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The Commons – Bangkok’s New Hippest Space With Artisan Cafes, Restaurants, Market, Playground

[Bangkok] Restaurants, market and a playground. There are malls, but this same same but different. The Commons located at Thonglor Soi 17 is a much anticipated eco-friendly mall, filled with artisan cafes and eateries. This space known as “Thonglor’s backyard” is opened by none other than the people behind successful coffee shop Roast. Roast has […]

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The Bangkok EmQuartier Food Guide – 40 Mouth-Watering Restaurants & Cafes To Go For

[Bangkok] EmQuartier is the latest must-visit mall in Bangkok, superbly designed with a futuristic facade, containing A LOT of food choices. The mall is split up into three zones – The Glass Quartier, The Waterfall Quartier and The Helix Quartier, all connected by several walkways. It can be confusing at first, but makes sense after […]

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Raan Jay Fai – 400 Baht Drunken Noodles. Martha Stewart Said “The Best Cook In Thailand.”

[Bangkok] In Bangkok where cheap, affordable, tasty street foods are a dime in a dozen, finding Fried Drunken Noodle (Phad Kee Mao) in a run-down no-frills eatery that is sold at 400 Baht (SGD$15.80) came as a shocker. In Singaporean-language, we call this “lok”. “Wait, isn’t that one additional zero for its usual price?” We […]

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Karmakamet Diner – Beautiful Secret World, If Experience Is All That Counts

[Bangkok] Seems like the secret world of Karmakamet Diner is not that secret anymore. The restaurant set in a traditional garden looks like a mystery sanctuary of sorts, and have attracted many to search for it. Karmakamet started as an essential oils shop at Jatujak JJ Market back in Year 2001, and has expanded to […]

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Doong Aroi Ded – Thai Style Wagyu Beef Noodle Soup At The Emquartier

[Bangkok] It is always fascinating to see street food being brought to a higher-end restaurants, then topped up with premium ingredients. My question is: Would the Thais pay that much more to eat something in a fancy restaurant that they can find in the streets. The answer is apparently “Yes”. Doong Aroi Ded located on […]

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Thip Samai Pad Thai – Best Pad Thai In Bangkok?

[Bangkok] Thip Samai has been touted to offer the best Pad Thai in Bangkok. Jing Lor? The eatery about 10 minute drive away from Chinatown, has been around since 1966, popular with locals and tourists alike. Goodness. A long snaking queue of about 40 people in the line at any one time, seemingly about 60-70% […]

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The Ultimate Artbox Thailand Food Guide – Food & Drinks At Bangkok’s Container Market

[Bangkok] So many people are talking about Artbox in Thailand, that it seems to be the next must-go. Artbox Thailand is a happening, hipster pop-up flea market, where most of the stalls are housed in giant metal shipping containers, considered the first market in Thailand built from recycled containers. What is Artbox Bangkok? Each container […]

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Sava Dining Bangkok – Combining Style With Food

[Bangkok] Designer Polpat Asavaprapha who is behind modern womenswear label Asava sets up Sava Dining at EmQuartier, and you would expect a restaurant of style and flair. Located at The Helix Quartier, you can imagine how Sava Dining would be if it was a piece of cloth – elegantly white, balanced by earthy tones, and […]

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Rochor Thai – Moved To Novena, Better Than Before

Rochor Thai has moved from Rochor to Joo Chiat to its present location at Novena. I am happy to say, with each step of the way, the quality is actually getting better. Few may have heard of its move, except for regular customers. Some changes: The décor looks fresher and more modern with orange accents; […]

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ThaiExpress – New Look, New Dishes, New Orange Card That Can Win You Trips To Thailand!

Do you remember that the 1st outlet of ThaiExpress is at Holland Village? That was way back in 2002. ThaiExpress which has become a household name, is celebrating its 13 years of establishment in Singapore with introduction of new dishes, and relaunch of the familiar Orange Card. When I visited the Plaza Singapura outlet again, […]

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