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 ...

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Seafood Sundays in Thong Lor: The Dock now has a non-stop briney, free-flow bubbly brunch

Seafood Sundays in Thong Lor: The Dock now has a non-stop briney, free-flow bubbly brunch

When the decadent, but sometimes sterile, hotel brunches get you down but you still want to gorge with your friends on a Sunday morning, The Dock’s new brunch offering may fit...

Zinc 101’s new nine layer burger comes stabbed with a syringe of au jus

Zinc 101’s new nine layer burger comes stabbed with a syringe of au jus

Zinc 101 has just introduced a new burger that could be among Bangkok’s most indulgent and interesting. It features two pork patties, a double order of bacon, three kinds of...

Brunch at Ekkamai’s Nowhere: Endless small plates of on-trend food, including a savory waffle course

Brunch at Ekkamai’s Nowhere: Endless small plates of on-trend food, including a savory waffle course

Restaurants around the city offer varying brunch menus, values, and concepts. From over the top, gourmet extravaganzas, to those that focus on quantity over quality, to those...

Savoey’s food is still just so-so, but its East meets West desserts are gourmet-level good

Savoey’s food is still just so-so, but its East meets West desserts are gourmet-level good

Savoey is a chain of Thai restaurants with nine outlets in Bangkok — all in malls. That should tell you a bit of what you need to know if you haven’t visited before. They...

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...

Barefood Bangkok makes vegan nut cheeses and beef-mimicking beet burgers that might fool you

Barefood Bangkok makes vegan nut cheeses and beef-mimicking beet burgers that might fool you

Let’s get real: the majority of vegan cheeses and veggie burgers ain’t foolin’ no one. From the texture to the flavor to the way they cook and melt, most of these healthy...

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...

Bang Bao: Siam Square stall’s modern menu includes cheese and Nutella buns, plus bao birthday cakes

Bang Bao: Siam Square stall’s modern menu includes cheese and Nutella buns, plus bao birthday cakes

Bao are so many things: comforting, warm, soft, nourishing, savory (or sweet), and portable. But it’s the cloud-like, delicately chewy bun itself that wins over the most fans....

Bespoke Boba and Bubbles: Thong Lor’s Drip Tea & Coffee offers lit cheese tea and torched cream coffee

Bespoke Boba and Bubbles: Thong Lor’s Drip Tea & Coffee offers lit cheese tea and torched cream coffee

Thong Lor is crawling with cute cafes, Instagrammable bars, and date-worthy restaurants but we happened upon a spot offering drinks just a little different from the rest. The...


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