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Bo.Lan in Sukhumvit Soi 53 is worth a visit

januar 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

Thai-born chef Duangporn ‘Bo’ Songvisava and Australian-born chef Dylan ‘Lan’ Jones runs the kitchen at Bo.Lan. The guide Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by San Pellegrino and Aqua Panna, have them on the list, and they recently got a Michelin Star. They serve delicious food [Read more]

Yong Lee is a Sino-Thai classic in Soi 39

juli 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Walking into a classic shop house in Bangkok is always a bit of an excitement these days. Is the the older generation still running the show, has the younger generation taken over and how do they perform? At Yong Lee, a hundred meters into Sukhumvit Soi 39, the older generation is still [Read more]

Khao Tom Prung at Thong Lor

juli 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Khao tom pla is rice soup with fish. The first years I visited Thailand I couldn’t think of something more boring. It Sounded boring and it really didn’t trigger anything in me. Then I tasted it for the first time, some years ago, and now I visit every khao tom vendor I pass by in my [Read more]

Nahm is good food for a much to high price tag

august 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Australian chef David Thomson deserves a lot of cred and respect for what he has done to put light on traditional Thai food. His Nahm restaurant in Bangkok serves plates and bowls from different regions of Thailand. The food at Nahm Bangkok is good, but overall not exceptional and the price [Read more]

A fake Somboon Seafood branch with excellent food

april 15, 2016 // 1 Comment

I have been to a couple of the 7 Somboon Seafood branches in Bangkok, but I wasn’t aware of Somboon Pochana in Sukhumvit Soi 20, with a very similar menu to the more famous chain. I got suspicious as the Somboon name is known to be used by fake restos in Bangkok in order to take [Read more]

Shunbo – Japanese delights

mars 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

What about some Japanese delights. You find Shunbo Sumibiyaki rather deep into Sukhumvit Soi 11. Don’t let that scare you off, but take the opportunity to visit this Izakaya for a good Japanese meal before stepping out into one of Bangkok’s more famous clubbing zones. A blowtorch [Read more]

Street food in Convent Road and Sala Daeng Soi 2

desember 1, 2015 // 4 Comments

Convent Road is a story of two chapters in the Silom area. One for your lunch time and one for your dinner time. The options are plentiful all hours of the day, but greatest at lunch time. The evening treats include one of my favorite pork and rice noodle soups in the area. The corner of Convent [Read more]

T&K Seafood praised by Lonely Planet is a flaw

august 13, 2015 // 1 Comment

T&K Seafood have for more than 10 years been recommended by Lonely Planet when you’re in for some serious seafood in Bangkoks’ Chinatown. What a lie it is. It’s one of my worst seafood meals ever, and I’m not just talking about Bangkok. It’s just the biggest [Read more]

A naked room and good food at Chairoj

juli 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

Chairoj is probably the most minimalistic shop house restaurant I have ever visited. It’s as naked as it can be, except for the table and chairs. The atmosphere has never been an issue here. They make food and serve it. Nothing more, nothing less. But the food is good. The pale yellowish and [Read more]

Whole roasted suckling pig at Tang Jai Yoo

juni 24, 2015 // 5 Comments

A whole roasted suckling pig with the eyes intact can be a bit of a bizarre experience for some. For others not. I had to bring a few friends to Tang Jai Yoo in Bangkok’s Chinatown as the whole pig easily feeds four with a couple of other dishes on the table. Food and friends But the [Read more]
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