‘Diner en Blanc’ massive, secret white dinner party is coming to Bangkok

“Diner en Blanc,” a mysterious, all-white dinner party that has been held in secret locations all over the world, is coming to Bangkok in December. Launched nearly three decades ago in Paris, by a Frenchman named François Pasquier who wanted to reconnect with his friends — but couldn’t fit them all in his garden — ...

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Bay Breeze: Getting the buzz on Chalong Bay, an artisan Thai rum crafted in Phuket

Bay Breeze: Getting the buzz on Chalong Bay, an artisan Thai rum crafted in Phuket

Though it still seems like something we’ve just started seeing around Bangkok, Chalong Bay, a boutique sugarcane spirit from Phuket, has actually been around for five years. We...

PHOTOS: FamilyMart on Soi 33 launches working space with free wifi

PHOTOS: FamilyMart on Soi 33 launches working space with free wifi

In the battle for supremacy among Bangkok’s convenience store chains, FamilyMart is coming on strong — it has just launched a working space with free wifi on the second floor...

Smelly Science: The DNA of the spiky, stinky durian has finally been studied

Smelly Science: The DNA of the spiky, stinky durian has finally been studied

Once described by a detractor as smelling of “turpentine and onions, garnished with a gym sock”, southeast Asia’s durian fruit leaves no-one unmoved — you either adore or...

Now it’s legal! Officials allow it after 7-Eleven covers viral beer machine with big white cloth (VIDEO)

Now it’s legal! Officials allow it after 7-Eleven covers viral beer machine with big white cloth (VIDEO)

After Thai netizens got just a little too excited about a new Leo beer-pouring machine at a 7-Eleven store in Bangkok’s Chinatown this week, Thai officials had to intervene. A...

Best Late Night Eats in Bangkok: Where to eat pizza, burgers and Thai afterhours

Best Late Night Eats in Bangkok: Where to eat pizza, burgers and Thai afterhours

If you’re any kind of night owl, chances are that three meals per day are just not cutting it for you. When you stay out till midnight or later, you often need one more hot meal...

BangkokFoodies.com launches today as encyclopedia of everything delicious in Bangkok

BangkokFoodies.com launches today as encyclopedia of everything delicious in Bangkok

After three years as an ultra-active Facebook group, Bangkok Foodies has become a full-fledged website today. Designed to serve locals, expats, and tourists, it features reviews...

Phuket launches Street Food Festival this weekend

Phuket launches Street Food Festival this weekend

Phuket hopes to draw more tourists with a street food festival and promote itself as a more gastronomic island. Provincial Governor of Phuket, Norapat Plodthong, held a press...

Tropical Truffle: A white truffle was found growing in a forest in Northern Thailand

Tropical Truffle: A white truffle was found growing in a forest in Northern Thailand

A white truffle was found growing in Chiang Mai’s Doi Suthep Park and foodies and biologists alike are freaking out because it was believed that truffles can’t grow in...

Gourmet grub: Thai fine-diners explore insect cuisine

Gourmet grub: Thai fine-diners explore insect cuisine

At a hip Bangkok restaurant, foodies with adventurous palates tuck into a bug-based menu that includes watermelon salad sprinkled with bamboo worms, nachos with silkworm cherry...


 

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