Eat/Drink

Best Chinese Restaurants in Bangkok, Thailand: Delicious Chinese Food

  With around 15% of Thai people of Chinese descent, it’s not surprising there are many Chinese restaurants in Bangkok, Thailand. If you’re in Thailand and would like to eat authentic Chinese food, Bangkok is the place to eat it. With many restaurants serving Chinese cuisine it can be difficult to choose – but start …

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Delifrance in Bangkok, Thailand: Nice Idea But Stale Food and Average Coffee

One of the first western food restaurants I used to frequent when I moved to Bangkok, Thailand was Delifrance. With branches in many Bangkok malls, it was a nice cafe to sit and enjoy a latte or a quick pastry, sandwich or croissant. Recently, as more and better western-style restaurants and cafes open in Bangkok, …

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Where to Buy Beer Over the Counter in Bangkok, Thailand – Domestic and Imported

  Many western tourists visiting Bangkok, Thailand as well as resident expats love drinking beer. While drinking beer at a Bangkok bar or restaurant is fun, it can get pricey if you drink a of it. That’s why most tourists and expat residents eventually buy over-the-counter beer to take back home and enjoy. With many …

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Mahboonkrong (MBK) Food Court – Best Cheap Food In Bangkok, Thailand

Food courts in Bangkok, Thailand are the most popular places to eat in the city. Offering delicious Thai, Asian and western food, served in an air conditioned place, Thai food courts are cheap and convenient. The best food court in Bangkok, if not in Thailand, is the food court at Mahboonkrong (MBK) mall. Known by …

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Sirocco Restaurant in Bangkok – Stunning View, Terrible Food, Expensive Prices

Sirocco is often listed as one of Bangkok’s top ten restaurants. Located on the 63rd floor of State Tower, I’ve had a drink at the rooftop bar several times but never eaten there until recently. Sirocco is famous for, up until recently, having the highest al fresco view in the world (that honor has now …

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Review: Star Coffee at Mahboonkrong (MBK) Mall in Bangkok, Thailand – Lovely Cafe, Great Coffee

  Whenever I shop at the massive Mahboonkrong (MBK) Mall in Bangkok, Thailand I make a point of relaxing over coffee at Star Coffee, a trendy cafe in the center of the mall. Star Coffee not only serves a perfect latte and delicious goodies to eat, it’s also one of the best places in the …

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Tawandang German Brewery – Best Brew Pub in Bangkok, Thailand

Thai friends have talked about Tawandang German Brewery in Bangkok, Thailand for a long time, telling me it’s inexpensive, serves excellent micro-brewed beer, delicious Thai food and, oh, it’s cheap. Tawandang was rated the ‘Number One Thai and German Restaurant in the World’ by Time magazine a few years ago. That’s why, when a friend …

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Kuppa – Still One of Bangkok’s Trendiest Restaurants, Sukhumvit Soi 16

    Kuppa is a trendy restaurant on Sukhumvit Soi 16  in Bangkok, Thailand that’s been open for years. At lunch time, Kuppa is busy with the affluent Thai, Japanese and Farang (western) business men and women that work around the Sukhumvit Soi 16 area. At dinner time, it’s crowded with the upwardly-mobile, the hi-so …

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Restaurant Review: Piri Piri Chicken, Bangkok, Thailand

  Recently, I ate again at a roast chicken restaurant in Bangkok, Thailand – Piri Piri Flaming Chicken. Selling itself as a higher-end ‘spicy chicken’ place, Piri Piri Flaming Chicken is a chain of Portuguese-style chicken restaurants, with several branches in malls around Bangkok. A small chain, it struggles to find customers, a fact I …

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Coffee World: Bangkok, Thailand’s Best Chain Coffee House

When I first moved to Bangkok, Thailand and discovered a Thai coffee shop franchise called Coffee World I was ecstatic. That is because there are well over 50 branches of Coffee World in Bangkok, with many more in Chiang Mai, Phuket, Lopburi and other cities all over Thailand. Coffee World serves wonderful premium coffees, teas …

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Red Bull or Krating Daeng is Thailand’s Best Selling Energy Drink and Much Better Tasting Than the American Version

Weirdly, when I lived in the US, I never drank Red Bull. Didn’t like the taste of the version in America, or the price. In Thailand though, it tastes differently and, of course the price is different too. So now, over everything else, Red Bull is often my preferred morning drink. The Taste of Thai …

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Parferio By Sfree At Central World Plaza – Bangkok’s Newest One-Stop Dessert Cafe

On a recent trip to Central World Plaza, a Thai friend and I came across a brand new cafe. Billed as a “one-stop dessert cafe”, Parferio by Sfree is a Japanese-style ice cream, parfait, cake and dessert cafe that’s already one of the most popular spots in Bangkok. Although we had just eaten lunch, at …

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Eating Street Food In Asia Can Be Done Safely Without Getting Sick

As an expat who’s lived in Thailand for years, I love eating street food. It’s healthy, delicious and perfectly safe, particularly if you know where to eat it and how to order it. Tourists, on the other hand, come to Thailand and avoid eating street food, simply because they don’t trust it and think they’ll …

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