DJ 4Players spins retro funk and afro beats alongside the founder and organizer of the “Chino Latino” parties in Shanghai, DJ Elnomo.
The previous owner of Tacos & Salsa (on Sukhumvit 18), Jorge Bernal, is now back with a new Mexican offering, Sabroso Mexican Tapas Bar way out in the Ramkhamhaeng area. The bright and casual small space serves up classics like chicken fajitas and chimichanga (deep-fried burritos). There's...
Owner of Roast at Seenspace, Varatt Vichit-Vadakan has opened a new venue, Roots, that’s all about coffee, right down from the rich dark wood décor. Take a seat at the bar to pair an espresso with a croissant or try the new cold drip. The owner told us they’re gearing up to host a...
Just as the landscape 30 floors below has changed, the former Rib Room & Bar, The Landmark Bangkok’s venerable steakhouse, has been given a new, more modern name—RR&B—and a new, modern look. Appearance-wise, RR&B doesn’t conform to the steakhouse stereotype: no...
Molly Malone's
Old-timer Molly Malone’s (once the “The Irish X Change,” nee “Shenanigans”), stands long and tall along Soi Convent, and remains a favorite to meet and lunch with co-workers. Upstairs, you’ll find barrels as table tops with accompanying dark brown and green...
Patisserie Mori Osaka serves authentic Japanese sweets drawing on the chef’s many years of dessert-making experience in Osaka. Along with the cute origami-inspired decorations, it’s a great place to have a one-on-one talk with your mom while tasting the sweet delights like strawberry...
Opened a few weeks ago in the new condo right near BTS Ari, Panary Café is proudly specializing in German pancakes. The recommended Dutch baby pancake is served with cream cheese, maple syrup and a lemon wedge (B150) while other dishes include poached eggs and Hollandaise sauce (B195). Hipsters...
Orchid Lounge
Holiday Inn Silom Bangkok, 981 Silom Rd., 02-238-4300. Usually, the snacks served for tea are always heavy on the sweet side, but not at Orchid Lounge. While the view here can’t compete with riverside hotels, Orchid Lounge is a good option for those who are looking for a hearty afternoon high...
Italian restaurant No. 43 Italian Bistro serves both Thai and original Italian cuisine courtesy of Italian chef David Pritoni. Rush for this month’s special, and the rare chance it offers to eat baked tam yae (Thai nettle herb) combined with sage, butter, parmesan cheese and olive oil (B330).
This shophouse tucked down a quiet, surprisingly lush soi in Sathorn, offers up an intriguing vibe not often found in Bangkok. Dining here is like sitting in a cool gallery, with all the regularly rotating artworks. The airy space boasts a sizeable open kitchen, a marble counter at the front with...
Overlooking Rama VIII Bridge, this wins the best view prize and has great Thai food to match.
The entrance to this place is quite regal and inside you’ll find a colonial Shanghai theme and twelve luxurious, private rooms fit for any banquet. The foodis focused on Cantonese cuisine prepared by Hong Kong chefs, who present award-winning 10-course menus. From dim sum to suckling pigs,...
For 10 years now, M.L. Orapim Sridhavaj has been serving coffee in what is pretty much a library (featuring mostly travel and design books). Before every street in Bangkok had cafes, Ristretto was the place that most coffee aficionados slunk off to—and that means their coffee (B60) has never...
New French restaurant R ‘in’ B Restaurant in Box promises authentic cuisine created by a French chef. The modern, white and green dining room and outdoor terrace are just the place to enjoy a menu that includes traditional eclair, both sweet and savory: the savory Mediterranean is...
Pizza Service is famous for its thin and crispy pizzas. Walking into the store, you will be greeted with the smell of pizza bread and a wall filled with pictures of celebrities who have visited the store, and there are a lot of them. Pizza Service’s specialties are their meat special, parma...
This petite white-and-blue restaurant has been a favorite for more than thirty years. Get there early (around 9am) to get fresh baked pastries like eclairs, breads and pies. Their single-dish food, like those phad krapao, is also good too.  
Palm Cuisine started off as a spa 10 years ago before they decided to add a Thai restaurant to their establishment. Because the location is still part spa, its ambience conveys a relaxing, natural vibe with wooden furniture and some trees around the glass dining room. In the kitchen, the concept is...
One Ounce for Onion | Bangkok
Need any more proof that fashion boutique cafés are all the rage? Look no further than One Ounce for Onion, a new cafe that brings together hip multi-brand store Onion and popular coffee roaster Brave Roasters (originally TayTay Coffee Roaster), who is the beans supplier for many cafes around town...
The word "big" describes everything here, from the signs to the meal. Cocktail menus seem to have "Drink Me" stamped on them. The design and management teams have taken the best of the steakhouse staples (i.e., steak, simple menus, classy everything) and avoided the excesses....
Sagano Ramen & Café may be a bit small, but we know that this has never stopped true ramen eaters before. The shop’s bestsellers are its Tongkotsu and Shashumen with its tasty soup and soft shashu pork with just the right amount of fat. Its Japanese-style Caesar salad is also delicious.
Tucked away in a back alley in Pahurat, Royal India’s cramped tables and harsh lighting are hardly inviting to the uninitiated. Yet for years the restaurant has been serving some of the most consistently delicious Northern Indian food in Bangkok. Looking for a light meal? Turn on your heels,...
Elegant French restaurant Reflexions in Bangkok
Elegant but edgy, with its raw black and white photography of Bangkok, Reflexions is authentic French food without the stuffiness. One look at the handsome, young Thibault Chiumenti will tell you this is not stodgy French food. Still, Chiumenti cooks with an eye for tradition and bold flavors,...
Ramen fans could barely control their excitement when one of the leading ramen chains in Japan—Osaka’s Ramen Kio—arrived on our shores at Rain Hill community mall a couple of years ago. Even now, the place is busy every day with a mix of Japanese expats and locals in search of...
Enjoy classic French fare and good wine while rubbing shoulders with the local bigwigs. The food is just as classic as the stately decor: foie gras, escargots and plenty of truffles. Its affordable three-course set lunch with menu changing weekly is another reason to pay a visit to the...
Club music and scantily clad female dancers in a generic decor.
First opened in Osaka in 1969, Osaka Ohsho dubs itself “The King of Gyoza”—a reputation that’s seen the chain expand to over 350 outlets worldwide. Landing in Thailand back in 2012, it now boasts two Bangkok branches, the first in Thonglor (1/F, Fifty Fifth Plaza, 90...
Not to be mistaken for the chain, this Nobu specializes in food from Osaka, where the southern dishes are tastier and spicier. It is popular among expats for its fresh sashimi and Japanese fusions. Recommended dishes include the Enoki butter and Sukiyaki. There are over 30 lunch sets all in the...
Steakhouse Neil's Tavern in Bangkok
The three-decade, two-story steak house looks like a red Alpine cottage. You can expect to rub elbows with bigwigs while chowing down on juicy steak. Also stop by at Neil’s famous bakery, and park your car at the parking elevator. The kitchen begs for a bit of patience, but the service is...
The buzz: Run by the same team behind Signor Sassi, the concept here is much more energetic, casual and fun. Inspired by the types of small Italian dishes served in Northern Italy, Chef Filippo Pagani is running the kitchen while Marco Berti, restaurant manager, is front of house. The...