Insects in the Backyard

BK's weekly Bites & Blends Market rounds up of the best dining and drinking events, deals and more.

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Pravit Rojanaphruk, 49, is a senior staff writer at Khaosod English who for over 20 years worked as The Nation’s star reporter. On Aug 1, he received a phone call from the Tech Crime Suppression Police, telling him that they were pressing charges against him for Facebook posts made in 2015. He now faces 14 years in jail for sedition. Known for his brave journalism and critique of the current military regime, Pravit has twice been put in “attitude adjustment” camp, once in 2014 and again in 2015. Here, he discusses those experiences and the state of freedom of expression in Thailand. 

16 hours ago

This exhibition offers a truly singular perspective on the city. 

17 hours ago

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Je Ngor takes over the Guest Gourmet Corner at FoodLoft

The Thai food institution visits Central Chidlom
Bangkok's Lumphini Park (left) and Tyler Brule

Tyler Brule has a lot of love for Bangkok right now.

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Sterilized cats. Credit: Photographer Love Cat Facebook page

First the monitor lizards, now the cats.

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It will be the tallest crematorium since King Rama 5’s funeral in 1911 and feature more than 600 individual sculptures.

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Your complete guide to the spaces that make Bangkok a work of art.

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Ekkamai Soi 5

"Donki" arrives in Southeast Asia. 

5 days ago

Experience a masterclass in old-school French fine dining from Michel Roux. 

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Pond. Credit: Matt Sav

More than a Tame Impala side-project. 

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You can smell the beef from blocks away. 

6 days ago
New Venue: The Grocery
El Mercado opens up gourmet grocer. 
New Restaurant: Yoong Khao Hom
A Southern food stalwart brings its family recipes to Bangkok from Samui.
New Restaurant: The Fox and The Moon
Warehouse 30 gets a serious soup specialist. 
New Restaurant: Heekcaa
China's cheese tea phenomenon arrives in Bangkok. 
New Restaurant: Sushi Ichizu
An omakase restaurant from the former sous chef at Tokyo's one-Michelin-starred Sushi Sugita. 
New Restaurant: Hopeland
72 Courtyard replaces one bao restaurant with another. 
New Venue: Maxfit Performance
You won’t find any exercise machines at Suk 39's home-like gym. 
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New Bar: Hoay Bar
This Thonburi bar has a spooky scrapyard vibe. 
New Restaurant: Kaprow Khun Phor
This Silom restaurant does more varieties of pad kaprao than you could dream of.
New Restaurant: Sugi Bee Garden Cafe
Silom welcomes a cafe from Japan’s Sugi Bee Garden honey brand.
New Restaurant: Sushi Niwa
This Phloen Chit omakase restaurant sits in a grand glasshouse. 
New Restaurant: Vita Cafe
This cafe is all about acai smoothie bowls. 
New Restaurant: Cuisine de Garden
An offshoot of Chiang Mai’s nature-inspired restaurant. 
New Restaurant: Pot Ministry (Siam Paragon)
The second branch of the hot-pot specialist. 
New Restaurant: Mae Yui
Ari's Thai comfort food classic opens in a chic location. 
New Restaurant: One Ounce at Chang Chui
The restaurant is the best reason to make the trek to Chang Chui. 
New Venue: V38 Fitness
This gym is Chatuchak’s answer to all the workout trends taking over Bangkok. 
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New Venue: Sonder Living
The Hong Kong-hailing furniture brand lands in Bangkok. 
New Restaurant: Lord of the Shrimp
This Pinklao restaurant is all about shrimp. 
A third branch of Bangkok's coolest teahouse. 
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