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Calling all night owls! Get to work at one of these coffee shops offering free wi-fi, plentiful power outlets and great coffee.

Between the crepe cakes and pasta aioli there are some serious food highlights in Bangkok’s endless new coffee shops. Here’s what to eat and where.

Bangkok is rising. There are currently more skyscrapers over 300 meteres being built than ever before. Here's what we can expect to see in the next five years.

Even without the hype about the as-yet-unopened Joel Robuchon restaurant at Mahanakhon, this has been a pretty crazy year for
Bangkok’s fine-dining scene. We got two new restaurants with three-Michelin-star affiliations—J’Aime and Vogue—and two with one-Michelin-star cred—Ginza Sushi Ichi and Savelberg. Not that we’re obsessed with Michelin. Paolo Vitaletti (of Appia) opening Peppina was just as exciting than any of the aforementioned imports, as was Fillets, whose chef trained with Masaharu Morimoto, of the original Japanese Iron Chef fame. So here are the most likely entries for Top Tables 2015, which will be out in March 2015.
Kanjana Handmade
Our four favorite sources for stylish local dresses that incorporate one of the season’s biggest trends: tie-dye.
It’s time to revisit some of Bangkok’s finest live jazz institutions.

Skip the meat with these restaurants offering proper vegetarian menus

From cat cafes to Husky petting farms, Bangkok is teeming with furry cuteness. Here are the new spots to get in on the action--whether it's coffee for you or bakery treats for your pet.

Tacos and Salsa

To celebrate the coming Cinco de Mayo (May 5), here are our five top Tex-Mex and Mexican restaurants in Bangkok. 

As the rainy season finally comes to an end, we round up the best new places to eat, drink and be merry under the stars. 

Go chase that elusive cool breeze at these new openings in the Northern capital.

Sinthorn Steak House

Halal restaurants can be found all over Bangkok, but here are our top picks for quality and variety.

Showing our dedication, we’re already thinking about our Top Tables guide for 2014 (out in March, next year). Here are the new restaurant openings most likely to make the cut—along with a few things that have fallen out of favor. 

Suspension training at New Moves

Still running on a treadmill and lifting weights? It’s time to upgrade your workout with crossfit, kettlebells and TRX. Here’s where. 

Opposite Mess Hall

Vegetarian food is all over this town during this Jay Festival (Oct 5-13) but here we pick our favorite veggie dishes from our favorite meat-eating restaurants. 

Blue Harbour

From retro quaffs and hipster undercuts to classic shaves, we round up the best gents barber shops in the city. 

Jae Fai

Rad na stalls are among the most ubiquitous in town. Here are the very best spots for some noodles in gravy. 

A short distance from BTS Talat Phlu, in Bangkok, you’ll find a long street absolutely loaded with heavenly food stalls. 

With metro police promising one million CCTV cameras and Sukhumbhand saying Bangkok will be drugs-free in 18 months, Bangkok’s safety remains top of the agenda. In 2012, a total number of 31,545 people died in the capital. From road accidents to student shootouts, here are the most likely reasons you won’t live to see tomorrow.

Methavalai Sorndaeng

We uncover the very best, most authentic restaurants (not stalls) doing traditional Thai cuisine.

Here’s our roundup of the top restaurant spots for a late breakfast or an all you-can-eat weekend feast. 
Up & Above

Here’s our roundup of the top hotels for a late breakfast or an all you-can-eat weekend feast.

Tribeca Restobar

Where to grab a handful of the good stuff.

2B Bread & Brown Coffee

Relax and get some work done at these cafes offering free Wi-Fi.

Honmono Sushi

Looking for a great Japanese sushi bar? Whether it's the standard affair like tamago and kani or the more innovative, at times high-brow, offerings like Matsusaka beef and unagi foie gras, these five best sushi bars in Bangkok guarantee to delight.


From fancy menu découvertes to homespun croque monsieurs, Bangkok has your French food appetites covered at these ten excellent eateries. These are the best French restaurants in Bangkok.

A quick glance in the BK crystal ball reveals that there’s plenty of events, gigs, openings and shiny new things to buy to keep us happy and busy for the year ahead, too.

Khun Iad

Our favorite places to sample delectable khao soi (noodles in Northern-style curry).