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Kitsche Cafe and Bar – Bangkok

My rating: Kitsche is one of several bars, coffee shops and food outlets that have taken a risk and opened at JJ Green, the latest addition to the Chatuchak market area. If you haven’t heard of JJ Green, don’t be

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Dialogue Coffee and Gallery – Bangkok

My rating: Dialogue is a new little café on Phra Sumen road not far from the Panfa Bridge and Golden Mount area. It joins the relocated Brown Sugar in what seems to be an up-and-coming neighborhood. The tiny shop-house has

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re-cafe – Bangkok

My rating: This little café in an old house is one of those places you’d never know about or find unless someone tells you about it. In this case, I have a post from Nomadic Notes to thank for cluing

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Café Bicycle – Bangkok

My rating: Café Bicycle is a new breakfast and lunch venue at the very front of the row of shop-houses that surround the Mahatun Plaza office tower. It occupies the former space of the Royal Porcelain showroom, which in fact

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Banda Aceh Coffee Shops

The truth be told, the restaurant scene in Banda Aceh isn’t much to write about. There is definitely lots of good local food, but very few nice restaurants. Owing to the insurgency that dragged on for years, and then the

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Doi Chaang Coffee – Chiang Rai

My rating: Doi Chaang is one of the few “estate” coffee chains in Thailand, meaning that they grow and roast the coffee they sell in their shops. In theory, this allows them to ensure a greater consistency of flavor over

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Chiang Rai Coffee Shops

Chiang Rai seems to have an almost disproportionate number of coffee shops. That’s probably due not only to its status as a tourist center, but also the city’s proximity to the main growing areas for arabica coffee in Thailand. At

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Cafe Velo Dome – Bangkok

My rating: One of the things the area immediately around the Grand Palace has lacked is a good coffee shop. Cafe Velo Dome is a very good start at filling that gap. First thing though, is about the name. On

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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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103+ Factory – Bangkok

My rating: It seems like Soi Aree is ‘in’ again, with a number of new restaurants popping up along its length. The oddly named 103+ Factory is one of the few that appealed to me, and also one of the

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