Feast to your heart’s ‘Contento’ at new Italian hotspot in Bangkok’s old town

Surrounded by the brothels-turned-boutiques of Maitri Chit Road, Contento stands out with its fresh coat of navy blue paint and white pineapple wall sculptures. Inside, the feeling of over-stimulation from the outside world immediately dissipates in a romantic-yet-relaxed space layered with personality. Everything from the lighting to the silverware was handpicked by owner Nopadon “Ou” ...

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All aboard! ‘Burapa’ takes Trat flavors into Thailand’s north on new tasting menu

All aboard! ‘Burapa’ takes Trat flavors into Thailand’s north on new tasting menu

After it was forced closed by the pandemic, a Soi Sukhumvit 11 restaurant went into a cocoon and has now reemerged a little different to survive not just the second wave, but...

Asoke’s ‘About Eatery’ celebrates 5th birthday with ‘New Era’ Italian feast

Asoke’s ‘About Eatery’ celebrates 5th birthday with ‘New Era’ Italian feast

A trattoria tucked inside an Asoke building just launched a new menu that champions seasonal ingredients to usher in a “new era” of dining.  About Eatery is celebrating its...

Mystery, curiosity and surprises cooked into Karmakamet Conveyance’s ‘Expedition’

Mystery, curiosity and surprises cooked into Karmakamet Conveyance’s ‘Expedition’

A boundary-defying fancy downtown dining room is ready to embark upon – or convey, perhaps – a new culinary journey.  Starting tomorrow, Karmakamet Conveyance will take...

Manga meals and testicles at star geek chef SchwedaKong’s Bangkok hole in the wall

Manga meals and testicles at star geek chef SchwedaKong’s Bangkok hole in the wall

What arrives at the table bathed in Japanese soy sauce checks out. It looks like chicken; it smells about right. But put the meat in your mouth and chew, a bouncy gelatinous...

Grilled jackfruit, cow tongue are boss at new Sukhumvit taqueria ‘El Hefe’

Grilled jackfruit, cow tongue are boss at new Sukhumvit taqueria ‘El Hefe’

As the old saying goes, the more tacos, the merrier. But is there room among all the old taco standbys  for innovations like hibiscus tacos, let alone jackfruit and shredded...

Let fantasy fly in Ekkamai’s kink-forward speakeasy ‘Playroom’

Let fantasy fly in Ekkamai’s kink-forward speakeasy ‘Playroom’

New to Ekkamai is a sultry speakeasy made for fancy date nights and celebrations that we all survived the rough ‘n tough 2020.  Set atop her crowd-pleasing French restaurant...

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...

Trashy Cocktails: ‘Wasteland’ raises the bar on reduce, reuse, recycle

Trashy Cocktails: ‘Wasteland’ raises the bar on reduce, reuse, recycle

While cocktail bars have been sprouting up around Bangkok – from speakeasies and serious establishments to those elevating flair before function – none is like a recently...

Bar Yard: Langsuan gets tropical rooftop bar with a park view

Bar Yard: Langsuan gets tropical rooftop bar with a park view

While a new five-star hotel landing in Soi Langsuan can’t welcome its first guests due to the pandemic, its rooftop bar couldn’t wait any longer – it knows Bangkok’s need...


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Our Critic’s Table features tell it like it is and are never afraid to lay it on the line. These incendiary stories let you tag along as our food writers go to the most exclusive, high-end, hard to get into and hyped beyond belief food spots and let you know if they truly live up to their reputations. Before you lay out a pile of baht, make sure that restaurant with the bloated reputation is really worth it. That’s what Coconuts Critic’s Table is all about.