Rarb

            A tiny place decorated similarly to local Thai-style construction site which really sets up the mood for Isaan food. It’s all about delectable meaty Isaan dishes (no somtum here) and creative specials from chef Chalermpon ‘Van’ Rohitratana using quality ingredients and occasionally rare local finds from other provinces or…

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Teens of Thailand

Among the herbs and spices that fill the air of Soi Nana couldn’t make it a better place to drink something botanical. Inside this shadowy cool bare-bone shophouse delivers an unpretentious gin experience and straightforward service.It’s always enjoyable to find the changing of furniture and art pieces or any implementations within the space that gives…

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Through The Menu: Modern Classic, Vesper

Before Vesper undergone its development earlier this month. The group bar Manager Supawit ‘Palm’ Muttarattana added this menu in August. Aiming to offer more options for customers to learn more about post-prohibition cocktails recognized as ‘Modern Classic’ and there are 15 of them (at that time). He tried to pay homage to the original recipe…

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Rabbit Hole

This vertical burrow watering hole has its charming interior of sleek steampunk social club where every corner teases a possibility of interaction. However, on the first floor at the long black marble top and backdrop of fully stashed pink gold drawers is where the hype emanated. Consistently packed, highly energetic with actively dynamic surrounding as…

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Hennessy ‘Le Grand Voyage’ NYC

            I brought myself to a dim light street full of warehouses in the Industry Park in Brooklyn. There was only one warehouse lit with red light where an unmarked door led to a reception. You are given a golden chip before beginning the tour.          …

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Backstage Cocktail Bar

            Located within theater-themed boutique hotel Playhaus in Thonglor. Their specials of the night or week are always written on the mirrors but bespoke drinks are also warmly welcome here. The atmosphere is playfully relaxed in comfortably compact space whether at the bar or on a sofa.      …

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Tender Observation: Kitibordee Chortubtim (Gov)

Kitibordee Chortubtim (Gov) กิติบดี ช่อทับทิม (กอล์ฟ)             At first glance, his straight face and quick glare might intimidate you to keep distances. He likes to keep himself mysterious and it’s all up to you to explore it.             He doesn’t talk much as he thinks,…

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Through The Menu: Tiki Nashi, Zuma Bangkok

            I must say I seldom go to hotel bars in Bangkok and I have never been to the bar at Zuma until Pailin ‘Milk’ Sajjanit moved there. In June, I dropped by for their newly launched menu ‘Tiki Nashi Cocktails’.             This menu is inspired…

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Half-day harvesting in Thumb’s Suburban Farm

There are no rules on the ingredient of choices for cocktails. Many bars have sourced their fresh ingredients from market, suppliers, supermarkets or even imported. I know some who have grown on their own on a small-scale at their houses. Thus, when I first tasted spearmint on top of a glass I was drinking at…

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Through The Menu: Sip Some Thai, Eat Me, Bangkok

            Eat Me has never been shy on the combination of flavors and cuisines. Over years, the bar on the ground floor went through a transformative period and became more serious about cocktails and spirits. It is noticeable they have strengthen their selections and direction. Additionally, connection and collaboration with…

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