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Christina’s Kitchen – Bangkok

My rating: This is yet another one of those places I spotted while on my way to somewhere else. The little shop-front restaurant is about half-way down Sukhumvit Soi 20. The interior decoration is simple, even a little cheap, but

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Tropikool – Bangkok

My rating: The signboard and menu for Tropikool caught my eye one day as I was heading to another place, so I put it down for a visit at a later time. The restaurant is located on the rooftop of

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Check-In: Tune Hotel Asoke

Tune Hotels is a fast-growing brand that’s attempting to bring the low-cost model of its sister operation AirAsia to the hotel world. It started with its first hotel in downtown Kuala Lumpur in 2007. Now with over two dozen properties,

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Let Them Eat Cake – Bangkok

My rating: Let Them Eat Cake is a new high-end dessert shop in the new community mall on Sukhumvit Soi 20 called Mille Malle, which I think is a play on Millennium Mall, since it backs on to the huge

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The Local – Bangkok

My rating: The Local is a new venture by a very old player in the Bangkok retaurant scene, Oamthong, which runs the Naj restaurant, among others. The sprawling complex on Sukhumvit 23 combines an old house full of antiques, a

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Starbucks Restaurant – Bangkok

My rating: I don’t normally review chains, especially American ones, but since Starbucks restaurant is rather a new concept, I thought it would be interesting to take a look and share my opinion. The first of what will probably be

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Minibar Royale

Minibar Royale has been around a few years now. The place has something of an interesting background. It was started by a group of Thais who lived for a time in New York. What they wanted to create was a

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Chapter 31 – Bangkok

Chapter 31 is tucked back well inside Sukhumvit Soi 31, which is lined with several other restaurants. It caught my eye one day when I was in search of another place, and I decided to put it on my list

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L’Appart – Bangkok Sofitel Sukhumvit

This is not my usual review, as I was at this restaurant and lounge for its grand opening, so while there was lots of food I didn’t get to sample any of the ‘real’ menu items. L’Appart is the new

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More Bangkok Cupcakes

My original post on Bangkok’s Best Cupcakes remains one of the most popular articles on the site. As it’s now more than a year and a half old, I thought it worth revisiting the subject. There are a few new

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