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…

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…

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.

Mr Soup: Simple, warm, hearty pleasures 

Address: Cusco, Peru www.facebook.com/mr.soupcusco/ Seating just 32, Mr Soup is a small, wooden hut-style restaurant with a large kitchen out the back evoking welcoming, healthy smells. The interior: reminds you of a Japanese ski lodge, providing warmth in both ambience and dishes to protect you from the cold evening that settles on the high-altitude town….