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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Down-to-earth district: Exploring Sukhumvit’s Punnawithi neighborhood

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...

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

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

COCONUTS HOT SPOT — Forget everything you think you know about North Korea and head over to Pyongyang Okryu, the one and only place (that I know of) in Bangkok that serves up...

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

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

Nature unleashed another torrential storm on Bangkok yesterday, and this morning some residents were stuck at home while others waded through knee-high waters to get to school and...

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

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

COCONUTS HOT SPOT — Besides its vibrant nightlife, Ekkamai also has a pretty solid food scene all the way along its hip soi People living in the area can tell you that it's not...

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

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

COCONUTS HOT SPOT — 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...

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

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

COCONUTS HOT SPOT — As I grew up drinking branded tea bags in little yellow wrappers, tea, to me, had been just mundane and almost characterless - until I was introduced to...

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

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 celebrate...

Kontraband and Digital to bring NYE spirit to Dark Bar

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...

Get all nostalgic at The Retro Market

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 set...

Wishbeer fulfills craft beer nerd dreams

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 The broken escalator forced shoppers to run up the stairs to avoid...

Escalator malfunction scares shoppers at Gateway Ekamai