Crowd of hundreds greets opening of Thailand’s first Taco Bell (PHOTOS)

Seven months after we first reported it was coming, it’s here. Thailand’s first Taco Bell is officially open. The Chitlom BTS Station was buzzing today as hundreds of hungry metropolitans lined up outside Mercury Ville to be the first to get a taste of America’s favorite “Mexican” fast food chain. “I’m excited because it’s the ...

F&B News

featured

HIGHLAND at The Hive: Join us for a rooftop screening of our original marijuana documentary

D-Day: Taco Bell announces opening date in Bangkok

D-Day: Taco Bell announces opening date in Bangkok

Mark your calendar, kids. We finally know when America’s favorite “Mexican” fast food chain (and admitted guilty pleasure) is opening their first store in Thailand: Jan. 24....

Tipsy and trashy: Mixologist Mark Lloyd’s sustainable bar at Wonderfruit to create cocktails from food waste

Tipsy and trashy: Mixologist Mark Lloyd’s sustainable bar at Wonderfruit to create cocktails from food waste

“If you know how to do it safely, you can make alcohol out of anything,” said trained chemist-turned-mixologist Mark Lloyd. The barman, one of Bangkok’s best known despite...

It’s really happening: Taco Bell sign goes up at Mercury Ville

It’s really happening: Taco Bell sign goes up at Mercury Ville

The debut of Thailand’s first Taco Bell is so close, we can almost taste the good ol’ cheesy gordita crunch. How do we know? Because the first outpost of the US fast food...

Craving Christmas dinner? Jamie’s Italian has yorkshire pudding, parsnips, and roast chicken for the holidays

Craving Christmas dinner? Jamie’s Italian has yorkshire pudding, parsnips, and roast chicken for the holidays

If you can’t get home for the holidays, then good news: Jamie’s Italian is offering a festive-themed menu for the season, daily through Jan. 2, at its Siam Discovery...

It’s happening: Taco Bell has begun recruiting employees for its first outpost in Bangkok

It’s happening: Taco Bell has begun recruiting employees for its first outpost in Bangkok

A new development in Taco Bell’s imminent debut in Bangkok emerged this week, when the American Tex-Mex chain began recruiting employees for its store at Mercury Ville, a mall...

EXCLUSIVE: Expat fave Hemingway’s to reopen on Sukhumvit Soi 11 in January, we’ve got details

EXCLUSIVE: Expat fave Hemingway’s to reopen on Sukhumvit Soi 11 in January, we’ve got details

It’s been whispered about for months, but the owners are finally confirming it now — beloved expat bar and restaurant Hemingway’s will reopen in January on Sukhumvit Soi...

Fancy Bangkok Feasts: Where to get turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving in the city

Fancy Bangkok Feasts: Where to get turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving in the city

Though many American expats revel in eating local food, hitting up the city’s famed street carts and food courts with regularity, there are still others that need a regular dose...

Two Times the Talent? Michelin winners revealed for 2019 Bangkok guide, number of starred entries doubled

Two Times the Talent? Michelin winners revealed for 2019 Bangkok guide, number of starred entries doubled

The Star Reveal for the 2019 Michelin Guide covering Bangkok, Phuket, and Phang-Nga happened this morning at a press conference in Bangkok. The second edition has named 217...

Jamaican Eatz, Bangkok’s new island-inspired eatery, has beef patties, jerk chicken, and fusion influences

Jamaican Eatz, Bangkok’s new island-inspired eatery, has beef patties, jerk chicken, and fusion influences

Bangkok’s food scene offers local dishes alongside all kinds of international cuisine pretty much around the clock. In a restaurant scene that sometimes seems saturated, two...


By signing up for our newsletters you agree with our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

Coconuts Bangkok F&B News

Want to know about what hot chef is planning to open his own place? Where the hippest food truck will be parked this weekend or what newest food craze from Singapore or the States will make the foodies queue up for miles in Siam Paragon this weekend? Look no further than Coconuts Bangkok. We’ve got the inside scoop, sometimes literally (we’re looking you you Ben & Jerrys!) on all the newest openings, food news, new lines, limited edition flavors, chef collaborations, pop-up restaurants and more. Trust us, it’s tasty!