One of the most highly regarded landscape architects in the world, Bill Bensley, 55, has designed more than 200 hotels, including the award-winning Four Seasons Tented Camp in Chiang Rai and The Siam Hotel in Bangkok. As he works on his latest project designing the residence for the Malaysian sultan, BK talks to Bensley about how he got his start, his charity work in Cambodia and his other exciting projects around Asia.

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Popscene Christmas Party
Find sit-down dinners too stuffy? Here’s where you should head for some festive cheer.
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Yellow Spoon

Don't be discouraged if you can't get out of bed for the weekend Bangkok Farmers' Market events. There's a new option at hand.

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Relive the pixelated glory days pf eight-bit videogames at these retro-gaming stores around Bangkok.

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Craft beer boomed, cocktails got better with age and a whole heap of bars-slash-restaurants opened. Here’s what else we loved (and didn’t love) about drinking in Bangkok in 2014. 
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Bangkok Vintage Bicycle Show

Looks like the cool weather is sticking around a little longer. Make the most of it with these riverside markets, jazz festivals and massive outdoor film screenings. 

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Daniel Thaiger

Two of Bangkok's foodie icons are collaborating this weekend.

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As part of its Rear Windows series of events, one of our fave new art venues, Cho Why, will host a free screening of the documentary Emerging Women of Burma this Thursday, Dec 18.

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After a year-and-a-half hiatus, the feast for the senses has returned to BarSu at the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit.

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Hof Art Residency

Starting Dec 18, Hof Art Residency Bangkok will be hosting the first Open Reel Rooftop Festival.

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U.N.C.L.E.'s already-stellar drink selection has been given a retro-70s boost with the arrival of an expert in Polynesian-style cocktails.

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On Lok Yun

We return to the city's first road for art, markets, live music and more.

5 days ago
New Restaurant: Granola
The newest fashionable Scandinavian eatery in town. 
New Bar: Whisgars (Silom)
A taste of Manhattan in Silom.
New Restaurant: Sumi Tei Yakiniku
This barbecue joint boasts of a special breed of wagyu usually only available to the royal family of Japan.
New Restaurant: Sora City
Bangkok's newest bike cafe looks like something straight out of Japan.
New Restaurant: 22 Kitchen & Bar
Dusit Thani’s new 22/F restaurant is nothing like the refined French eatery it replaces.
New Restaurant: Mejico
The new Mexican player in town does not follow the usual format of big portions and a casual atmosphere
New Restaurant: Origin
A little glimpse of the world-famous three-Michelin-star restaurant Alinea.
New Bar: Wine Digest
A wine bar serving mainly small-batch boutique bottles from Italy.
New Restaurant: Kenzo Cafe
Food truck x fashion cafe.
New Restaurant: Wuanood
Some famous beef noodles find a second home.
New Restaurant: Yang Gao Gorn
Had it with all the fancy new Thai restaurants around town? Here's one that does home-style dishes that are cooked from scratch the traditional way
New Restaurant: Real Ichi
A sleek, modernized Japanese barbecue.
New Restaurant: Jann Bistro
Comforting Western classics in a colorful refitted house.
New Restaurant: Nitrogenie
Ice cream served up theatrically a la minute.
Photo: Christian Hogue
New Restaurant: Salt Smoke
A microscopic burger bar from the owners of Salt, within spitting distance of Salt.
New Restaurant: Foodstop
A new food truck serving Danish dogs.
New Restaurant: Misokatsu Yabaton Thailand
Love katsu? Here's a new regional version to try.
New Restaurant: Avanti
Homemade Italian from a globe-trotting chef. 
New Restaurant: Charcoal BKK
The wait is over for all kebab enthusiasts.