Dump the steamed bird and pay deep-fried respect to your ancestors with Bonchon’s ‘Wai Jao Chicken’

With Chinese New Year just around the corner (Feb. 12 this year!), a popular South Korean-style, deep-fried chicken franchise jumped into the market with an odd bird that might impress, or disgust, Thai-Chinese celebrating the occasion.  Bonchon this morning announced its new crispy twist on tradition in the form of Wai Jao Chicken, a whole ...

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‘Bonci’ brings serious coffee, forward design to Saphan Kwai

‘Bonci’ brings serious coffee, forward design to Saphan Kwai

Seen the long lines in front of Phahonyothin’s Blu 395 apartment building? Those people know that inside is the neighborhood’s newest hip cafe.  Opened last week on the...

Hidden Thonglor bar launches cafe to survive Lockdown 2.0

Hidden Thonglor bar launches cafe to survive Lockdown 2.0

The first time bars were ordered shut and a booze ban slapped in place, a Thonglor speakeasy behind a row of gym lockers shut down and hoped for it to end. This time, nearly a...

Nimanye! Russian resto ‘Moon Under Water’ retreats to Soi Suan Phlu

Nimanye! Russian resto ‘Moon Under Water’ retreats to Soi Suan Phlu

After quitting the eastern bloc of Phra Khanong, Bangkok’s only fully dedicated Russian restaurant has opened a new front across town in a trendy soi. Best known two years for...

Chinatown sweet shop ‘Ba Hao Tian Mi’ brings its savory bites to Thonglor

Chinatown sweet shop ‘Ba Hao Tian Mi’ brings its savory bites to Thonglor

A Chinatown dessert bar has entered the bustling Thonglor ‘hood with a bigger menu that adds savory items to the mix. Set in a bigger space than its forebearer in Chinatown, Ba...

Barless Bangkok bartenders ditch drinks for spicy noodles, dim sum

Barless Bangkok bartenders ditch drinks for spicy noodles, dim sum

After City Hall ordered Bangkok bars shut indefinitely amid rising COVID-19 infections, two bar owners in Chinatown took up some heritage recipes from the past to survive the...

Feed all your senses at otherworldly digital feast

Feed all your senses at otherworldly digital feast

As the risotto arrived, a fluorescent jellyfish floated across the table and climbed up the walls. When touched by a diner’s fingers, the luminous creature shifted from green...

Where to holiday feast in Bangkok on a mere bourgeois or princely budget

Where to holiday feast in Bangkok on a mere bourgeois or princely budget

Pause your diets and order that free-flow package, it’s time for the holiday feast. Sleigh it with our guide to festive dinners, lunches and brunches in Bangkok.  From...

Unleash the beet, eat without meat at these 17 Bangkok veggie joints

Unleash the beet, eat without meat at these 17 Bangkok veggie joints

The plant-based lifestyle isn’t just a trend. It’s good for the environment, your body, and, if you will, your soul. We have picked some awesome places to satisfy your...

Charoen Krung bar puts Thai twist on New York City jazz, Tokyo vinyl

Charoen Krung bar puts Thai twist on New York City jazz, Tokyo vinyl

The Charoen Krung creative district has welcomed a classy new cocktail and jazz bar from the ever-stylish Siwilai brand. Picture a marriage between a New York City jazz club and a...


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