan’s Detective Conan Cafe was opening a pop-up in Thailand, which ignited lots of excitement among Thai fans of the manga series Case...

Sky High: Aire Bar offers rooftop views and vibes with street-level prices

Sky High: Aire Bar offers rooftop views and vibes with street-level prices

Most Bangkokians don’t visit sky bars all that often, since those sky-high views usually come with notable price hikes and strict dress codes. Residents tend to hit them up for...

Bangkok’s Blue-Hued Brew: Colorful coffee at indigo-themed cafe Blue Whale Maharaj

Bangkok’s Blue-Hued Brew: Colorful coffee at indigo-themed cafe Blue Whale Maharaj

It’s easy to let the blues wash over you at Old Town’s Blue Whale Maharaj cafe. The three-story shophouse is decked out in ocean shades from top to toe. Visitors that trek...

Here’s a look into the imaginative Mediterranean menu at Via Maris in Silom

Here’s a look into the imaginative Mediterranean menu at Via Maris in Silom

Francesco Deiana, the Italian head chef at Via Maris in Silom, will proudly tell you that the Mediterranean food he creates at the restaurant is not authentic.  He does this...

Sky Bar 64: The weird watering hole by Bangkok’s airport where planes fly overhead as you booze

Sky Bar 64: The weird watering hole by Bangkok’s airport where planes fly overhead as you booze

Close enough to Bangkok’s international airport to allow drinking while plane-spotting — but far enough away from the city center to be pretty inconvenient — sits...

The Steakhouse Co: Upscale new steakhouse offers a new kind of meat market in Patpong

The Steakhouse Co: Upscale new steakhouse offers a new kind of meat market in Patpong

The Patpong section of Silom might be best known as a red-light district, a seedy but fun late night destination that offers little in the way of high-quality food but a plethora...

Haoma: Urban farming restaurant turns upcycled food waste into fine dining

Haoma: Urban farming restaurant turns upcycled food waste into fine dining

Haoma, one of Bangkok’s first restaurants to grow many of their ingredients on-site at their hydroponic urban farm, has gotten much hype over the last few months due to their...

Inside Erawan Tea Room: Bangkok’s classic, albeit touristy, spot for afternoon tea

Inside Erawan Tea Room: Bangkok’s classic, albeit touristy, spot for afternoon tea

The Erawan Tea Room is a pretty well-known spot in Bangkok, beloved by local families and tourists alike. Offering Thai favorites alongside more unconventional dishes, they are...


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