Like Villa Market, this supermarket sports imported food items from various countries, from meat and poultry to lines of obscure cereal brands we've only ever heard of. Unlike Villa, however, Foodland is open 24 hours, and is also home to the Took Lae Dee (Cheap and Healthy) cafeteria, which offers cheap and cheerful dishes—both Thai and foreign—in a comfortable, air-conditioned setting.   

Bangkok's newest gaming lounge encourages you to get your geek on.

Sathorn welcomes another photogenic brunch spot.

This cafe has long been a top destination for Bangkok dessert enthusiasts thanks to consistently decent cheesecakes and pastries. 

Veteran hair stylist Manool "Ton" Likittananukij is the go-to hairdresser for many Thai celebrities thanks to his organic, herbal scalp treatments.

This little store opposite Seen Space provides a wide range of imported vinyl, with a focus on reissues.

This music store stocks both CDs and vinyl, with plenty of collectible box sets from the likes of The Smiths and The Beatles. 

Designer Ashley Sutton's Thai restaurant is Blade Runner meets Indiana Jones.

The original Bangkok branch of the world's most well-known coffee chain is not the hot spot it once was, but thanks to a recent renovation, it still offers a neat and quiet spot for a cup of coffee. 

This Muay Thai academy may look fancy, but the training is deadly serious, carried out by lead Muay Thai coaches from Ratchadamnoen Stadium. 

This yoga gym in Eight Thonglor is a much sleeker operation than most of the ad hoc studios around town, with an elegant brown-tone waiting room and equally well designed training room. Course are offered for a variety of different yoga styles with sessions adapted to suit different ages and abilities, including kids. They also offer Bollywood dance training.

More comforting Italian classics in the heart of Asoke.

A solid yakiniku (Japanese-style barbecue), which stands out for its kitschy décor.

Fresh sushi and sashimi from fish bought at Tsukiji Market, chunky cuts of wagyu and innovative craft cocktails.

Do Not Disturb's yakiniku grilling room, with rooftop balcony for outdoor dinking.

This Japanese barbecue restaurant offers great value and style at reasonable prices.

French macaron masters Ladurée finally lands its flagship store in Siam Paragon. 

This new Lad Phrao hangout serves local Arabica coffee and dishes made according to strict Islamic dietary requirements.

Brave Roasters bring serious coffee to Siam's endless sea of chains, along with some neat handicraft goods

The famed Tokyo sushi chain opens in Bangkok, claiming to fly all its fish straight from Japan's Tsukiji Market within 24 hours of purchase.