Ton Makok: Grand river views for a grand

Because of the saturation of awards ceremonies sponsored by French tyres manufactures and overpriced sparkling waters, the prices for top tables in the City of Angels have sky rocketed over the last couple of years – out of reach of 99% of Thais, and probably the majority of tourists. This has disrupted Bangkok’s fine dining…

Holey sourdough: Artisan bakery on Soi Suan Phluu

Are you looking for a place to go for one last supper? Then head to Holy Bakery to break sourdough with a cuppa.Just like the bread, it’s a tough one for Isabella and me to chew; Soi Suan Phluu is a superior neighbourhood to our own for its bohemian mix of artisan cafes, restaurants and…

Noodle Lady: A street cart we desire

Noodle Lady douses a generous pile of gelatinous noodles (choose your thickness) with a flavoursome broth and plonks in your preferred protein source.

Yong He: Dim-sumptuously cheap

Yong He Dong Jiang (to give it its full name) is a Taiwanese restaurant, which is located in our neighbourhood. It serves food to customers. Despite its popularity, we can’t get too enthused about this one. Perhaps the outside projects a modicum of charm… but that is immediately sterilised on entry. The white-washed, canteen-style rooms…

Elements Okura Hotel: Dearth, whinge and dire

A dearth of flavours was the one constant throughout the meal. The enjoyable flow of conversation between four good friends was consistently interrupted by an outburst of whingeing about each course. Granted, the dishes were beautiful to look at, but we found the food dire and the inflated bill offensive.

Best cafes for working in Bangkok

Best cafes working Bangkok: A list of the best cafes in Bangkok considering quality coffee, a good working environment, fast wifi, power sockets and more.

Michelin Guide Bangkok 2018: Three restaurants awarded Two Stars

Three two-star restaurants, 14 one-star restaurants and 35 Bib Gourmand restaurants selected by the first-ever Michelin Guide Bangkok, 2018. Three of Bangkok’s finest restaurants have each been awarded two Michelin Stars by the inaugural Michelin Guide Bangkok 2018, which was unveiled at an awards ceremony hosted at the Grand Hyatt Hotel Bangkok today. Indian restaurant…