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This business district can feel like Hong Kong or Singapore thanks to its mix of towering office buildings and swanky bars. But its small sois are full of surprises, too.

SATHORN NEWS

Where to start your day all across the city.
Sathorn Unique Tower
Sathorn Unique, the 47-story unfinished building on Charoenkrung Road dubbed “Ghost Tower” since its abandonment during the Tom Yam Kung economic crisis of 1997, has long been a drawcard for adventurous travelers. Twenty years later, Pansit Torsuwan, 46, the low-profile owner of the building, has finally come out to put a stop to trespassing on the property. With Museum Siam just unveiling an exhibition dedicated to the financial crisis, Pansit defends the tower from accusations it’s a monument to the country’s failure.
Whether urban playground or unwanted monument of the 1997 financial crisis, the unfinished Sathorn Unique tower still looms large on the Bangkok skyline. 
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Bringing all new meaning to happy hour. 
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BK's weekly Bites & Blends Market rounds up the best dining and drinking events, deals and more.

HOT SPOTS IN SATHORN

Restaurant: Roastology
Serious coffee for Sala Daeng. 
Restaurant: Akart Bistro & Bar
This home Yen Akart restaurant serves something for everyone.
This Sathorn cafe is absolutely stunning. 
Restaurant: All Good in the Hood
This Sathorn coffee shop sits in a stylish shop-house. 

TOP TABLES IN SATHORN

French fine-dining affiliated with Jean-Michel Lorain of the acclaimed three-Michelin-starred Côte Saint Jacques in Burgundy.
A vibrant and exciting take on traditional Thai cooking.
Some of the best dim sum in town.
Nahm | Bangkok
  Former holder of a Michelin star, David Thompson’s Nahm serves a fiery, multi-course set menu.
The man with the most Michelin stars in the world has finally landed in Bangkok
High-quality, innovative Italian fine dining in a refined environment.
Everything special occasion fine-dining should be, from the impeccable five-star hotel service to the delicate Italian flavors.
The 29th floor of the super trendy Sofitel So serves impressive international cuisine indoors, while the outdoor terrace is for cocktails. 
The folks behind next door's Rocket have opened this cozy wood-and-tiles restaurant.
Beef, old-school cocktails, single malts and robust red wines make it perfect for liquid- and power-lunches alike.
Though better known as a nightclub, Ku De Ta’s Asian fine-dining restaurant serves some wonderful Japanese-inspired food.