A Homemade Life
By Molly Wizenberg, B792 at Kinokuniya
The author moved to Paris for graduate studies but fell in love with the food. She started a blog, Orangette, which ended up on the Times Online’s 50 World’s Best Food Blogs list, and met a reader who became her husband. Who wouldn...
Aug 18 2011 - 11:00pm
Bussaracum (Bangkok’s very first fancy Thai restaurant) is moving from Thong Lor to Sathorn. Also opening early Sep is Catalana (Sukhumvit Soi 11), making it the second tapas place in Soi 11. Zuma, the global chain of hiso Japanese restaurants, is currently hiring, and St. Regis (where it...
Aug 18 2011 - 5:16pm
We are intrigued by the nearly single-minded devotion to the dish shown by Bangkok Burger Company (G/F, Opus Building, Thong Lor Soi 10, 085-085-2423. Open daily 11am-11pm). Pick a size (regular or large), pick a meat (pork or beef) and finally, pick from an impressive selection of recipes,...
Aug 18 2011 - 4:55pm
The people who brought you Birds in a Row, the healthy homemade lunch and dinner delivery service, have now bit the bullet and opened their very own restaurant. Seven Spoons (211 Chakkrapatipong Rd., 02-628-4588) is a small eatery in a Chinese shophouse refurbished with a whole lot of wood (...
Aug 18 2011 - 4:50pm
Rain Tree Café. An all-you-can eat Mother’s Day brunch or dinner (B2,500 net). Aug 12.
Silk Road. Set menu including a free flow of drinks. B2,500 per person. Aug 12.
Utage. Lunch buffet (B1,500) or B2,100 with drinks. Aug 12.
All venues. Aug 1...
Aug 10 2011 - 7:16pm
The popular new restaurant located on the top floor of Opposite, Garden of Dream (4/F, Opposite, Sukhumvit Soi 51, 02-662-5057) is making a welcome foray into brunch—a genre we still can’t have enough of, especially when it takes place in a bare cement meets tropical garden kind of...
Aug 5 2011 - 1:27pm
V9 (Sofitel Silom, 188 Silom Rd., 02-238-1991) used to be hot, then it became lukewarm and now finally, it’s closing its doors. The space will reopen again in November, under an as-yet-undisclosed new dining concept.
Aug 5 2011 - 1:24pm
Let’s face it, Thai cinema falls into a few, limited categories: the government-sponsored epic, the comedic horror movie, the teenage love story and the art house film lauded abroad but ignored at home. This cinematic landscape makes Bundit Tongdee’s Poompuang, a rags-to-riches biopic...
Aug 5 2011 - 11:59am
D’Sens (Dusit Thani, Rama 4 Rd., 02-200-9000) is now having a fancy happy hour deal in August, called Sunset at D’Sens. Every Fri from 6-9pm, there will be a free-flow offering of four of their signature cocktails (as well as the standards) for B850 net per person (which happens to be...
Jul 26 2011 - 1:12pm
Rama 9 has its own community mall now, The Nine (999 Rama 9 Rd.) and you know what that means: a hoard of new restaurants to choose from in the otherwise boring stretch of road. There’s the Italian Pasta Nine, Isaan eatery Saen Saeb and the Japanese Tonkatsu Raku.
Jul 26 2011 - 1:04pm