PHROM PHONG

From high-end malls to secondhand bookstores, Phrom Phong is the center of life in Bangkok for Japanese expats, high-end shoppers and international foodies. The leafy side sois in the neighborhood offer respite from the city’s sun as well as spacious condos, luxurious spas and local newspapers printed exclusively in Japanese. The Sukhumvit part of the neighborhood boasts Emporium and Emquartier luxury malls.
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Phrom Phong welcomes new cafe-micro roastery ‘Paga’

Phrom Phong welcomes new cafe-micro roastery ‘Paga’

Located on the quiet part of Sukhumvit 31, sleek, all-white Paga is part micro-roaster, part communal space for learning, sipping, and chatting with friends. Romanian co-owner...

Phrom Phong garden gem ‘Kram’ bids farewell after 7 years

Phrom Phong garden gem ‘Kram’ bids farewell after 7 years

Today is the last day to dine in a garden home setting in Bangkok’s Phrom Phong area.  The latest to bid goodbye to diners is Kram, located up Soi Sukhumvit 39, which announced...

Break bread at Phrom Phong’s ‘Nine Pastry’ with sourdough from the Holy Land

Break bread at Phrom Phong’s ‘Nine Pastry’ with sourdough from the Holy Land

Located in a standalone house down Sukhumvit Soi 24 aka “the other Ari,” Nine Pastry specializes in sourdough and baked treats with a Mediterranean influence. Pastry chef Nir...

Sweet obsession: ‘Honeyful’ cafe owner and her mission to spread honey on everyone

Sweet obsession: ‘Honeyful’ cafe owner and her mission to spread honey on everyone

By Alisha Pawa Nuttawan “Yui” Supapong has always been a curious soul. With backgrounds in chemical engineering and culinary training, Yui was intrigued about honey’s...

Glorious Holes: Chiang Mai’s acclaimed vegan donuts now in Bangkok

Glorious Holes: Chiang Mai’s acclaimed vegan donuts now in Bangkok

After perfecting its recipes at its first shop in Chiang Mai, a highly acclaimed “handcrafted donut” cafe has found a sweet spot in Phrom Phong. It will take another two...

New movie geek hangout is this Phrom Phong cafe and poster gallery by ‘Bad Genius’ director 

New movie geek hangout is this Phrom Phong cafe and poster gallery by ‘Bad Genius’ director 

After opening Mutual Bar two years ago, Bad Genius director Nattawut “Baz” Poonpiriya didn’t wait long to open another place – this time dedicated to something dear to his...

Soi Sukhumvit 49 welcomes Thai-Malay smokehouse ‘Aromkwan Asian Smokery’

Soi Sukhumvit 49 welcomes Thai-Malay smokehouse ‘Aromkwan Asian Smokery’

Set in the home of former Funky Lam chef Vishanu “Bank” Prempuk, this Batik-decorated, grill house is less a restaurant than a private dining experience. Once visitors locate...

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...

CBD menu coming to veggie resto ‘Goodsouls’ in Bangkok & Chiang Mai

CBD menu coming to veggie resto ‘Goodsouls’ in Bangkok & Chiang Mai

As more entrepreneurs and chefs get in on Thailand’s green rush, a vegetarian restaurant is among the latest to add cannabis to its recipes.  With branches in Bangkok and...

Farmers’ market by and for Bangkok women to tackle violence

Farmers’ market by and for Bangkok women to tackle violence

During the pandemic domestic violence cases in Thailand surged by 66%, according to the Thai Health Promotion Foundation. Next month, a farmer’s market in the heart of Bangkok...