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Manager Nippon Lindquist with head chef Jakkaphong Singhaphrom.

Cajutan Swedish Restaurant Offers Smorgasbords and Community in Bangkok

BANGKOK — Sweden-loving Thai chef, Jakkaphong Singhaphrom has headed the kitchen at one of Thailand’s few Swedish restaurants since it first opened. Now this July,...

“Lucky” Fans Chill Out to Jason Mraz’s 4th Bangkok Concert

BANGKOK — With matching fedoras and "Good Vibes" t-shirts, Thanyatorn Aranyapala and her friends were well prepared to swoon to Jason Mraz’s fourth concert...
Suriyan Tantemsin with a Predator helmet. Right, a Joker Predator helmet by him.

‘Predator’ Meets Samurai, The Joker at Ratchaburi Helmet Shop

RATCHABURI — A former art teacher is enthralling customers worldwide with motorcycle helmets modeled after the famed galactic hunter race. Although Predator riders are known...
A bloated, dead sea turtle found in Sattahip by the navy in September 2018. The turtle died from eating too much plastic. Photo: Royal Thai Navy Sea Turtle Conservation Center / Facebook

How To Save Thailand’s Turtles, Make Merit On World Turtle Day

BANGKOK — Rather than tossing a tortoise into a khlong, here are some productive ways to help our turtle friends this World Turtle Day. Thailand...
Photo: David Simon / Courtesy

Teacher’s Charity Photo Exhibition Captures Kindness Around the World

BANGKOK — A science teacher’s photo exhibition will show at an Asok restaurant in June, with proceeds to go towards an education charity. “Humans Around...
Saawaan’s petit fours: from left, a durian chocolate, a mango sheet with a passionfruit filling; a magnolia meringue and a sour orange mousse.

Has Michelin Ruined ‘Modern’ Thai Food? Laureates Weigh In.

BANGKOK — Instagrammables, fancy plating, Michelin stars – some see them as marketing tricks that standardize the Thai food scene, others as a classy...
Image: Bangkok Community Theatre

Swashbuckling Version of Twelfth Night to Invade Bangkok Stage

BANGKOK — A Shakespearean comedy is coming to New Phetchaburi Road – but with a swashbuckling twist. The Bangkok Community Theatre is putting on an...
"Speedy" (1928)

Return to the Roaring ‘20s at Scala’s Silent Film Fest

BANGKOK — Put on that cloche hat and have a night at the silver screens – the Silent Film Festival is in town. Five silent...

Meet the 70-Year-OId Barista Churning Out Hipster Coffee and Sage Advice

BANGKOK — Behind the counter at one of Bangkok’s hip new coffee shops isn’t a clean-shaven, scarf-wearing hipster – it’s 70-year-old Auntie Pim. At Mother...
Argentine Ambassador to Thailand Alicia Sonschein.

Wine, Beef, Bon O Bons: Ingredients Rebuilding Thai-Argentine Relations

BANGKOK — Although Buenos Aires and Bangkok are half a world away, Argentine Ambassador to Thailand Alicia Sonschein says it’s the cultural differences that...





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