Pad Thai meets wine at new joint in Bangkok’s Old Town

Forget about cheeses and head to part of Bangkok’s old town, where the wine’s paired with pad thai. Known for heading the kitchen at Michelin-starred Le Du in the Silom area, chef Thitid “Ton” Tassanakajohn has teamed up with his brother to open a new venture dubbed Mayrai PadThai Wine Bar, a restaurant-slash-bar where the ...

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Great beans and a little New Mexico flavor Udom Suk specialty cafe

Great beans and a little New Mexico flavor Udom Suk specialty cafe

While cafe culture has been conquering Bangkok soi by soi for years, from Ari and Thonglor to Sathorn and the old quarter, joining the onslaught is a specialty coffee shop started...

Bangkok gets a cafe dedicated to dollops of honey

Bangkok gets a cafe dedicated to dollops of honey

Down Soi Sukhumvit 24 — where vegan cafe and eatery Vistro Bangkok opened last year and beer bar 2+4 materialized upstairs — comes a new cafe that doesn’t specialize...

Beer after work? Phrom Phong gets a craft beer bar hidden upstairs

Beer after work? Phrom Phong gets a craft beer bar hidden upstairs

Downtown office workers facing an ugly commute home due to traffic or overcrowded trains have a new option to kill a few hours and pints.  While many in the Phrom Phong area opt...

‘Ministry of Crab’ brings costly crustacean delights to Bangkok

‘Ministry of Crab’ brings costly crustacean delights to Bangkok

Crustaceans food fans now can catch the enormous lagoon crab dish as one of the most recognized restaurants in Sri Lanka has expanded its branch to Bangkok for the first time....

OMFBurger: Eat this monster fast enough and this guy will pay you 10,000 baht

OMFBurger: Eat this monster fast enough and this guy will pay you 10,000 baht

An insanely intense food challenge is here to test our biggest appetites. Diners are dared to devour possibly the largest burger in Thai history to win a not-bad-sized cash prize....

Taste ‘alt-ramen’ at Sukhumvit joint by chef who cooked Dalai Lama’s 1st Thai meal

Taste ‘alt-ramen’ at Sukhumvit joint by chef who cooked Dalai Lama’s 1st Thai meal

At 27, Pattarawit “Park” Junthai has already unlocked some serious achievements in the Thai culinary scene. He represented Thailand to cook for the Dalai Lama, is the personal...

Siam Square’s new bakery serves milk tea and lemon cheese-stuffed croissants

Siam Square’s new bakery serves milk tea and lemon cheese-stuffed croissants

Anyone out there have a serious croissant obsession? If so, for this long holiday weekend, you might consider checking out Siam Square’s new Wolf Croissanterie, which, as the...

Feng Zhu: Potstickers go beyond traditional fillings at this new riverside spot

Feng Zhu: Potstickers go beyond traditional fillings at this new riverside spot

When that dumpling craving hits, you can either drop some dough on a proper dim sum session, or go the opposite end of the spectrum and grub on 7-Eleven’s grab-and-go...

Alone Together: Speakeasy bar serves smooth jazz and classic cocktails with a twist

Alone Together: Speakeasy bar serves smooth jazz and classic cocktails with a twist

Still think there’s a stigma against people who go to bars for a drink (or two) by themselves? This ultra-chill new space may just change your mind.  The teams behind two...


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