Cafes 101
Cafes 101

Cafes 101

What are your favourite cafes in Bangkok, and why?

Cafes 101
Trader Vic’s
Trader Vic’s

Trader Vic’s

Claiming to have invented the Polynesian-inspired Mai Tai in 1944, Trader Vic’s is now celebrating its long-standing Tiki style with a unique Mai Tai Sunday Brunch (B1999++).

Trader Vic’s
Gushing Out My Confession
Gushing Out My Confession

Gushing Out My Confession

This series of photographs is an examination of artist Naraphat Sakarthomsap’s conscience — what is good, what is evil, and what falls in the gray area between the two.

Gushing Out My Confession
Revolucion Cocktail
Revolucion Cocktail

Revolucion Cocktail

Good music, shared food, strong drinks, and great company are the foundation of Latin America’s carefree social life. Parties are encouraged. Fun is paramount, dancing to infectious beats a necessity. It’s an irresistible combination.

Revolucion Cocktail
Palaces of the Gods
Palaces of the Gods

Palaces of the Gods

Rising above the high plains of northeastern Thailand, man-made stone peaks today bear witness to the half-millennium reign of a powerful Khmer state which flourished from the 9th to 14th centuries.

Palaces of the Gods
Don Giovanni
Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni

Although a veteran of the foreign circuit, Zaninelli’s concept rarely strays from traditional Italian. The menu is full of home-style recipes. Along with the neo-classical décor, the chef’s culinary approach lends Don Giovanni a decorous air befitting its operatic name.

Don Giovanni
Kom-Ba-Wa
Kom-Ba-Wa

Kom-Ba-Wa

Opened last May, Kom-Ba-Wa, which means “good evening” in Japanese, occupies a single-kuha shophouse on hip Suan Phlu, off Sathorn Road.

Kom-Ba-Wa
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Café Riviera

Among the fine-dining stars and A-list eateries of Bangkok’s restaurant world, it’s sometimes difficult for great little places serving fabulous…

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Trader Vic’s

Claiming to have invented the Polynesian-inspired Mai Tai in 1944, Trader Vic’s is now celebrating its long-standing Tiki style with…

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Shuffle

The setup feels sort of Lower East Side: a postindustrial brasserie serving New American dishes executed by a Thai chef…

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New York Style Steak & Burger

One has to admire the spirit of any plucky entrepreneur opening a business in the Thai capital  these days. Step forward…

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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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Trader Vic’s

Claiming to have invented the Polynesian-inspired Mai Tai in 1944, Trader Vic’s is now celebrating its long-standing Tiki style with…

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Taper

Chef Toon isn’t afraid to bring the heat. That much becomes apparent with a bite of his salted egg carbonara (B290), a…

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Revolucion Cocktail

Good music, shared food, strong drinks, and great company are the foundation of Latin America’s carefree social life. Parties are…

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Revolucion Cocktail

Good music, shared food, strong drinks, and great company are the foundation of Latin America’s carefree social life. Parties are…

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Bamee Kua

In three generations of the Kua family, their restaurant, Bamee Kua, has moved three times:…

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Judy Benn

Judy Benn has held the reins as Executive Director of AMCHAM for 15 years, and she’s…

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Call Waiting: Bangkok Phone Booths

Dirty, disregarded, and tattooed with black ink, Bangkok’s battered phone booths tell stories of life in a hard-boiled metropolis. In…

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Call Waiting: Bangkok Phone Booths

Dirty, disregarded, and tattooed with black ink, Bangkok’s battered phone booths tell stories of life in a hard-boiled metropolis. In…

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Life is a Fairy Tale

Thick lines begin to form shapes. Children, animals, creatures from the furthest corners of the artist’s imagination fill the white…

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Vickteerut

Vickteerut is channelling freedom and relaxation for its spring/summer 2015 collection, “Spirited Away,” which means there’s a fair amount of…

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Goodwill Group Foundation

When the sun rises, the lights fade. Traces of the night exist only in the air. The smell of stale…

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Vickteerut

Vickteerut is channelling freedom and relaxation for its spring/summer 2015 collection, “Spirited Away,” which means there’s a fair amount of…

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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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Off the Rails

Traffic is bumper to bumper on Srinakarin Road. Horns cry out as mall lights flicker to life against the backdrop…