[Sponsored] Front Room at the Waldorf Astoria Bangkok is not only known for their thought-provoking 'Thai-Nordic' cuisine, but also for their wonderful gourmet vegetarian and vegan menus. Chef Fae Rungthiwa Chummongkhon is a master of ingredient manipulation. Her vegetarian menu is vibrant, tasty and interesting. A great balance between refreshing, clean and indulgence.
What to eat in Bangkok? Or, more likely, what best to eat? Where to go for the best local food? And what would be the most real, authentic, traditional original recipes of the Thai, Bangkok, local cuisines? These can be the questions of any visitors, foodie or not, heading their ways towards Bangkok. As a proud native of Bangkok (born and bred, no less), and a self-proclaimed foodie, I am here to help. :D
What to eat at Bangkok's Chinatown? That's a common question even to ourselves sometimes. So here it is, a food guide to some of the best dishes to eat in at one of the oldest and most charming residential and commercial areas in Thailand's capital city.
Tucked away in Bo-Be Market Saphan 4 in near Klong Phadung Krung Kasem of Bangkok is this 80-year-old fishball noodle kiosk where people queue up patiently and quietly for a bowl of really delicious old-school slurp.
Who would have expected to be choked with a food coma in the middle of the jungle? We were doing a 5.3-km trek in Doi Inthanon, through the lush green and Pa Dok Siew waterfalls, through the strawberry fields, the wild patches of coffee trees, when we had a lunch so good that we are still dreaming (drooling) about. :D
Raya Heritage - the latest five-star hotel by the River Ping in Chiang Mai - employs a sustainable approach to their architecture and designs. Decorative as well as utilitarian elements of the rooms, spaces and ambience are curated from the deep appreciation to nature, local wisdom and refined simplicities.
Khu Khao - the local dialect that means rice huller - is the large half-moon-shaped bamboo basket that was once used to hull rice. Now a rare antique, these huge items adorn the main restaurant at Raya Heritage where hearty breakfast and 'cross-roads' cuisines are served.
Bangkok's tallest observation deck soars 314 metres above ground, making it a perfect vantage point to see the entire metropolitan areas of Bangkok and way beyond.
US Dry Bean Council teams up with the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) hosted a cooking workshop in Phnom Penh to introduce more dry beans into Asian recipes.