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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Where to Sacrifice Your Liver to St. Patrick in Bangkok

BANGKOK — Starting this Friday, Bangkok’s sois will be a little greener and wetter as revelers chug a pint or six to celebrate La Fheile Padraig – Saint Patrick’s Day.

Go Ballistic Again Over North Korean Cuisine at New Sukhumvit Location

BANGKOK — In late 2015, I wrote about a new restaurant in Ekkamai. It was just like any other new restaurant in Ekkamai except for the fact it was owned and operated by North Korea.

7-Eleven to Sell Cans of Thai Craft Beer

BANGKOK — For the first time, the shelves of the realm’s top convenience stores will be stocked with cans of Thai craft beer.

Batter Up for Pancakes and More as IHOP Coming to Paragon

BANGKOK — Set your palate to griddle and get ready for a carb coma this February.

Watch ‘Asia’s 50 Best’ Winners Announced Live (Video)

BANGKOK — Watch the awards show for “Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants” being held in live right now, Tuesday night, in Bangkok. Update: Threeplay: Bangkok’s Gaggan Tops Asia’s 50 Best...

Changing Chinatown as Seen by Those Who Live There

BANGKOK — Walk down Yaowarat Road on a given night and find the area known as Chinatown alive with tourists clamoring for street food unaware of the forces transforming the neighborhood.
Banyen Ruangsantheia holds a tray of Lotus Wraps.

She Was a Maid. Now She Has a Michelin Star.

North of Bangkok the Chao Phraya River flows more languid and clear than in the city. Mats of water hyacinth bob past a weathered...

Table the Politics and Bite Into North Korean Cuisine at ‘Pyongyang Okryu’

BANGKOK — I’m sitting on a stranger’s blanket spread across a small patch of grass with a severe buzz from rapid-fire soju shots with every person I meet. It’s May 1, 2014, in Pyongyang, North Korea, and it seems everyone in the capital city has come to Mt. Taesong to dance and sway to the shrill of operatic recitatives celebrating hard work and self-reliance for Labor Day. Families huddle around bottles of moonshine and from small grills sizzle assorted meat and vegetables.

Boozy Slushie Bar Freezes Bangkok Brains

BANGKOK — Parich “Joh” Sanguamkul, 28, is as fun as the drinks he peddles: boozy slushies.

New Zealand Dairy Giant Fonterra to Pay Danone for Recall

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — An arbitration tribunal has ordered New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra to pay Danone of France $125 million for recall costs stemming from a 2013 food scare.





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