And the wait is over. After the recent renovation of Emporium and the completion of Emqartier, this May 29 finally sees the official launch of the Em District with what is called The 12 World Extraordinaire.

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Alaskan snow crab, oysters, sashimi

Hammersley Inlet oysters and Penn Cove mussels highlight the all-American additions to the hotel's brunch menu.

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Take this quiz to find out which of Bangkok's nightlife tribes you belong to.
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BK's weekly Bites & Blends Market rounds up the best dining and drinking events, deals and more. 

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Preparing for Amari Midnight Run? Standard Chartered? Sign up early for these marathons before places get filled up.
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From classy kaiseki and premium beef to Hakata drinking food, the stream of new Japanese restaurants shows no sign of abating. 

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Groove @ CentralWorld

CentralWorld is the latest mall to hop on the market trend.

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Shma Design is one of the most popular landscaping firms in Bangkok, having been shortlisted at the World Architecture Festival for three years in a row. They’re also involved in some of the most exciting public projects in the city: Makkasan Park, Yannawa Riverfront and the new TCDC headquarters on Charoenkrung Road. Here, the firm’s co-founder and director, Yossapon Boonsom, 38, tells us why we need better-designed public spaces.
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Old-school gentleman’s barbers have taken over Bangkok, putting a new slant on traditional men’s cuts. From places that feel like an exclusive gentlemen’s club to cool young street barbers, here’s where to get your retro ’do.
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Even as we’re stepping into the rainy season, Bangkok’s market communities are still going strong. Here are the best food, fashion and music pop-up markets coming your way this month.
5 days ago
New Restaurant: Guay Teaw Ruer Nai Ngork
 The renowned boat noodle shop with branches in faraway Ramkhamhaeng and Chaeng Wattana, has arrived on Sukhumvit. 
New Venue: The Roseman Club
A local eyewear brand branches out with its first store.
New Bar: Tep Bar
The latest addition to Chinatown’s new-wave bar scene has a rooftop overlooking the Old Town and a line of home-infused ya-dong.
New Restaurant: Sekai no Yamachan
You can never have too many izakaya. 
New Restaurant: Mugendai Penthouse
Ahead of the closure of its original branch at Grass Thonglor, Mugendai has launched a new outlet in Emquartier.
New Restaurant: Holy Cheese
The grilled cheese specialists have found a permanent home at Rod Fai Market 2. 
New Venue: Sathorn 11
This art space aims to promote the work of local creative talents.
New Venue: S Gallery
The luxury Sofitel hotel has launched its own 100-square-meter gallery inspired by French contemporary art and design. 
Here, prints are catalogued as if they were records in a music store, allowing shoppers to browse with ease.
New Restaurant: Deli-Q
A new food truck touting Southern-style barbecue meats.
New Venue: Wishbeer Home Bar
Bangkok's newest house of quality beers.
New Restaurant: Junker and Bar
Decent cocktails, fatty comfort food and a party atmosphere. The neighborhood crowd doesn’t lie. 
Here's a new park especially for urban cyclists looking to get off Bangkok’s notorious roads.
New Restaurant: Banh Mi Bo
The green Vietnamese sandwich truck Banh Mi Boy has finally settled in a permanent spot. 
New Restaurant: Kom-Ba-Wa
The new project from restaurateur Fred Meyer (Issaya Siamese Club, Namsaah Bottling Trust and Pizza Massilia) serves up creative Japanese dishes.
New Restaurant: Mikaku
The renowned teppanyaki restaurant from Gion district in Kyoto opens its first branch outside Japan.
New Venue: Barberford
For all the British-at-heart dandies out there, here’s one more place where you can get a modern take on traditional men’s haircuts. 
New Venue: Onion Store: Aree
A bigger new branch for the much-loved multi-label store.
New Restaurant: Pizza Massilia
Anchored in a Sala Daeng parking lot, this new food truck stems from a collaboration between two French and Italian powers. 
New Restaurant: Crab and Claw
Don your bib and prepare to get your hands dirty by digging, hammering and cracking into shellfish dishes like whole Maine lobster and bucket of crabs.