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

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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 

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

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

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Vegan fine dining? It’s a thing all October at Sukhumvit 26 joint

Vegan fine dining? It’s a thing all October at Sukhumvit 26 joint

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Broccoli Revolution recruits vegan reinforcements: chocolate, wine, ice cream

Broccoli Revolution recruits vegan reinforcements: chocolate, wine, ice cream

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Copper Age: Bangkok speakeasy celebrates birthday with new cocktails

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