Restaurant – Cafe de Norasingha, กาแฟนรสิงห์ Phaya Thai Palace, Bangkok

CAFE DE NORASINGHA, PHYA THAI PALACE, BANGKOK, THAILAND It is not everyday that you get to have lunch at a palace, and also in this case, a cafe that is the homage to Thailand’s oldest Western style cafe back in the reign of King Rama VI or King Vajiravudh (1910-1925) during which Siam was high on westernization and modernization. The cafe was called Cafe de Norasingha (กาแฟนรสิงห์) then as it is called now. But the...

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Restaurant – Saawaan Thai Fine Dining, Bangkok

when that Thailand has become a land of degustation menu? I guess since we have loads of aspiring young chefs who are finding a way to showcase their exquisite dishes. Take Saawaan, for example, a new addition to Thai fine-dining that only offers a tasting menu of Thai dishes, interpreted by the two young + female and very interesting Thai chefs. The restaurant is located in Soi Suanplu, just off Sathorn Road. Or Sathorn Soi 3, roughly about...

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Restaurant – ‘Eat Me’ Bangkok

are some factoids about Eat Me – Bangkok’s gastronomic veteran of a Western-style innovative restaurant + bar + gallery: Open since 1998, Eat Me is turning 20 years old this year. An ancient age for a restaurant, but a strong proof that quality and consistency outlive trends, raves, and everything. Eat Me was first listed in Asia’s Best 50 Restaurants since the debut of the awards in 2013, and has stayed there ever since...

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Restaurant – The Ironwood, Chiang Mai

might now be a good and healthy trend that a number of capable cooks are opening up their homes and serve their own delicious time-honoured recipes in remote areas around Thailand (as explained in See.Eat.Spa in Chiang Mai here). ร้าน The Ironwood แม่ริม เชียงใหม่  The Ironwood, tucked deep in the area of Mae Rim about 30-min drive from Chiang Mai city, is a place just that. Owned by two-three Bangkok...

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Restaurant – Mei Jiang, The Peninsula Bangkok

(☘TH/EN☘) There are so many reasons that Mei Jiang – the Peninsula Bangkok’s staple for Cantonese fine-dining – got us very excited. After 20 years of its operation that began along with the debut of the hotel, the restaurant is now at a major turning point. Mei Jiang is now welcoming its 3rd Chinese Cuisine Executive Chef. His name is Ball Yau. And his avant-garde cooking style is set to make a new rejuvenating wave in...

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Restaurant – Villa Mahabhirom, Chiang Mai

(🍀TH/ENG☘) จะให้ยกหนึ่งสถานที่ที่ชอบมากที่สุดในตัวเมืองเชียงใหม่ จากที่เพิ่งไปมาครั้งล่าสุด ก็อยากจะขอพูดถึง “วิลล่ามหาภิรมย์” บูทีคโฮเทลย่านวัดอุโมงค์...

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Restaurant – Reflextions, The Athenee Hotel Bangkok

(⬇︎ภาษาไทยด้านล่าง⬇︎) is definitely more when it comes to the brunch selections in Bangkok. Most recently –  Reflexions – the fine dining French bistro at The Athenee Hotel Bangkok on Wireless Road just unveiled the latest ‘Social Saturday Brunch’ that aims to wow fine-dining connoisseurs with beautiful and delicious creations assembled a la minute by Chef Roxanne...

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Restaurant – สงวนศรี ‘Sanguan Sri,’ Bangkok

(⬇︎ภาษาไทยด้านล่าง⬇︎) are quite a few reasons you should stop by and eat beautifully at this old-time Sanguan Sri on Saturday. First, Sanguan Sri – a staple of Thai restaurant that has been around since 1970 – is much more relaxing, hence an excellent option for those who, like me, just cannot stand it’s perpetual craziness during the weekdays. Also, Saturday is the day that it serves a...

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Restaurant – Le Normandie, Mandarin Oriental Bangkok

(⬇︎ ภาษาไทยด้านล่าง ⬇︎) a man who realized he wanted to be a chef since he was nine and started devoting himself at the kitchen’s prep station – learning the ropes – when he was 14, the two Michelin stars Chef Arnaud Dunand Sauthier and his team at Le Normandie, Mandarin Oriental Bangkok achieved late last year at the launch of Michelin Guide Bangkok was a work-in-progress...

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(mini) Eating Guide: Phnom Penh

(⬇︎Scroll down for ENG ⬇︎) พนมเปญ เมืองหลวงของกัมพูชา เคยขึ้นชื่อว่าเป็นเมืองที่คนมักจะรีบมารีบไป ก็เพราะเป็นเมืองหลวง ธุระอันใดที่คนจะต้องติดต่อก็จะต้องมาที่นี่...

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Restaurant – Royal Khmer Cuisine, Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Phnom Penh

 (⬇︎ภาษาไทยด้านล่างค่ะ ⬇︎) royal Khmer cuisine that we had tried at Restaurant Le Royal of Raffles Hotel Le Royal proved that Thai cuisine and Khmer cuisine are in fact siblings. Geographically wise, there’s no surprise there, we share the similar region, hence similar ingredients and in fact eating culture. There are a lot of herbs, mixtures of textures and aromas, strong scent of fish sauce...

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Restaurant – Jacqueline Kennedy Heritage Menu, Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Phnom Penh

 (⬇︎ภาษาไทยด้านล่างค่ะ ⬇︎) of things can be told just by savouring the taste and beauty this splendid and elegant French menu – the exactly same one that used to be served to Jacqueline Kennedy when she visited Cambodia back in November 1967. She stayed at Raffles Hotel Le Royal where she was treated with a new creative elegant cocktail ‘Femme Fatale‘ and a banquet of haute French...

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Restaurant – Sunday Brunch, Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Phnom Penh

 (⬇︎ภาษาไทยด้านล่างค่ะ ⬇︎) Sunday Brunch at Restaurant Le Royal of Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Phnom Penh is something of a delectable legend. It is a perfect place for cosy gathering or family get-together, definitely worth checking out. For US$58++ for food only, or US$68 ++ for food + free flow wines or US$78 ++ for all the above + free flow champagne, you will be not only stuffed with fine...

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The Elephant Bar at Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Phnom Penh

 (⬇︎ภาษาไทยด้านล่างค่ะ ⬇︎) things first when it comes to a complete sojourn to Phnom Penh. The Elephant Bar at Raffles Hotel Le Royal – with its classic retro interiors of Cambodia’s heyday, long lists of creative cocktails, and full menu of interesting foods – definitely by all measures – is a must. It is the place that wherever you choose to stay in the city, you must at...

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Restaurant – ‘Blunos,’ Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn, Bangkok

 (⬇︎ภาษาไทยด้านล่างค่ะ ⬇︎) it comes to vegetarian food, one thing I always see so prominently is the creativity of the cook or the chef. You cannot deny it: even with all the known health benefits, ethical and environment reasons, people still think veggie foods are boring, tasteless, hence something they would just simply avoid. Even worse, some people refer veggie food as ‘the end of...

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Plant-Based Culinary at Blue Lotus Hua Hin

คือความแปลกใหม่ของการเที่ยวชายทะเล ดิฉันไปเรียนทำอาหารมาที่ “โรงเรียนสอนทำอาหาร Blue Lotus Hua Hin” ที่เอวาซอน หัวหิน (Evason Hua Hin) (คลิ๊กอ่านรีวิว)...

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Restaurant – Elements, Okura Prestige Bangkok

นางรม ที่มักนิยมรับประทานสดๆ น่าจะเป็นเครื่องปรุงที่บ่งบอกคุณภาพและความสดของวัตถุดิบได้ดีที่สุดชนิดหนึ่ง หอยนางรมที่ดีและสดจะมีความหวานอร่อย...

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Restaurant – TAAN เมืองทองธานี, Bangkok

จะเป็นคอนเซ็ปต์ร้านอาหารที่สามารถเรียกได้ว่า ‘lofty’ เพราะคนที่ทำเองก็ไม่มั่นใจว่าร้านแบบนี้จะอยู่ได้นานไหม ยั่งยืนแค่ไหน...

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