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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Street Food In Bangkok Chinatown with Chilean Journalist

I still remember the faces of my Japanese friends when they slurped into the spicy, sour, and herbal fragrant soup of tom yum and some other ubiquitous Thai dishes for the first time. I was perhaps in my senior year and thick in excitement for joining series of cultural-exchange programs at the Bangkok YMCA. It was then, at around the age of 19, that I learnt how Thai food, which I grew up eating and thinking nothing of, can be...

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Ocken Bangkok – Casual, Fine, and Inspiring

SUMMARY – The newly-opened Ocken Restaurant on South Sathorn of Bangkok is the latest venture by the folks who founded The Commons, Roast and Roots. Small menu, inspired by memories and journeys of the founder and head chef whose affection and attachment to the US Pacific Northwest reflect in the looks and tastes of all the dishes. Also, their green philosophies, and back-of-the-house environmental endeavours that they are doing make them...

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The Peninsula Bangkok Presents France’s Premium Oyster, Caviar and Champagne

From now until 31 July 2018, The Peninsula Bangkok are serving France’s finest ingredients at special offers: premium oysters from David Hervé farm, top-notch caviar from Kaviari and the legendary Louis Roederer champagne. At the Lobby, oysters from David Hervé farm are prepared in tasty creations by the hotel’s executive chef Dominique Martinez. The oyster Rounce is flavoured into a New Orleans recipe of...

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Lunchtime at Rossini’s, Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok

SUMMARY – Rossini’s at Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit in Bangkok (BTS: Asoke) serves business lunch at Bt980++ for three courses (appetizer, main, dessert + coffee or tea). The menu features a wide range of choices, with a vegetarian option which happens to be very delicious as well. The portion is good as well as the quality of the ingredients and the presentations. The lunch also comes with their signature warm bread with three...

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หม่าน ฟู่ หยวน สโมสรราชพฤกษ์ | Man Fu Yuan, Rajpreuk Club

(⬇︎ภาษาไทย⬇︎) SUMMARY – Man Fu Yuan is a elegant Cantonese restaurant in the Rajpreuk Club on Changwattana Road behind the Government Complex. Its cosy luxurious ambiance plus private rooms in various sizes are good for business lunch, family meals or any feel-good day. I like their premium tea selections (Bt128-248++ per person), freshly-made dim sum varieties, tea duck (best with steamed rice, drizzles of soy...

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ข้าวแกงถาดหลุม ตลาดอินทรีย์ ร้านบ้านนาวิลิต ราชดำริ | Rice, Curries, Urban Farmers Market at Baan Na Vilit, Ratchadamri, Bangkok

(⬇︎English⬇︎) สรุป – ข้าวแกงจานหลุมแสนน่ารักและอร่อยถาดนี้ มีจำหน่ายทุกวันจันทร์ – ศุกร์ ที่ร้าน “บ้านนาวิลิต” อาคารรีเจ้นท์เฮ้าส์ ถนนราชดำริ เวลา 11.00 – 14.30 น...

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ครัวกระแต Krua Kratae Thai Food, Bangkok

(⬇︎ภาษาไทย⬇︎) SUMMARY – Krua Kratae is another trusty place where we go for delicious Thai dishes. The restaurant used to be located in Pradipat area, but somehow they have now moved to Ramindra Soi 5, which happens to be near our community. Krua Kratae is known for freshwater fishes, fishballs made from prakrai or featherback, river prawns and their homemade salted duck eggs and chiffon cakes and Thai desserts. The...

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