Category: Local News

Akira Back

A new global outpost of Pan-Asian fare arrives in the city Akira Back Bangkok is the latest global offering from the award-winning Korean-born, American-raised chef who has outposts of his eponymous restaurant from Vegas to Hanoi. Now Bangkok. This is the first Akira Back restaurant in Thailand, set within the Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park Hotel…

Best of the Best Symphonies in Bangkok

Four marvellous symphonies will be showcased during Bangkok’s 20th International Festival of Dance & Music An Evening with BeethovenThe performance celebrates 150 years of diplomatic relations between Italy and Thailand Supported by SCG and Tata Steel. Maestro Zubin Mehta along with the orchestra and chorus from San Carlo will explore two remarkable compositions that are…

Krau Sa Ros Jad

Home-cooked comfort food on the periphery of Bangkok One of the trips I made, just outside of Bangkok, to the northern side of the city, was to a friend’s favourite Thai restaurant. Krau Sa Rod Jad is the name of the restaurant and it is situated on Vipawadee Rungsit Road, on the way to reach…

Bangkok Noir: The Telltale Art

Crime and corruption, hookers and hitmen, the anthology “Bangkok Noir” makes a case for hardboiled crime fiction in the Thai capital At first glance, the book title of reads like an oxymoron. Given the sunny climate and the sunny-side-up dispositions of most Thais, invoking the word “noir” next to Bangkok seems a mite strange, because…

“A Taste of Sicily Wine Dinner”

On Thursday 20th September, Italian restaurant Terrazza at Pathumwan Princess Hotel, is hosting a special “A Taste of Sicily Wine Dinner” with a 4-course set menu created by their much esteemed Sicilian Chef de Cuisine, Roberto Panariello, and paired with fine Italian wines. Chef Roberto will be joined by a guest sommelier for what will be a wonderfully…

The Beach Natural Resort Koh Kood

We’re inviting you back to “NATURE”… The story begin here… Loose yourself and fall in love with The Beach Natural Resort in Koh Kood, located in the middle of the crescent shaped half-moon Bang-Bao Bay, Koh Kood Island, widely accepted as the most beautiful and safest bay on the island. Not far from “The Mother’s…

Away Koh Kood Resort

Away Koh Kood Resort is the epitome of an island hideaway, located on the west coast of Koh Kood, 82 km off the coast of mainland Trat Province. From Trat central city, the resort is just a short hop to Dan Khao or Laem Sork Pier for a boat transfer to Koh Kood. The resort…

HI-SO Rooftop Bar

Strut your stuff above the city with this new HI-SO Ladies Night offering Located at the SO Sofitel Hotel Bangkok, there is a newly revamped rooftop venue for Bangkok to party at. Perched on the 29th and 30th floors of the Hotel, you have an unobstructed view of the sun setting over the city and…

Leave the Night On

A stable of Joe’s steady, non-trendy, favourite Bangkok nightspots Anyone who knows me knows that I like to go out at night in Bangkok. A lot. Probably more than is good for finances and health, but I like meeting people, listening to music of all kinds and catching up on the latest drink fads, as…

Breaking Bread with Pim Techamuanvivit

Bangkok to San Francisco and back again, there’s a changing of the guard at Thailand’s most iconic fine dining restaurant They’re big shoes to fill. After all, this is still Nahm. Still the same illustrious restaurant synonymous with Thai cuisine, celebrated for its exploration and celebration of heritage Thai recipes; a regular fixture of the…

September Exhibition

6 Art Exhibitions in Bangkok Not to Miss this Month September 12 – October 5 States of SuspensionThavibu Art Gallery 41 Soi 48, Chokechai 4 Rd | 061 616 2383, 02 538 6013 | Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm | thavibuart.com Thavibu Art Gallery showcase 12 oil and acrylic on canvas paintings this month by two well-known Thai…

Let it Rock, Let it Roll

Giggin’ in the city: on the music trail in Bangkok Bangkok is an enormous city, home to millions of people, some of whom were not born here, but have chosen to make it their home. This is a story about music and musicians, specifically expat musicians in “The Big Mango” who, as well as possessing…

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