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One of Bangkok’s busiest areas, Phloen Chit is an ideal spot for those looking to live the high life, with plenty of luxury condos, restaurants and malls.

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Step up your weekend with the new brunch menus at these favorite restaurants.
In his Teenage Pregnancy exhibition, emerging photographer Tanaphon “Gap” Ongarttrakul, 23, explores the issue of teenage pregnancy in Thailand. The intimate photos offer an emotional look into the daily lives of the young mothers and fathers as they take on the new role of being a parent. Here, BK talks to Tanaphon about the inspiration behind the project and how he wishes to use art as a tool to tackle this social problem. The exhibition runs through Oct 7 at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand (Penthouse/F, Maneeya Centre, 508/5 Phloen Chit Rd.)
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Four days of cakes and cold desserts with a French master.

HOT SPOTS IN PLOENCHIT

Thailand’s biggest luxe spa product maker now gives courses on pampering know-how.
Venue: Cote&Ciel
A flagship store from the high-end Parisian accessories brand. 
Restaurant: August Organic Eatery
Phloen Chit's 100-percent organic eatery.  
Restaurant: Siwilai Cafe
After parting ways with Rocket, Siwilai goes it alone with new cafe. 

TOP TABLES IN PLOENCHIT

Gaggan
After a brief stint at the research facility of El Bulli, Gaggan Anand developed this exciting menu that interprets regional Indian dishes with wow-worthy techniques.
The famed Tokyo sushi chain with Michelin-star cred.
Din Tai Fung
A dumpling feast with some of the best xiao long bao in Bangkok.
This sushi specialist with branches in Nagoya and Malaysia now has a third branch here in Bangkok, up on the fifth floor of Central Embassy.
International restaurant Hyde and Seek in Bangkok
A chic gastro bar with a playful edge.
Fresh sushi and sashimi, chunky cuts of wagyu and innovative cocktails.
For an over-the-top meal, there’s nothing quite like this classic steakhouse restaurant.
Elements serves "modern international" with a vast open kitchen and fantastic views.
Authentic dishes from central Italy.
Without being all that expensive, this Water Library restaurant operates at a very high level of execution.
Italian restaurant Gianni's in Bangkok
Gianni’s,” as it’s referred to by most, has earned this affection with consistently oustanding food.
The Chinese food here is blessed with fresh ingredients, subtle sauces and discreet twists. I
Small in size but big on ambition, this contemporary fine-dining restaurant offers tasting menus of up to 13 courses.