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Restaurant Bangkok

Le Lys: Providing a Fitting Intro to Thailand with French Flair

After surviving an all-night flight across the Pacific, complete with a painful layover in Taipei, I was excited to experience my first full day in Bangkok. Armed with John Powers’ Gourmet restaurant round-up, I...
Coffee Bangkok

Doi Tung Coffee: Daydrinking at Suan Lum Night Bazaar

Doi Tung Coffee was one of the few locations at Suan Lum Night Bazaar, a complex of 2000 stalls across from Lumphini Park, that was open during the day. Their cool stand-alone building features...
Restaurant Bangkok

You & Mee: So Happy Together at Subterranean Bangkok Buffet

During my first-day walkthrough of the sumptuous Grand Hyatt Erawan, I couldn’t find this You & Mee noodle café. The magazine article I had that listed it was six years old, so I figured...
Market Bangkok

Or Tor Kor Market: On the Hunt for Sea of Stalls in Bangkok

On another John Powers recommendation, I traveled uptown via Skytrain. After three painfully long-winded missteps, precipitated by bad advice from the women at my hotel front desk, my sojourn was salvaged by a boy...
Market Bangkok

Jatujak Weekend Market: Arriving at 8000 Stalls via Skytrain

From the moment I learned about the famed Jatujak Weekend Market, I daydreamed about the untold culinary treasures I expected to find amongst the 8000 stalls. I took the Skytrain to the north side...
Restaurant Bangkok

Baan Khanitha: Deluxe Restaurant and Gallery in Bangkok

After a week in Bangkok, I was down to my final meal. And I didn’t want to waste it. Unfortunately, the chef at my top choice decided to close his restaurant early. My second...