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  • Business News

    Splashy Songkran: Thai restaurant sales set to surge despite economic lull

    Looking ahead to the upcoming Songkran festival, a trade group predicts a boost in restaurant sales during the second quarter, which could potentially surpass pre-pandemic levels, despite the current stagnant economy. Thaniwan Kulmongkol, President of the Thai Restaurant Association, noted that although the second quarter is typically a slow season for the Thai restaurant industry, the Songkran festival is expected…

  • Guides

    5 best wine bars in Bangkok offering rich and quality wine

    It’s wine o’clock! Whether you’re all about fruity reds, sweet whites, or funky naturals, Bangkok has many great spots to sip your favourite varieties. But with an array of options to choose from, and the constant rise and fall of existing places, landing the perfect wine bar in Bangkok can prove a challenge. But worry not; below, we’ve compiled the…

  • Thailand News

    3 Russians and Thai arrested for illegally running Phuket restaurant

    Police arrested three Russian men and one Thai nominee for illegally operating a restaurant in the Thalang district of Phuket. More than 80 million baht was found circulating in their bank accounts. Provincial Police Region 8 and Phuket Provincial Police officers told Phuket Hotnews that they received a tip-off about suspicious foreigners who frequently gathered at a restaurant called Octopus.…

  • Thailand News

    Gas explosion in China destroys restaurant, leaves one dead (video)

    A suspected gas leak wreaked havoc at a restaurant in Hebei, northern China, causing a devastating blast that tore through buildings, wrecked cars and left one dead and 22 injured, as reported by state media and authorities today. According to CCTV News, the injured victims were swiftly transported to hospital following the explosion, which occurred around 8am in Sanhe County,…

  • Best Bites

    Embark on a gastronomic adventure at Nico’s Grill & Craft House in Thonglor

    Amidst the vibrant pulse of Bangkok’s Thonglor district, a new culinary beacon is set to illuminate the gastronomic landscape. Nico’s Grill & Craft House promises a dining experience unlike any other. Situated in the heart of Thonglor 13, this establishment is not merely a restaurant; it’s a destination where the art of wood-fired grilling meets the soul of Mediterranean cuisine,…

  • Thailand News

    Disturbing hygiene at Bangkok chicken rice restaurant exposed (video)

    A video showing the questionable hygiene practices of a famous chicken rice restaurant on Banthat Thong Road was shared by a customer. The video, which quickly went viral on social media, exposed the staff’s method of cleaning glasses and straws used by patrons by dipping them into a bucket of water before arranging them on a shelf for new customers…

  • Thailand News

    Delivery rider helps himself to water dispenser in Thai restaurant

    A delivery rider sparked an outcry on social media after being captured filling his cup with water from a restaurant’s dispenser without permission. The incident, which quickly became a hot topic online, began when an individual posted an image and message on the LINE Man Rider Thailand Facebook group. The post highlighted a delivery rider who was seen filling up…

  • Thailand News

    Daruma Sushi owner cleared of scam charges amid business collapse

    The Criminal Court acquitted a 41 year old owner of the Daruma Sushi restaurant chain, of charges related to a coupon and franchise sales scam that allegedly caused hundreds of millions in damage. The court ruled that the mismanagement leading to the restaurant’s failure was not intentional or fraudulent. The verdict was delivered at 9am, today, February 15, at the…

  • Thailand News

    Customers dine and dash, leaving Chon Buri restaurateur in a stew (video)

    A restaurant owner in Chon Buri province is seeking justice after 20 customers refused to pay a 15,000 baht bill for food and drink. The customers claimed the cuisine was poor despite enjoying the abode’s ambience for over four hours. The restaurant owner, Ancharika, filed a complaint at Bang Lamung Police Station yesterday, February 12. She accused a go-go bar…

  • Thailand News

    Sri Racha restaurant owner falls victim to catering scam

    Pa Restaurant in Bang Phra subdistrict of Sri Racha, Chon Buri, has become the latest victim of a catering reservation scam that left the owner out of pocket. The restaurant owner, 55 year old Udom recounted his plight to the media on February 1, aiming to expose the scammers. A mysterious caller, posing as a prospective customer, expressed a keen…

  • Thailand News

    Pad Haggis sparks fusion frenzy at Edinburgh’s Ting Thai restaurant

    Popular Edinburgh eatery Ting Thai is set to redefine Burns Night celebrations with its daring culinary creation, the Pad Haggis. This limited edition dish, born from the success of Ting Thai’s trendsetting Pad Thai, promises a fiery twist to the traditional Scottish supper. Exclusively available through the Deliveroo app from January 23, the Pad Haggis is poised to add an…

  • Press Room

    Experience the Mediterranean haven of View Bangkok Rooftop Bar and Restaurant

    Amidst the perpetual buzz of Bangkok, immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of Bangkok’s skyline, sunset and live performances. With unparalleled views that make you feel like you’re seated within the heart of the city across three distinct areas: social dining, bar & grooving, and chilling. View reveals itself as an unexpected oasis, beckoning you to embark on a journey…

  • Thailand News

    Pattaya’s stinky scandal: Indian restaurant responsible for foul smell

    The air near Phra Tamnak Hill in Pattaya recently turned putrid, leaving residents fuming over an unrelenting foul smell since yesterday, January 2. Suspected to emanate from a deluge of waste clogging up the drainage system, fingers are pointing at a nearby unnamed Indian eatery, accused of sidestepping proper waste disposal. Despite two complaints lodged with the Pattaya Municipal Office…

  • Best Bites

    Best restaurants to try in Central Embassy

    Celebrating Christmas and New Year with your loved ones at the bustling heart of Bangkok, Central Embassy, a hub not only for high-end shopping but also for a vast selection of gastronomy that tantalizes every kind of taste bud. Whether you have a penchant for global cuisine or a hankering for local delicacies, there’s something to satisfy your cravings. Here’s…

  • Thailand News

    Honesty prevails: Seafood restaurant staff’s noble act returns lost fortune to tourists

    In a heartwarming twist of fate, a group of tourists, seemingly from the Middle East, narrowly escaped a financial catastrophe after leaving behind a bag loaded with 9,275 Dirhams and 105 US Dollars, totalling around 100,000 baht at the renowned Moom Aroi seafood restaurant in the Na Kluea area. On the evening of December 13, two women and two men…

  • Thailand News

    Hot pot buffet shifts to cashless payments from January 2024

    The renowned Hot Pot Buffet restaurant chain announced a shift in its payment methods, heralding the onset of a cashless society. As of January 1 next year, customers in Thailand can no longer pay with cash but must opt for credit card payments or QR code scanning. As society becomes increasingly cashless, many businesses have adapted their payment systems. They…

  • Thailand News

    Intoxicated woman disrobes and pees in middle of a Chinese restaurant

    A woman heavily intoxicated in a restaurant in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, caused a stir by undressing and urinating in full view of other patrons. The shocking incident was captured and shared online, sparking widespread concern and reminding people of the dangers of excessive drinking. In the heart of a bustling eatery in Shenzhen, a woman lost control of herself after…

  • Events

    Peninsula Bangkok: festive feasts and holiday stay offers

    For decades, The Peninsula Bangkok has served as a cherished “holiday home” to guests during the Christmas and New Year’s seasons. At this special time of year, travellers from around the world – as well as local Bangkok residents – converge at the resort along the Chao Phraya River to take part in an array of festive meals, performances, activities,…

  • Thailand News

    Chai Nat: Thai police chief orders arrest of loan shark at somtum restaurant

    The National Police Chief ordered the arrest of two people linked to a debt collection gang, who vandalised a somtum restaurant in Chai Nat province. The owner of the establishment had registered to resolve her informal debts, leading to repercussions from the loan sharks. This event has led to wider investigations targeting loan sharks and other offenders involved in informal…

  • Food

    Le Meridien Phuket Mai Khao Beach Resort unveils stylish and sustainable new dining venues

    Le Méridien Phuket Mai Khao Beach Resort, which brings culturally-infused hospitality to a secluded stretch of Phuket’s sunset coast, is inviting diners to discover four of the island’s newest and most exciting dining venues, which blend culinary creativity with sustainability to create memorable moments. Led by its highly skilled Executive Chef, Apisit (“Bomb”) Chaichana, who was born and raised in…

  • Food

    Gourmet Market EMSPHERE: a new culinary destination opens in Thailand

    Gourmet Market, the premium supermarket and WORLD CLASS GOURMET DESTINATION invites all to experience the largest and ultimate dining kingdom at the new hot hit branch, EMSPHERE. This grand launch sets its mood and tone under the concept “HANG NEVER OVER: Shop, Taste, Chill, and Repeat”, which offers a unique shopping phenomenon with an assembly of ingredients and fabulous delectable…

  • Things To Do

    Celebrate festive season with Marriott Bonvoy’s dining in Thailand

    Marriott Bonvoy is ringing in the holiday season in Thailand with an amazing array of festive dining experiences for hotel guests and residents who want to come together and celebrate Christmas and New Year in style. With more than 50 hotels and resorts all across the kingdom, including popular destinations such as Bangkok, Phuket, Koh Samui, Hua Hin, Krabi and…

  • Food

    Experience French baking at its finest at Blue by Alain Ducasse Bakery Boutique

    Michelin-starred restaurant Blue by Alain Ducasse is thrilled to announce the grand opening of its first bakery boutique, the Blue by Alain Ducasse Bakery Boutique. This exquisite bakery is located on the ground floor of ICONSIAM, Bangkok’s global destination at the Chao Phraya riverside. Blue Bakery Boutique brings the renowned French culinary expertise of legendary chef Alain Ducasse to Asia’s…

  • Best of

    Lop Buri’s top eats: Best restaurants in Lop Buri

    Lop Buri, a province in Thailand, is a treasure trove of culinary delights. It’s known for its rich history and delectable food. If you’re planning a visit, you’re in for a treat. Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best restaurants that will tantalize your taste buds. 1. Bua Luang Restaurant In the bustling city of Lop Buri, Bua Luang…

  • Thailand News

    Central Thailand: Thai Revenue Department clarifies controversial Huai Khwang restaurant raid

    The Revenue Department has clarified the controversial issue involving six men, alleged to be its officials, who raided a restaurant in Huai Khwang district and seized a liquor license. The department has assured there was no ill intention behind the action and it was conducted in good faith today. Pakapoom Tantanaserikul, Secretary of the Department, acting as Deputy Spokesperson, yesterday revealed…

  • Thailand News

    Thai barbecue restaurant’s prawn policy sparks online sensation

    A viral sensation has struck the online world as a Thai-style barbecue restaurant in Khon Kaen province, called Nay Tawng Moo Kata, posted a sign prohibiting customers from using the communal mortar to crush fresh prawns. The restaurant fears potential allergic reactions, instead advising clients to mix their own at their tables. Nay Tawng Moo Kata, a buffet-style barbecue restaurant, sparked…

  • Thailand News

    Noodle apology: Ichiran stirs controversy with ‘not-so-fresh’ pop-up in Thailand

    Renowned Japanese ramen restaurant Ichiran issued an apology following criticisms and confusion over its pop-up store in Thailand. The restaurant admitted that the ramen they served was not fresh but dry, with the soup base imported from Japan. Their statement aimed to clarify the misunderstanding, expressing regret for any communication errors. The pop-up store, which attracted ramen enthusiasts and influencers for…

  • Phuket Travel

    Chao Leh Kitchen wins Tripadvisor ‘Best of the Best’ award, being ranked #8 in the ‘Top 10 Everyday Eats Restaurants’ in Thailand

    Chao Leh Kitchen, the vibrant all-day dining destination at Four Points by Sheraton Patong Beach Resort, has been named as the 8th best restaurant in Thailand for “Everyday Eats,” in the Tripadvisor 2023 Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best Awards! Bright and inviting, with a relaxed yet energetic vibe, Chao Leh Kitchen delights diners every day with its authentic Thai,…

  • China News

    Unexpected kiss in Chinese restaurant sparks online debate (video)

    An unexpected incident in a Chinese restaurant sparked a heated online debate where closed-circuit camera footage captured a man being forcefully kissed by a female stranger. The man appears visibly confused after the incident, while the woman calmly leaves the scene. The woman’s behaviour has been widely condemned online, with many believing she has sexually violated the man. The incident…

  • Crime News

    Burglary at roadside restaurant in Ban Bueng shocks community

    An incident of burglary at a roadside restaurant in Ban Bueng, Chon Buri, shocked the community today at 9am. The local police, led by Police Captain Suradet Imjai, swiftly responded to the scene. Their investigation revealed that the suspect, identified as 37 year old Sanchai, also known as Ton, was a familiar face who had been previously helped by the…

  • Food

    Latest Recipe’s new buffet concept: Pizza, Pasta, and More

    Endless slices of pizza and unlimited plates of pasta… need we say more? That means sinking your teeth into as many pizza slices as you want and indulging in as many servings of al dente penne as your heart desires. But at Latest Recipe at Le Méridien Bangkok, the gastronomic journey doesn’t stop with pizza and pasta. Their mouthwatering international…

  • Thailand News

    Noodle shocker: Young man stir-fries his emotions after being billed 300 baht in Don Mueang

    A young man was taken aback when he was charged 300 baht for a plate of stir-fried noodles at a restaurant in Don Mueang. The page Sai Mai Tong Rot (Sai Mai Must Survive) posted a clip of the incident, showing the customer arguing about the high price of the dish. The restaurant justified the cost by stating they used…

  • Thailand News

    High stakes eats: BBQ restaurant on hunt for sharp-dressed dine & dashers

    A renowned barbecue pork restaurant is seeking ten well-dressed customers who dined and dashed, leaving a bill worth over 4,000 baht unpaid. The establishment has given a three-day deadline for the culprits to come forward before legal action is taken. This incident occurred at the famed Warehouse Seafood Grill Buffet in Ubon Ratchathani on October 30. The barbecue pork restaurant…

  • Crime News

    High-end restaurants warned of new scam involving bogus wine shop and fake reservations

    A new kind of scam targeting upscale restaurants has been exposed. Scammers posing as customers reserve tables, deceiving eateries into buying wine from bogus shops. The TikTok account, ambersmixedfamily, shared a video warning about this new type of con targeting high-priced restaurants. Ammy, the account owner, shared a chat conversation where a man approached the restaurant via Line, a messaging…

  • World News

    Vietnamese restaurant’s eating challenge sparks outrage as owner gripes over girl’s win

    A restaurant’s promotional eating challenge in Vietnam has sparked controversy on social media. The challenge involved consuming two trays of fried chicken within 90 minutes, with the reward being five million dong. However, the owner’s reaction to a young girl completing the challenge has ignited criticism from netizens. Restaurants often create promotions or games to attract customers, setting various rules…

  • Food

    Blue by Alain Ducasse presents The Artisanal Panettone by Chef Christophe Grilo

    Michelin-starred French restaurant Blue by Alain Ducasse is thrilled to introduce the launch of a delightful culinary masterpiece, a handcrafted panettone. Created by Executive Pastry & Artisan Baker Christophe Grilo, the panettone is made with only the finest ingredients and then slow-fermented, resulting in a sweet treat that is light, airy, and full of flavour. The making of this irresistible…

  • Politics News

    Thai MP has beef with beef restaurant that calls him scum

    In an unusual incident, a Member of Parliament found himself on the receiving end of a vulgar slur. The slur was scribed on a delivery package from a renowned beef restaurant, which was ordered by the MP himself, creating a whirlwind of controversy. Piyarat Chongthep, the offended MP in question, represents the Phra Khanong Bangna area of Bangkok. He is…