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Sunday, July 12, 2020

At ‘Sorndaeng,’ Food Still Star-Studded Even Without Music

BANGKOK — Waiters in pressed white formal jackets set down plates of crispy prawn tartlets while the stately Democracy Monument dominates the windows – but the air is silent, without the usual crooning of oldies melodies.

Isaan Exotic Barbecues Get Their Charm at ‘Sanea’

BANGKOK — Hidden in an alley not far from the city’s shopping district, this Isaan eatery is where country style grills get their charm.

Bounty Hunters Turn in Friends, Bloggers Who Post Booze Pics

BANGKOK — An admin who ran a Facebook page educating Thais on different types of craft beer said he was surprised health officials demanded a fine of 50,000 baht for “advertising” alcohol on social media. Officials told him they received a tip-off from someone.

For 45 Years in Yannawa, a Chicken Rice Shop Never Lost Its Charm

BANGKOK — From the walls of a chicken rice shophouse stare the kind eyes of the patriarch, who founded the shop almost half a century ago.

This Old City Shophouse Will Make You Drool for Fried Noodles

The signature dish tastes just right, not sweetish as no sugar is added when working the stir fried noodles on the wok.

Elderly Group Makes Leaf Plates for Green-Conscious Vendors

LOEI — A group of elderly citizens and craftsmen with disabilities are selling biodegradable leaf plates for extra income during the coronavirus pandemic – and helping the environment at the same time.

We Tried Big Boy Burger – Here’s How Michigan Tastes in Bangkok

BANGKOK — Meaty but a tad bland for Thai tongues, Michigan burger fast food chain is another option for the burger-hungry in Bangkok.

‘Hygienic’ Carts Launched for a Better Street Food Culture

BANGKOK — New street food carts unveiled Wednesday by a university come with a promise to make the food culture cleaner and more friendly to the environment.
Packaging waste from food delivery orders.

Single-Use Plastics, Once a Public Enemy, Surges Back in Pandemic

BANGKOK — As the coronavirus epidemic is keeping most people at home, single-use plastic bags and packaging are making a comeback, an environment official warned on Wednesday.

Grab Reduces Restaurant Commission Fee After Uproar

BANGKOK — For a month, Grab promised that an extra 10 baht charge per delivery would be given to the deliverymen during the coronavirus epidemic. It turned out that money never arrived.





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