restaurants

  • Thailand News

    Singapore CEO wins hearts washing dishes himself

    The CEO of FairPrice Group from Singapore took the corporate world by surprise with his unconventional approach to leadership. Henry Chu wasn’t content with merely issuing orders from the boardroom, instead, he made headlines by rolling up his sleeves and getting involved in the day-to-day operations of the company’s restaurants, including cooking and washing dishes—a move that has garnered widespread admiration.…

  • Thailand News

    Family caught faking issue for discount at Bangkok shabu eatery

    The manager of a renowned shabu restaurant in Bangkok revealed that a deceptive family was caught on camera sneaking tissue paper into a hotpot, causing a scene that led to a discounted bill and damaged the restaurant’s reputation. The incident, which occurred on Wednesday, prompted customers to leave, nearly emptying the establishment. The latest update revealed details of the incident…

  • Thailand Hotels

    Discover Bangkok’s finest contemporary Italian Cuisine with Rossini’s enticing new à la carte menu

    Rossini’s, the Michelin Guide ristorante at Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok is raising the bar for gastronomy in the Thai capital with a striking new à la carte menu that blends the rich, centuries-old traditions of Italian cuisine with unique contemporary elements. Chef Giacomo Vinci, the hotel’s exciting new Executive Sous Chef, has curated a series of…

  • Thailand News

    Boom Mookatha pauses free meal campaign following exploitation

    Yutthaphum Kaewkhem, also known as Boom Mookatha, recently expressed disappointment over his social campaign, which offered free meals to pregnant women, disabled people, children, older, and rescuers at his hotpot restaurant. His goodwill, however, was exploited, leaving him deeply disheartened. Boom revealed that he allowed these groups to eat for free at his restaurant, Toey Katha, for the past three…

  • Thailand News

    Culinary triumph: Thailand’s gastronomic scene sizzles with 2024 Michelin Guide debut

    In a culinary coup, Thailand‘s gastronomic landscape has been transformed with the unveiling of the 2024 Michelin Guide. This year, the nation welcomes two groundbreaking two-star restaurants, Baan Tepa and GAA, alongside an impressive six new one-star establishments. But the real star power lies in the hands of two remarkable female chefs, Chef Chudaree Debhakam, aka Tam, of Baan Tepa…

  • Food

    Myanmar on a plate: Discover Bangkok’s Burmese restaurants

    Bangkok, a melting pot of gastronomic delights, offers a culinary journey that spans the globe. Among the city’s diverse food scene, Burmese cuisine has carved out a niche, tantalising taste buds with its unique blend of flavours. Whether you’re a local food enthusiast or a traveller with a penchant for trying different cuisines, the Burmese restaurants in Bangkok promise an…

  • Food

    10 Best restaurants in Ekkamai and Thonglor

    If you find yourself in Ekkamai with an appetite, you’re in for a treat. The up-and-coming neighbourhood is full of fantastic restaurants that cater to every palate, from authentic and innovative Thai food to Italian and Cajun and Creole cuisine. But with so many to choose from, it can be hard to know which ones are worth a visit. So…

  • Best of

    Top 7 outdoor dining experiences in Bangkok

    In search of an idyllic dining spot in Bangkok that embraces the great outdoors? We have handpicked an array of 7 charming open-air eateries in Bangkok that invite you to revel in nature’s embrace while savouring your meal, free from artificial cooling. Each venue promises a serene dining affair that will please your palate as well as soothe your soul.…

  • Best of

    Elusively Exclusive: Best hard to book restaurants in Bangkok

    Restaurants in Bangkok are as plentiful as the people themselves. With a wide variety of cuisine, establishments, environments, and specialities, sometimes it feels impossible to choose which restaurant to eat at. However, within the over-saturation of eateries that can be found in the city, few restaurants have found themselves unique and special enough to stand out amongst the rest and…

  • Business News

    Sizzle and supersize: Sizzler and McDonald’s cook up expansion goals in Thailand

    Leading restaurant brands, Sizzler and McDonald’s are set on amplifying their reach, aiming to attract a wider range of customers and heighten patronage frequencies. The general manager of SLRT Co, Anirute David Collins, who oversees the operation of Sizzler Steakhouse, disclosed plans to inaugurate a Steak Lab concept Sizzler along Koh Samui’s coast on December 16. This restaurant expansion is…

  • Guides

    Antito – A zesty new resto-bar featuring creative Italian cuisine

    Eastin Grand Sathorn Bangkok is delighted to announce the Antito, a zesty new Resto-Bar by Michelin Chef Amerigo Tito Sesti, serving creative Italian cuisine in a relaxed poolside setting on the 14th floor with spectacular city views. Antito is a new concept for Bangkok and has been named from the merging of antipasti, meaning appetisers in Italian and highlights of…

  • Economy News

    Rice price hikes worry restaurant owners, some pass costs to diners

    Rice prices have begun to climb, causing restaurateurs concern about the cost of producing made-to-order meals. Despite this, some restaurants have opted not to increase prices, sympathising with their customers. They are instead appealing to the government to control the cost. The Ministry of Commerce directed related agencies to balance rice prices after a lull in rainfall from El Niño…

  • Food

    Best restaurants in Pattaya with breathtaking views

    Discover Pattaya’s best restaurants while gazing over a breathtaking view of Pattaya’s azure sea or glowing cityscape. An unrivalled experience that transcends the ordinary. What some would consider a daydream is a reality in these restaurants. Featuring delectable cuisine and boasting spectacular views, these hotspots offer a blend of taste with visual stimuli. Best restaurants in Pattaya with a view…

  • Guides

    5 amazing Khao Yai restaurants you must visit

    Nestled in the heart of Thailand, Khao Yai National Park is not only known for its stunning landscapes and wildlife but also for its culinary scene. Visitors are in for a treat as Khao Yai offers diverse dining options, from traditional Thai cuisine to international delicacies. In this article, we will explore five stunning Khao Yai restaurants. Here are 5…

  • Events

    Hyatt presents its first-ever signature restaurant week in Thailand

    Hyatt is taking over the local dining scene in Thailand this June as its hotels and resorts join forces for ‘HYATT Thailand Signature Restaurant Week 2023’. The first-ever dining collaboration shines a spotlight on top-rated signature restaurants of 7 Hyatt properties, from Western speciality cuisines of Park Hyatt Bangkok and Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok, the authentic Thai representation of Hyatt…

  • Business News

    Fast food slows down amid technology advancements and post-pandemic challenges

    Fast food restaurants have long been associated with swift service and short wait times. However, recently in Singapore, a student had to wait for around ninety minutes for her McDonald‘s meal, sparking debate online as to why the fast food industry appears to be slowing down despite the growing use of self-service technologies. The traditional fast food model of operation…

  • Best of

    Top 5 excellent Turkish restaurants in Bangkok

    When one thinks of Bangkok, the immediate thought is of a bustling metropolis, an eclectic mix of old and new, the timeless appeal of its temples and shrines, and of course, the globally-renowned Thai cuisine. Yet, the ever-evolving food scene in the capital of Thailand has continued to surprise and delight both tourists and locals alike. One such gem that…

  • Guides

    Restaurants and cafes you need to try in Chiang Mai

    Pack your bags, fellow food aficionados! We’re heading to Thailand’s charming city of Chiang Mai, where the food takes centre stage. Steeped in rich history and adorned with beautiful temples, this beautiful city boasts a vibrant atmosphere that perfectly complements its thriving food scene. Whether you’re an adventurous eater, a café connoisseur, or a comfort food lover, the restaurants and…

  • Crime News

    Phuket officials swoop on encroaching beach beds, umbrellas, and restaurants

    Phuket officials swooped on encroaching beach beds, umbrellas, and restaurants on a beach in the Thalang district yesterday. A team of officials led by Thalang District Chief Bancha Tanuin inspected Lay Phang Beach in Cherng Talay. The officials asked operators to remove beach beds and umbrellas from the beach. Even though many tourists enjoy these things, authorities say they lead…

  • Lifestyle

    6 Bangkok restaurants make the 51-100 list of Asia’s 50 Best

    Six Bangkok restaurants made the 51-100 list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants for 2023. The list was decided by the votes of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy, which comprises over 300 leaders made up of food writers, critics, chefs, restaurateurs, and regional culinary experts. The list features restaurants from 17 cities across the region, with Hong Kong leading with eight…

  • Covid-19 News

    Thai tour group in Hong Kong disappointed after being stuck dining in hotel room

    A 50-member Thai tour group to Hong Kong had a not-so-great experience after being forced to dine in hotel rooms due to current Covid-19 restrictions. The group was supposed to tour the city for four days and three nights as part of a new wave of tourists being welcomed. But, Hong Kong’s Covid measures have proved to be disappointing as…

  • World News

    Groups of 8 or more dining in Hong Kong required to Covid test

    A new Covid-19 regulation that came into effect yesterday in Hong Kong is drawing ire from groups of diners and restaurants. The new rule requires all members of any group of eight or more dining in restaurants to present a photo of a negative Covid test taken within 24 hours of dining or a text message confirmation of a negative…

  • Press Room

    Thailand’s Favourite Restaurants 2022 by Koktail to be presented by Siam Paragon

    Press Release Thailand’s Favourite Restaurants by Koktail, is partnering with Siam Paragon to host the most exciting culinary event ever in Bangkok. The event, “Thailand’s Favourite Restaurants by Koktail” will be held over two days from 27-28 August 2022 at Parc Paragon, Siam Paragon. The event is open to the public from 11 am until 9 pm on Saturday 27th…

  • Things To Do

    Dreamy rooftop restaurants in Bangkok with epic views

    Glittering temples, skyscrapers, and the Chao Phraya River — Bangkok’s skyline has it all. And although there are endless amazing restaurants to spend a day or night out over delicious meals, dining in a rooftop restaurant while taking in the magnificent skyline of Bangkok might seal the deal. Below, we’ve compiled the best rooftop restaurants in Bangkok offering delicious food,…

  • Thailand News

    Pork sashimi can kill you, warns Thailand’s Department of Health

    A Japanese restaurant in Bangkok has raw pork on the menu, but Thailand’s Department of Health is begging people not to eat it. After a photo of the restaurant’s menu went viral on social media, eating “pork sashimi” became Thailand’s latest trend. But eating raw pork can actually kill you, warns the department. Raw pork contains harmful pathogens that are…

  • Thailand News

    Restaurant in northern Thailand promises to sell 3 baht noodles despite inflation

    A restaurant in the northern province of Chiang Mai promises to keep serving 3 baht noodles, despite the cost of ingredients being higher than ever. The restaurant’s owner Thawat Pirata said he hasn’t increased the price of noodles in 34 years and doesn’t plan to. The 64 year old owner of noodle shop Kway Teow Sam Baht – or “3…

  • Covid-19 News

    Thailand target reopening of bars on June 1

    The Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha today sits down with a virus task force that includes the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration, and Ministry of Public Health to consider the reopening of pubs, bars and restaurants in Thailand’s green zones. A Ministry of Public Health source revealed that as the pandemic situation is getting better, health officials were contemplating introducing green…

  • Bangkok News

    9 of Thailand’s restaurants ranked on “Asia’s 50 Best” list, all in Bangkok

    “Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants” has included nine restaurants in Thailand on its 2022 list. The Thai restaurants featured on the list are located in Bangkok. While some of the restaurants serve traditional Thai cuisine, others serve international flavors, as well as fusion dishes. One restaurant, Le Du, serves Thai food with a French twist. Le Du ranks number 4 of…

  • Travel

    City Guide: Where to find the best pizza in Bangkok 2022

    Bangkok has a fantastic pizza market, with everything from pop ups to fine dining restaurants. Whether you want authentic Italian food, imported cheese, or crispy crusts, The Thaiger’s list of Bangkok’s greatest pizza establishments has you covered. 1. Peppina Peppina needs no introduction. It’s well-known for its authentic Neapolitan-style pizza. The dough has a fluffy texture, and is slightly stretchy,…

  • Pattaya News

    Pattaya braces for reopening of “Walking Street” ahead of the US troops visit

    Pattaya City’s officials met with more than 30 local business owners on Saturday to discuss preventive measures and regulations to reopen the famous “Walking Street” ahead of a planned US troops visit weeks ahead. Around 2,000 soldiers are expected to visit this month for the Cobra Gold military exercise. The discussions come just as Chon Buri prepares to welcome an…