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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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El Osito – Bangkok

My rating: El Osito is a new sandwich and tapas bar, brought to you by the same fine people who run La Monita Taqueria, which is right next door. The new space is big and airy, soaring up two floors

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Na Aroon – Bangkok

I don’t normally review hotel restaurants. They’re usually not great, value-for-money wise, especially for Thai food. But Na Aroon got my attention because it’s a mostly vegetarian restaurant. They do offer some seafood dishes, but no meat. They also try

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Elefin Cafe- Bangkok

The big banner proclaiming "Bangkok’s best coffee" was guaranteed to get my attention. The big sign also claimed they roasted their own coffee, so when my dentist appointment at Bumrungrad got canceled on me, it was easy enough to convince

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Cafe Tartine – Bangkok

Café Tartine is a classic Parisian styled café on Soi Ruam Rudee, just behind the newly built Novotel hotel. This is not some snooty French restaurant. Rather, this is a ‘real’ casual café, where you can grab a quick light

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La Monita – Bangkok – Restaurant Review

When I first moved to Bangkok in 1992, there was, as far as I know, just one restaurant serving American style Mexican food, and that was it – your only option. In the last few years that sad situation has

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