Craft-cocktail lounges, booming beer bar culture and the return of Thonglor... It’s the best of Bangkok nightlife in 2016!

The mourning period has resulted in a bottleneck of top-tier food and booze events happening for the rest of November.

An unlikely setting for awesome local spirits, with bonus views. 

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It's taken a while but Bangkok has finally fallen for the Cubano, that winning combination of ham, roasted pork, Swiss cheese, pickles and mustard. Here's where to grab a handful.

Step up your weekend with the new brunch menus at these favorite restaurants.

Spoiler alert! Bangkok Screening Room opens this week and it's as cool as you'd expect. 

With the Sathorn Soi 10-12 buzz gradually moving towards the river, this leafy street running from the Hindu temple on Silom to the Myanmar Embassy on Sathorn is bursting with activity. Here are our fave spots, new and old.  

They say you can never have too much of a good thing.

Bangkok is finally getting the indie cinema it deserves. Set to open its doors on Sep 13, Silom’s Bangkok Screening Room will screen cult films from all over the world, from directors as diverse as Apichatpong to Hitchcock, using a high-end 4K digital projector and professional surround sound. Ahead of the opening, we chat to the trio of founders, Sarinya Manamuti, 37, Nicholas Hudson-Ellis, 34, and Wongsarond Suthikulpanich, 37, about their plans to offer an alternative to the city’s blockbuster-obsessed cinemas.