Under the Sea: Bangkok’s new Mermaid Cafe lets visitors frolic like fishes (PHOTOS)

COCONUTS HOT SPOTS — Bangkok’s new Mermaid Castle Cafe is nestled into a slim, four-story building in hip shopping destination Siam Square, and it’s the place where all your underwater dreams can come true. The first three floors are dedicated to shopping. Swimsuits, mermaid pajamas, phone cases, makeup, pastel power banks, and shell-printed lingerie fill ...

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Savor the world’s finest teas at this hip Ekkamai tea shop

Savor the world’s finest teas at this hip Ekkamai tea shop

COCONUTS HOT SPOT—When I ask Han Mei, owner of the Seven Suns tea shop, in Ekkamai, to tell me the best tea in the house, he refuses. As it turns out, he has good reason. He...

A great burger at Chef Poupée’s Bad Burger

A great burger at Chef Poupée’s Bad Burger

COCONUTS HOT SPOT — Be it the juicy char-grilled Australian beef, perfectly-cooked chicken, or vegan patties made from colorful veggies, Chef Poupée makes sure that everyone...

Vegan Crush: Bangkok’s movable monthly feasts completely free of animal products

Vegan Crush: Bangkok’s movable monthly feasts completely free of animal products

COCONUTS HOT SPOT — Plant-based chef Maricel Lukkanit has not always been vegan. In fact, she went from omnivore to vegan overnight a few years ago after seeing the documentary...

Cava by Islero offers small plates with big flavor

Cava by Islero offers small plates with big flavor

COCONUTS HOT SPOT — The new menu at Cava, the tapas bar located inside Islero restaurant in Phloen Chit’s Athenee Tower, offers a flavor journey that makes stops all over...

Clinton Street Baking Company brings New York brunches to Bangkok

Clinton Street Baking Company brings New York brunches to Bangkok

The famous New York brunch spot by chefs Neil Kleinberg and DeDe Lahman has opened in Bangkok, bringing their much-hyped pancakes that have been voted among the best in the...

Taste halal treats at Shabeebee roti and tea cafe

Taste halal treats at Shabeebee roti and tea cafe

Thai-muslim food has always been a delicacy for local foodies due to its flavorful ingredients regardless of their religion, especially rotis and murtabak.

‘Ahh Kard D’ serves modern Thai cuisine from a retro wooden house

‘Ahh Kard D’ serves modern Thai cuisine from a retro wooden house

Every dish at Ahh Kard D is delicately and meticulously prepared under the concept that the restaurant should feel like home.

Hot Wheels pizza truck parks their pies with new Thong Lor shop

Hot Wheels pizza truck parks their pies with new Thong Lor shop

COCONUTS HOT SPOT — If you’ve been lucky enough to be nearby when the Hot Wheels pizza truck has pulled up, you may have already tasted this welcome addition to Bangkok’s...

Let them eat tarts: All things cheesy and sweet at Pablo

Let them eat tarts: All things cheesy and sweet at Pablo

Originated in Osaka, Pablo dessert shop is a staple on the itinerary of many Thais when they make a trip to Japan. Its popular fluffy, freshly baked cheese tart makes a perfect...


 

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