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Find joy in food grown close to home at 100 Kilometers Market

Eco-conscious groups have organized a riverside market, where city-dwelling buyers can purchase greens and organic food from local farmers and producers that come from within 100 kilometers of Bangkok. BIG Trees, FabCafe Bangkok, CreativeDistrictBK, SOS (Scholars of Sustenance Foundation), and The Sustainable Self have joined forces to encourage Bangkokians to reduce their carbon footprint, one…

Homesick North Americans hankering for a taste of true “Americana” should head over to the Asok intersection area to the newly opened CITY SKYLINE diner (36/9, Sukhumvit Soi 21), which serves hearty meals in true Yankee fashion. From burgers to mac and cheese, and everything in-between—including ribs, onion rings, fresh baked apple pies, and a…

Now that Hemingways has finally closed its doors, fans of colonial era drinking establishments are actively looking for a replacement tippling spot. Which is great news for the newly refurbished Eugenia Hotel Bangkok (267, Sukhumvit Soi 31), a late 19th century colonial-style house that embodies old world-style architectural beauty in the lobby, the rooms and, most…

Seismologist Warns of Blind Faults in Northern Thailand

Wallada Wiranondburapat, 34, looks at her collapsed house following an earthquake in Chiang Rai . . BANGKOK – A prominent seismologist at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Dr. Pennung Warnitchai, has warned Authorities in Northern and Western Provinces that any new building construction in the region should put more emphasis on earthquake-resistant engineering to…

Since 2014 Chef ROSSARIN SRIPRATHUM has led the kitchen team at CELADON, located in the SUKHOTHAI BANGKOK hotel (13/3 South Sathorn Rd), and through her ‘Highlight of the Month’ campaign she’s been introducing secret recipes and rare Thai cuisine to both local Thai and international connoisseurs—she’s already introduced close to 150 special dishes! Her most…

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