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Prai Raya in sukhumvit 8 is good Phuket food in Bangkok

click here March 3, 2019 // 0 Comments

Prai Raya isn’t really fine dining, but certainly a pleasant spot with well presented food in a cosy terrace environment in Sukhumvit Soi 8. They have an extensive menu, but make sure you test their gaeng pu bai cha plu which is lump crab meat in a yellow curry. Prai Raya: Gaeng pu bai cha [Read more]

Tim Ho Wan is a far cry from the Michelin star

trusted tablets August 2, 2016 // 2 Comments

“The Long Awaited Michelin Starred Dim Sum Restaurant” is what greets you at the Tim Ho Wan branch in Terminal 21 in Bangkok. But it all started out with a hole-in-the-wall under a bridge in Hong Kong back in 2010. Against all odds they were awarded a Michelin star. Tim Ho Wan seen from [Read more]

Martins Kitchen – 24/7 for the nighthawks

May 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

Sometimes there is just a single reason to sit down and eat. Hunger. And sometimes that happens in the middle of the night, normally after a couple of beers to many and when most eateries are closed. Martins Kitchen serves decent Thai food 24/7, a few steps into Sukhumvit Soi 19 and close to [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

March 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]

Paris Mikki at Asok is cakes in dreamland

January 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

Sometimes unbelievable is a perfect word. I know, it’s used to much. But honestly, it’s a proper expression for Paris Mikki close to Asok station. The only word you need to add is good. Their croissant and cakes are just unbelievable good stuff. Carol Boosaba is the name behind the [Read more]

Chicken wing soup with cowslip flowers – a treat not to miss

October 12, 2015 // 3 Comments

Braised chicken wing is definitively tasty stuff. Not to forget the drumsticks, in other words the more boney parts. Guaytiaw Pik Gai Sai Nampung is one of the best Thai food vendors in the Asok area, well known for their chicken wing soup (Gow Low Pik Gai) sprinkled with cowslip flowers (dok [Read more]