A trio of cuisines collides at San, the new ‘casual fine diner’ on Soi Sukhumvit 51

At a small shophouse tucked away in a quiet residential alley of Soi Sukhumvit 51 is San, a relatively new fusion restaurant that combines the flavors of Thai, Chinese and American cuisines. It’s been only a few months that San opened on this small street in the Thonglor area. Defining itself as a “casual fine ...

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New(ish) Laotian restaurant ‘Lao Dtom Lao’ relocates to Thonglor

New(ish) Laotian restaurant ‘Lao Dtom Lao’ relocates to Thonglor

No matter how hot Bangkok is, we’ve always got time for tongue-burning papaya salad.  Six months after it opened in the city’s old town (in Nang Loeng area, to be exact),...

Chub n’ Chew: Internet-famous brownie frappes get a physical store in Siam Square

Chub n’ Chew: Internet-famous brownie frappes get a physical store in Siam Square

You have one cheat day. You’ve got a craving for a sweet dessert-y drink, but bubble tea won’t do. WHAT DO YOU DO. Hunt down an iced cocoa drink topped with chubby...

Burapa, a train-themed restaurant serving Isaan dishes with an inventive twist

Burapa, a train-themed restaurant serving Isaan dishes with an inventive twist

Among the nightclubs, busy bars and roadside stalls on Soi Sukhumvit 11 lies a calm and cozy restaurant specializing in an under-the-radar, regional cuisine of Thailand. The...

Vistro Bangkok: New vegan fusion bistro with great plant-based dishes, desserts and homemade kombucha

Vistro Bangkok: New vegan fusion bistro with great plant-based dishes, desserts and homemade kombucha

It’s not easy to find vegan or vegetarian-friendly places to dine in Bangkok — even seven years after we first published this article to lament the extra legwork it takes...

B-Story Cafe’s second branch is a new Insta-worthy spot with vintage charm

B-Story Cafe’s second branch is a new Insta-worthy spot with vintage charm

Ardent cafe hoppers about town may have already visited most of the cool cafes in Ari, Siam and Thonglor — but what about this cafe housed inside a three-story vintage-style...

Yoshibar: Inside Yoshito Suzuki’s new(ish) specialist sake bar in Thonglor

Yoshibar: Inside Yoshito Suzuki’s new(ish) specialist sake bar in Thonglor

The bustling bar scene in Bangkok’s Thonglor neighborhood recently welcomed a new spot that specializes in the clear-colored, rice-based booze from Japan: sake.   The cozy...

Project Bus Cafe Art: Barista converts bus into sleek coffee bar in Nonthaburi

Project Bus Cafe Art: Barista converts bus into sleek coffee bar in Nonthaburi

A charming bus-turned-cafe is now trending among savvy cafe-hoppers residing in metropolitan Bangkok. New to the coffee scene in Nonthaburi is Project Bus Cafe Art, a...

Tuk Tuk Asian Streatery: Indian restaurant from Scotland opens in Bangkok with Thai twists

Tuk Tuk Asian Streatery: Indian restaurant from Scotland opens in Bangkok with Thai twists

We never imagined that a weekend wander around the far-out reaches of the city, in Ratchaphruek area, would result in us running into an Indian restaurant named after the...

Eat Like A Local: Samui-style Southern Thai Restaurant Lands in Phrom Phong

Eat Like A Local: Samui-style Southern Thai Restaurant Lands in Phrom Phong

There are many reasons to love Soi Sukhumvit 26: There’s the ultra-trendy coffeehouse Casa Lapin, high-end Indian restaurant Indus, and Michelin-starred fine dining spot...


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