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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Where to Eat in Singapore (Part 2) | ร้านอร่อยสิงคโปร์ ตอน 2

This is the part 2 of what/where to eat in Singapore. orders not arranged by preferences. Hokkian-style congee at tian ji porridge at maxwell food centre Tian Ji Porridge is run by a husband-and-wife team, and in my view they serves the BEST porridges I had ever eaten (second only to my own haha). The local foodie guru who told us about this place explained that Hokkian porridge is thicker, grainier than Cantonese style congee. And more...

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Where to Eat in Singapore (Part 1) | ร้านอร่อยสิงคโปร์ ตอน 1

During our week in Singapore, we experienced deliciousness in great magnitude. And still we missed out on so many. This is the first post in our Singapore series. These are most scrumptious foods of Singapore that we would very much like to recommend. And with this post, we thank our good friends over there. You know who you are 😀 orders not arranged by preferences.  Hokkian-style Prawn Mee at Tekka Food Centre This long-standing...

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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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Restaurant – 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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Dusit Thani Bangkok Beyond Boundaries Weekend Brunch

Dusit Thani Bangkok has been open as the first Thai-owned five star urban hotel since the year 1970. Now, the latest news update, along with this magnificent weekend brunch, is that they are closing for a US$1.1 billion new development on January 5, 2019 at 14.00. Those who would like to be the last guests of this legendary hotel should now book their rooms. For me, there are loads of memories at this hotel. As a reporter back in the 1990s, I...

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