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1 hour ago
Brian Shimkovitz

Brian Shimkovitz, the guy behind the cult blog-turned-record label Awesome Tapes from Africa, is in Bangkok to perform one of his unconventional cassette-only DJ sets at Studio Lam this Friday, Mar 6, on his first tour of Asia. BK talked to him shortly after he touched down—and just after he’d wolfed down a “transcendant khao mun gai.”

3 hours ago
Root Garden

The opening of a vintage-themed mall, a farm-themed cafe and an art-themed market. 

3 hours ago
Buddy Boys' Diner

The opening of a new market gives you the perfect excuse to head across the river and explore this overlooked 'hood.

4 hours ago
Duck & Noodle's Boat Party

Parties on rooftops, parties on boats, and a whole lot more: there's plenty to look forward to this weekend. 

*Note: At present all the events listed will still take place, but it seems most nightlife venues will be ceasing operations at midnight sharp in line with a recent police order.

5 hours ago
Photo: London Pie

To celebrate British Pie Week (Mar 2-8), here are six places serving great pies.

8 hours ago

We have a 48-hour attention span, which makes us perfectly suited to track (and back-track on) the latest trends sweeping Bangkok. 

9 hours ago
Milkshakes are delicious, and even better with booze. Here are six places that do it best.
20 hours ago
Tokyobike & Laliart
Bangkok’s bicycle café scene has moved up a gear. Here are the latest openings.
2 days ago
Krewella

Haven't made plans for the Songkran break yet? Get your dance music fix from the organizers behind Waterzonic this Apr 11-14. 

2 days ago

Need more motivation to go running? A zombie apocalypse might do the trick. 

2 days ago
Rod Fai Market 2
There are two brand new night markets in town. We went to see how they compare with Bangkok’s old favorites. Photos by Nemintorn Ketkeaw
3 days ago
Graphic: Urban Design and Development Centre

Yannawa Riverwalk, an initiative by the Urban Design and Development Centre (UDDC), aims to bring Bangkokians closer to the Chao Phraya River.

3 days ago
With business struggling, somtam vendor Charoen “Tony” Phochaisee (center), 38, decided to doll up his stall with male and female pretties dressed to resemble Thai mythological beings Thevadha and Nang Fah. And it’s worked. The newly-opened Som Tum Tard Arb Sub at Chatuchak Market has caused a big stir thanks to its shirtless array of eye-candy waiters. BK met with him to talk business.
5 days ago
There's a new board game cafe in town. Boarding Time Board Game Cafe offers more than 300 board games, available both to play in-house or purchase. To encourage more gamers, the cafe has rolled out a pay-what-you-want promo for newcomers and regular customers who bring along new friends. While you're there, sustain yourself with the mini-burger, tuna sandwich or the special menu served up every crowded Friday and Saturday. 
New Venue: The Gate
A huge new store from the organizers of Thailand Toy Expo offering official figurines, clothing and costumes of some of the most beloved cartoon characters from around the world. 
New Venue: FabCafe
Originally from Japan, this co-working space offers 3D printing and 2D laser cutting machines 
New Restaurant: The Wheels Bike & Bistro
Bangkok’s cyclists have peddled far beyond the center of town.
New Restaurant: Bico Cafe
This one-stop rustic establishment sells bikes and accessories, and also offers a bike repair service. 
New Restaurant: Barcelona Gaudi
A new Spanish restaurant specializing in paella and Catalan dishes.
New Venue: Siam Gypsy Junction
Piles and piles of collectible eye-candy spanning everything from Lego to taxidermied buffalo, movie posters and knickknacks for the home span this shadowy market. 
Photo: Zin Kid
New Restaurant: Zin Kid
Bangkok's hottest new spot for junk food isn't even a food truck--it's a humble takeaway stall. 
New Restaurant: Site
Chef Ruangrit Teparak, formerly of Ari's Salt, teams up with Andrew Bunnag, a landscape designer based in Hua Hin, to introduce Greater Bangkok to the joys of fusion cuisine, a-la-Ari. 
New Venue: Emprive Cineclub
Bangkok has welcomed another luxury cinema.
New Restaurant: Yuan
Cantonese delights and river views.
New Bar: The Vault
There’s been many changes to Bangkok’s longest-standing nightclub, Q Bar, since its 15th birthday bash late last year.
French bistro favorites and mojitos, with some pretty good views.
New Restaurant: Pasta & Pool
Just what the names says. 
New Venue: Katsu King
This little eatery specialize in Japanese battered cutlets.
New Restaurant: Babette’s The Steakhouse
On top of the sumptuous decor and sweeping city views, Chef Michael Owens offers some of the best meats available.
Yellow Spoon Pastry
New Restaurant: Passion Delivery
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.
This luxurious spot in Ekkamai is the Lamborghini brand’s first lounge in Southeast Asia. 
New Bar: Octagon
This rooftop bar sits modestly on the fourth floor but offers some nice 360-degree urban views of Chit Lom.
New Venue: Yodpiman River Walk
Flowers, fruit, food and OTOP products, and a riverside terrace walkway.