You can definitely learn about one's tradition and culture through food. Case in point is the centuries-old Japanese haute cuisine of Kaiseki Ryori - the elaborate multi-course meal that reflects the Japanese super precise and neat, albeit subtly flavoured, cooking methodology. Yamazato at The Okura Prestige Bangkok is one of a handful (if not the only) Japanese restaurants in Bangkok that serve traditional Kaiseki Ryori in both lunch and...
Category - Asian Cuisines
This is an eating guide to Bangkok Old Town or Rattanakosin Island. This area contains Bangkok’s ultimate gems, which make them mandatory sites for anyone visiting town. It is a long shot trying to compile all the goodies in the area, but here’s our attempt. Bon appetit! View this post on Instagram After four lunches, this definitely (and finally) is dinner. Thank you @yuwachana of...
Recently, I found myself going back to Bangkok Old Town, or the Rattanakosin Island, a lot. I think this is because I have come full circle, and my accumulative readings brought new lights to things I grew up with. So, here I am, trying to get things nice and easy for fellow travellers who are visiting Bangkok, Thailand. Hope you have fun and get the most out of your days here in town. :D
I'd say curiosity moves the world. It makes everything more interesting, fun, and worth exploring. I grew up eating all kinds of noodle, Hakka noodle or ก๋วยเตี๋ยวแคะ included. But then, what exactly is Hakka Noodle? The triangle tofu? The broth? Or the person who prepares it?
A too-long stretch in hometown spurred us to look further to something exotic and beyond. Case in point is these colourful Indian sweets - and their unique cultures and traditions that have been a part of Thailand for centuries.
For almost a year since its debut of creative and delicious Thai-inspired Nordic Cuisine, Front Room at Waldorf Astoria Bangkok has just released its new seasonal menu. The seven-and-ten-course degustation takes us deep into the woodland with earthy and somewhat wild things that appear on the plates. A must-try, a very creative and delicious cuisine in Bangkok.
Another instalment of our contribution to ThaiPBSWorld - the English-language news site by the Thai Public Broadcasting (ThaiPBS). This time, we devour a typical Thai southern style salad that is regionally ubiquitous in the region. This one particular dish has at least four different names that we know of. Cheers!
The recent talk about African American and Thai foodways organised by the US Embassy in Bangkok, Museum Siam and Queen Sirikit Museum of Textile revealed the fact that despite the distance, the traditional foods of the two countries can be quite similar.
The Oasis is the all-day dining at the newly opened Hotel Nikko Bangkok on Thong Lor. They are now serving a lunch buffet - Japanese-centric and more - at just Bt700++ per person. New, bright, shiny and delicious.