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Roasted chilies from the brands Yayee, Chilean, and Clean Paradise, clockwise from left.

We Survived Three Roasted Chili Snacks: Our Verdict

Roasted chilies – addictively spicy but liable to leave a burning sensation in the pit of one’s stomach – are flooding the cubicles of...
Frozen Red Curry.

‘Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin’ Serves Michelin-Starred Thai Food With a Danish Touch

Longan-filled lobster topped with coriander and pretty pansies. Next to that, red curry ice cream tucked in a bed of foam. The waiter pours...
Rojanat Charoensri, left, the winner of Thailand’s first zero-waste cocktail contest on June 19, 2019 at Suk Bar.

Bartenders Put Everything Into Zero-Waste Cocktail Competition

BANGKOK — An alcoholic concoction named “Salad Story” edged out three other competitors at Sul Bar in Thong Lor on Wednesday to win Thailand’s...
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,...
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...

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...
Napat “Na” Vatanakuljaras folds a Kanom Tokyo taco (40 baht) at Tokyo Hot.

Giant Kanom Tokyo Tacos at ‘Tokyo Hot’

Update: Tokyo Hot has moved to Charoen Krung Soi 43 and is open every day from 11am to 7pm. BANGKOK — Imagine Mexican flavours meet kanom...
Old Street Bak Kut Teh dishes.

Two Singaporean Bak Kut Teh Restaurants in Siam: Our Verdict

By stroke of coincidence or marketing, two Singaporean franchises selling bak kut teh have opened in Bangkok’s downtown. We visited both Old Street Bak...

Where to Eat Your Way Through Cinco de Mayo

BANGKOK — With tenuous ties to a holiday celebrating a 19th century battle, perhaps eating is the best way for Thais to celebrate Cinco...
The durian buffet on May 1, 2019 at Wat Tha Mai. Left: Wat Tha Mai / Facebook. Right: Paporn Pibulporn / Facebook

Wat Throws Free Durian Buffet for Labor Day

SAMUT SAKHON — Crowds are flocking to a local temple that is holding a free-for-all durian buffet to celebrate Labor Day. Wat Tha Mai in...





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