Korean Chef Promotion at Sheraton Hua Hin

Above: ‘Ganjang Gyejang’ – soy-marinated blue swimmer crab, Bt390++ Two of the Sheraton Hua Hin resorts are having Korean Chef Promotion that features traditional Korean cuisine throughout the month of October. At In Asia restaurant of the Sheraton Hua Hin Resort and Spa from October 5-21 and at Luna La Pran with Korean street food menu from October 22-27, 2018. The chefs are flown in all the way from the Sheraton Seoul D...

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Le Cordon Bleu Dusit Relocation is Scheduled for January 2019

Above: Le Cordon Bleu Dusit Culinary School is celebrating its 11th anniversary in Bangkok with an announcement to relocate in January 2019.  With the last day at the current location at Dusit Thani Bangkok on 14 December 2018, Le Cordon Bleu Dusit Culinary School will begin the brand new academic year at the Zen Tower, Central World Shopping Centre, Ratchadamri Road, where it will occupy the 17th to 19th floors. Above: the new LCBD...

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Urbani Truffle Bar & Restaurant Bangkok

Above: The bar area at the Urbani truffle Bar & Restaurant Bangkok Truffles with a view! For those who are into the world of Italian truffles, the name Urbani might already sound very familiar. After all, this is the Italian family that has been sourcing, purveying and trading Italian truffles, black and white, since the year 1852 and now they have about 70% market share around the world. So, it is an exciting news that despite being...

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R.HAAN – A Thai Fine-Dining On Thonglor, Bangkok

Above: A ‘samrab‘ of Thai meal means a set of assorted savouries to be shared over a plate of steamed rice. Usually, the selected savouries compliment each other in tastes, hence making the entire meal rounded and wholesome.  R.Haan (pronounced A-harn that means ‘food’ in Thai) is a new Thai fine-dining restaurant located on an inner corner of Thonglor Soi 9 – the prime corner where myriads of other...

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New York-Inspired, Art Nouveau Bar – The Loft, Waldorf Astoria, Bangkok

Above: Waldorf Astoria Bangkok’s main staircase that links their top floors of bars and restaurants. Above: The view of Bangkok CBD from Waldorf Astoria Bangkok’s 56th Floor, The Loft Bar.  Now in Bangkok, most bars come with good stories or concepts. But here is a bar with good, fun and legendary stories and equally great view of the inner Bangkok. Perching on the 56th floor of Waldorf Astoria Bangkok, The Loft serves American...

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Pure + Natural Attractions of Chantaburi, Thailand

Above: This video highlights Chantaburi’s beautiful nature, captured during our recent ‘Pure Nature’ trip to Chantaburi with the TAT.  So we were in Chantaburi in September. Which, as everyone might have already taken note, was an offseason for this tropical fruit haven. The Tourism Authority of Thailand is now promoting ‘second-tier’ provinces, trying to boost awareness for the smaller, on-the-fringe...

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Front Room – Thai-Inspired Nordic Cuisine, Waldorf Astoria Bangkok

Above: Chef Fae, Rungthiwa Chummongkhon – Chef de Cuisine, Front Room, Waldorf Astoria Bangkok at mise-en-plâte.  This is perhaps the most exciting and innovative cuisine that has recently landed on the Bangkok territory. Front Room at the newly-opened Waldorf Astoria Bangkok on Ratchadamri Road is the first of its kind to offer a Thai-inspired Nordic cuisine that, when you look around, there is not much to make a comparison. Or even...

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The Black Durian of Chantaburi, Thailand :D

Above: This is not your everyday durian, but the rare and much-coveted ‘black durian’ that fruit orchardists usually keep for themselves and exclusively share with their loved ones. View this post on Instagram The story of the much-coveted black durian of Chantaburi is now on my blog. Link via bio. #durian #thailand #chantaburi #JoyfulChanthaburi #LocalStrength #Thailand #amazinggolocal...

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The Different Sides of Thailand In “One Night Stay with Locals”

Above: Dinner at Ban Sam Chong Nuea community in Phang Nga, south of Thailand. Above: Be at one with waters at Pa Tew Community (Bang Son) in Chumphon. Localism is on the rise as evidently in latest get-to-know local program by the Tourism Authority of Thailand. Their newly-launched ‘One Night Stay with Locals’ is packed with 13 new programs that spread from North to South and everything in between. Choose from small villages in Phang...

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