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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Dim Sum + More at Dynasty, Centara Grand, Central World, Bangkok

Above: Our selections of dim sum from their daily buffet menu. From the fryer and the steamers.  From top, clockwise: Deep-fried Alaska crabmeat in bean curd, steamed snow fish with black bean sauce, steamed shrimp dumpling with Beijing sauce, steamed zucchini with prawn, deep-fried shrimp with lemon sauce, steamed shrimp dumpling with Japanese pumpkin, deep-fried fish spring roll, deep fried duck spring roll, and the dessert of sago and...

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The Peninsula Bangkok Custard Mooncake and Mariage Frères Spiced Tea (Special Edition)

Mooncake festival in Bangkok starts in July when mooncake parlours around town begin their annual rituals: sending off samples of their creations to media, launching tasting events and some, such as the Peninsula Bangkok with their iconic egg custard mooncake, making this mid-autumn festival an elaborate affair. First Sunday of August be like: dim sum, teas and mooncake. Cannot wait to blog about this. #peninsula #mooncake #dimsum...

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Detective Conan Cafe in Bangkok By Bake A Wish

From now until 30 September 2018, Bake a Wish at Siam Center is being transformed into Detective Conan Cafe, a licensed character cafe that the Bangkok-based Japanese style café is co-operating with Parco, making it the first overseas full-scale Detective Conan Cafe outside Japan. For more news and product updates of the Conan Cafe in Bangkok, follow their Facebook page. Above: APTX-4869 Super Big Capsule Curry (Bt250). Character Cafe is...

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Some New Exhibit Arrangements at Bangkok National Museum

Above: Hun Luang or Hun Yai or royal puppet theatre.  I always fell for something old and marvellous than something new and shiny. A few weeks ago, we were in town, browsing through the National Museum where we occasionally go back just to collect whatever we had missed the previous visits. Found out that the Assarawinitchai Hall and complex which had been under renovation is now complete with new arrangements of the beautiful...

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Thai Lunch at Erawan Tea Room, Bangkok

When it was debuted years ago, Erawan Tea Room inadvertently set a trend that would later become the hottest one of the current time – bringing back Thai foods and desserts and make them all cool again. But now, it seems, even after years into their operation, the place is now making another statement that is equally very awesome. First, they are not serving you plastic straw now, unless you ask for one. Second, their menu features...

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Japanese Seasonal Ingredients at Elements, Okura Prestige Bangkok

Elements at the Okura Prestige Bangkok received a one star Michelin last year. It is a place for fine culinary experience given that this is a luxury Japanese hotel establishment with strong influence of the native land in everything they has to offer, French cuisine included. From now until 31 August 2018, Elements – the hotel’s fine-dining establishment – is offering special menu featuring premium Japanese summer...

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Best Breakfast in Bangkok Chinatown (Yaowarat)

We sometimes spend weekends stay-cationing at our condo in Bangkok CBD and take the opportunity of being close and convenient wandering around for great local foods – the ones considered too far-fetched given our usual abode in the suburb. And last week we ate at ‘Urai Han Palo Songwat’ (อุไรห่านพะโล้ทรงวาด) Teochew-style braised goose that for me is the best breakfast ever in Bangkok...

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Broken Eggs – Gastro Tapas Bar Ekkamai, Bangkok

Broken Eggs – named after Spanish traditional dish Huevos Rotos – is a drink-centric tapas gastro bar that offers a combination of old and new tapas creations by chef owner, a Galicia native, Jacobo Astray. Above: Burrata cheese with raspberries, pistachio and basil oil, Bt320.  Broken Eggs offers a long arrays of drinks – from Thai craft beers and Galician beers, to wines, sangria, cava and sweet wines. Also...

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