A Home for History
A Home for History

A Home for History

Four years in the making, a book and photographic exhibition by Spanish-born photographer Xavier Comas lifts the ancient roof of a storied Narathiwat building to glimpse the checkered historical narrative of Thailand’s southern region.

A Home for History
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Smith

Smith

When Smith opened its doors last year, in a refurbished warehouse on Sukhumvit Soi 49, the meat-heavy menu concept didn’t necessarily seem to be an easy fit with Bangkok’s cosmopolitan dining scene.

Smith
Moon Glass
Moon Glass

Moon Glass

The backstreets of Thong Lor are inundated with little alcoves concealing bars and restaurants; one leafy facade gives way to Moon Glass, an indoor-outdoor restaurant and bar with a modern European menu and the odd Thai twist thrown in.

Moon Glass
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Gossip

Gossip

Gossip taps into the twin markets of diners and drinkers; when the pitch works and outlets like this stick around, the spend-per-head skyrockets accordingly.

Gossip
Rang Mahal
Rang Mahal

Rang Mahal

Perched on the 26th floor of Rembrandt Hotel, Rang Mahal offers diners fine northern Indian cuisine based on recipes that delighted the taste buds of the Mughal rulers of old.

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Saigon Recipe

As much as any cuisine on offer in Bangkok – and, let’s face it, you can find pretty much whatever…

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Siam Wisdom

Exploring Thai food on its own terms is one of the great joys of living in Bangkok. This bold, vibrant…

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Moulin

It’s hard to know quite what to expect from this newish arrival to the backstreets of Thong Lor, with a…

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25 Degrees

This ‘bordello meet’s burger bar’, a spin-off from Los Angeles and adjoining the Pullman G Hotel, arrived at the tail-end…

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Panorama

Even the view is delicious The Crowne Plaza’s signature restaurant Panorama launched a new dining concept last month tagged ‘Inspiring…

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Twenty-Seven Bites

A newcomer among Bangkok’s hotel buffets, Radisson Blu Plaza’s Twenty-Seven Bites is hoping to strike big with its ambitious array of international…

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W does brunch

The new high-energy weekend brunch at W Bangkok features all the hallmarks of the world’s most chic hotel brand: live DJs spinning…

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Namsaah Bottling Trust

Chef Ian Kittichai, the genius behind Bangkok’s first gastrobar, Hyde & Seek, has a new venture underway. Namsaah Bottling Trust occupies a century-old…

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Lost Causes

An empty petrol tank sparks reflections on the big and small things of life in and around Auroville, South India’s idealistic…

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Lost Causes

An empty petrol tank sparks reflections on the big and small things of life in and around Auroville, South India’s idealistic…

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Peter Lamb

British-born Peter Lamb, Director of Restaurants at chic dining and bar complex KU DE TA, has…

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A Home for History

Four years in the making, a book and photographic exhibition by Spanish-born photographer Xavier Comas lifts the ancient roof of…

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Again & Again

One of the delights of vintage fashion lies in its classic and timeless design, not to mention the distinctive look you can…

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Again & Again

One of the delights of vintage fashion lies in its classic and timeless design, not to mention the distinctive look you can…

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Keaw Kham

Forget designer malls. Jatujak weekend market is Bangkok’s true paragon of retail. This is shopping as survival of the fittest: only…

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Khlong Thom

This city’s obsession with all things retro may be most in evidence at hipster markets like Talad Rot Fai and…

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Lumpini Park

The biggest and most popular slice of public space in Central Bangkok, Lumpini Park is 142 acres of trees and…