If you’re dying to try the latest in cold-brew coffee concoctions, browse racks of vintage offerings, scoop up fashions by indie Thai designers or you just love to be the first in your circle of friends to know about anything, then you want to be hanging out in Ekkamai. Located conveniently along Sukhumvit Road between Thonglor and Phra Khanong, this is the place to be if you are an up-and-comer on into any of the arts scenes. Featuring side sois that are still undiscovered, cute Thai houses that remind you of the Bangkok you see in old postcards and the occasional hip pop-up market, you can feed your body and creative soul in Ekkamai.
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BREAKING: Truck crashes into 20 cars on Ekkamai Road to escape checkpoint

BREAKING: Truck crashes into 20 cars on Ekkamai Road to escape checkpoint

A six-wheeler crashed into several cars on Ekkamai Road at around 1pm today. It was reported that the driver was attempting to escape a police checkpoint when he crashed into...

Can’t make it to North Korea? Try their cuisine at Pyongyang Okryu

Can’t make it to North Korea? Try their cuisine at Pyongyang Okryu

Pyongyang Okryu, a small restaurant in Ekkamai, serves up rare North Korean delicacies alongside a bit of cultural experience from this little-known nation.

Rain pours into BTS carriage, Thai guy totally unimpressed (VIDEO)

Rain pours into BTS carriage, Thai guy totally unimpressed (VIDEO)

Once again, water poured into a BTS car full of passengers yesterday.

Freaky feast: Try famous pig’s intestine soup at Tue Huan Ekkamai

Freaky feast: Try famous pig’s intestine soup at Tue Huan Ekkamai

“Tue Huan” in one of the Chinese dialects means “pig's intestines”, which is what this restaurant uses as a base in most of their dishes.

‘Finger-licking’ good: Enjoy Cajun-style seafood at The Shrimp Lover

‘Finger-licking’ good: Enjoy Cajun-style seafood at The Shrimp Lover

The Shrimp Lover’s famous Cajun seafood is served minus plates on a table lined with just a sheet of plastic, encouraging diners to dig in with their bare hands.

Tea-licious: Peace Oriental Teahouse will make you forget bottled matcha and branded bags

Tea-licious: Peace Oriental Teahouse will make you forget bottled matcha and branded bags

Peace Oriental Teahouse, a peaceful and cozy little place on Sukhumvit will make you realize how you’ve been severely deprived of good tea all along.

Kontraband and Digital to bring NYE spirit to Dark Bar

Kontraband and Digital to bring NYE spirit to Dark Bar

DJ community Kontraband will collaborate with Digital to ring in the New Year with drum n’ bass at Dark Bar, the tiny dream venue for after parties, which will also...

Get all nostalgic at The Retro Market

Get all nostalgic at The Retro Market

File photo of Rat Hole Market, Gateway Ekamai You can’t bring back your childhood, but you can bring back the memories. Gateway Ekamai invites you to join The Retro Market, a...

Wishbeer fulfills craft beer nerd dreams

Wishbeer fulfills craft beer nerd dreams

COCONUTS HOT SPOT – Early on in the craft beer game, a Frenchman by the name of Jerome saw a gap in the market for buying beer for home consumption. To fill that gap, he...

Escalator malfunction scares shoppers at Gateway Ekamai

Escalator malfunction scares shoppers at Gateway Ekamai

Another escalator managed to scare the shit out of people when one of its steps broke at Gateway Ekamai Saturday.