PHRA KHANONG

An up-and-coming residential area between Ekkamai and On Nut, Phra Khanong offers great, affordable places to live as well as the ever-popular outdoor food court and beer garden, W District. The Phra Khanong fresh market is a great place to pick up groceries and spices on the cheap and the neighborhood also boasts some hip art galleries and bars.
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3 Bangkok motorbike taxis fined for beating GrabBike driver

3 Bangkok motorbike taxis fined for beating GrabBike driver

A group of motorbike taxi drivers who violently assaulted a GrabBike rider in Bangkok’s Phra Khanong area were given gentle slaps on the wrist this afternoon. Three motorbike...

GrabBike rider beaten by motosai taxis on Soi Sukhumvit 48 (Video)

GrabBike rider beaten by motosai taxis on Soi Sukhumvit 48 (Video)

Update: The three motorbike taxi drivers were charged with assault and fined THB1,000. Here we go again. Another day, another GrabBike rider harassed and assaulted by motorbike...

Cocktails on tap arrive in Bangkok, but will they be Talk of the Town?

Cocktails on tap arrive in Bangkok, but will they be Talk of the Town?

The great Van Gogh. An elderly Thai couple harshly punished for picking wild mushrooms. A scandalous Kuala Lumpur spa serving cream cheese-filled kink.  What’s the connection?...

New bar Stryke’s a blow for late-night drinkers in Phra Khanong

New bar Stryke’s a blow for late-night drinkers in Phra Khanong

They’ve closed the taps at your favorite watering hole. The food stalls at W District have gone dark. But you’re still in the mood for more. There’s a new spot for...

Jamaican Eatz, Bangkok’s new island-inspired eatery, has beef patties, jerk chicken, and fusion influences

Jamaican Eatz, Bangkok’s new island-inspired eatery, has beef patties, jerk chicken, and fusion influences

Bangkok’s food scene offers local dishes alongside all kinds of international cuisine pretty much around the clock. In a restaurant scene that sometimes seems saturated, two...

Another Bad Creation: Bad Burger opens second location in On Nut next to Cheap Charlie’s

Another Bad Creation: Bad Burger opens second location in On Nut next to Cheap Charlie’s

We got a piece of good news for Bangkok’s many, many burger lovers last night. One of the city’s favorite burgers, Bad Burger in Asoke, has opened a new mini branch in On...

Faces and Places: The People of Phra Kanong in Portraits and Words (PHOTOS)

Faces and Places: The People of Phra Kanong in Portraits and Words (PHOTOS)

There is much more to Phra Kanong than meets the eye.

We tried Homeburg, the viral burger spot that only makes four burgers daily and has a wait list of 1,000

We tried Homeburg, the viral burger spot that only makes four burgers daily and has a wait list of 1,000

Taiki Tsubota has become a viral star — not just because of how his homemade burgers taste, but also due to the fact that he only makes four of them per day. This limited...

Mae Nak: Visiting the weird, wonderful shrine dedicated to Thailand’s most famous ghost

Mae Nak: Visiting the weird, wonderful shrine dedicated to Thailand’s most famous ghost

Thai lore has it that Mae Nak was a pregnant young woman living along Phra Kanong Canal in central Bangkok with her husband during the mid 1800s. Her husband, Mak, was drafted...

Second Tacos & Salsa: New location offers more tostadas, burritos, and fiery homemade hot sauce

Second Tacos & Salsa: New location offers more tostadas, burritos, and fiery homemade hot sauce

Popular eatery Tacos & Salsa has been a Mexican mainstay in Asoke since 2012, and they have a newer second branch on On Nut’s main drag near Soi 2. We stopped by over the...

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