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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Check’em Out: These Bangkok bookstores are having big sales this month

Check’em Out: These Bangkok bookstores are having big sales this month

Now’s a good time to let your inner bibliophile live his or her best life: Two venues in Bangkok are currently throwing massive book sales. Let’s get straight to the...

Feeling’s Mutual at new Bangkok bar by ‘Bad Genius’ director & friends

Feeling’s Mutual at new Bangkok bar by ‘Bad Genius’ director & friends

Thirsty wanderers in the arid expanse of Phrom Phong need no longer remove themselves to Thonglor, Charoen Krung or – gasp! – a nearby mall to find cocktail escapism. The...

Magic, comedy and more to ‘feel good’ about at Check Inn 99

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A telepath, poet and comedian walk into a bar and … what happens next? Find out while having some laughs and doing some good next Friday at a night of live-performance comedy,...

A Rice Enzyme Bath in Phrom Pong purports health benefits by burying users in living muck

A Rice Enzyme Bath in Phrom Pong purports health benefits by burying users in living muck

A Phrom Pong spa’s unique enzyme treatment is hot, both literally and figuratively. At Ease’s Rice Enzyme Bath offers clients the chance to submerge themselves into a wooden...

Kampai! Viral food trend ‘beer ramen’ has arrived in Bangkok

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It’s already hit hard in other parts of Asia, but “beer ramen,” a current viral food trend, has arrived in Bangkok at the two locations of Uchidaya Ramen. Billed as...

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Vegan Vanguards: Three healthy food heavyweights team up for Jeh festival dinners at Haoma

In celebration of the upcoming Buddhist Jeh festival, three of Bangkok’s big names in healthy-eating are teaming up for a two-day feast featuring all jeh foods — that...

Mekhong Elite Table: Celebrating Thai tastes in cocktails and cuisine at Sri Trat (PHOTOS)

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| Coconuts Bangkok x Mekhong | Nothing brings out the spirit and soul of Thai culinary culture than combining grandma’s secret recipes with fancy modern cocktails.

Thailand’s top anchorman on his approach to life, work, and investment

Thailand’s top anchorman on his approach to life, work, and investment

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Bubbly and lobster at The Raw Bar in the middle of Bangkok supermarket is an unexpected luxury

Bubbly and lobster at The Raw Bar in the middle of Bangkok supermarket is an unexpected luxury

The Raw Bar is an eye-catching curiosity. As you rush into the grocery store in Emporium mall to stock up on milk and bread, you pass by a marble bar where those not plowing...

Sky High: Aire Bar offers rooftop views and vibes with street-level prices

Sky High: Aire Bar offers rooftop views and vibes with street-level prices

Most Bangkokians don’t visit sky bars all that often, since those sky-high views usually come with notable price hikes and strict dress codes. Residents tend to hit them up for...