Thailand
Great Cheap Thai Dining Near Pantip Plaza - Mama's, Bangkok

Great Cheap Thai Dining Near Pantip Plaza – Mama’s, Bangkok

If you ever find yourself shopping for bootlegs computer accessories at Pantip Plaza in Bangkok, do yourself a favor and skip out on the foreigner friendly fast food chains and S&P (I’m not knocking S&P) found on the ground level. Instead walk across the street to Soi Som...
Learn from the Chef – Healthy Spa Cuisine from Kai Mueller, Kamalaya Koh Samui, Thailand

Learn from the Chef – Healthy Spa Cuisine from Kai Mueller, Kamalaya Koh Samui, Thailand

Healthy Spa Recipes from our favourite holistic spa As part of our Health & Wellness 2010 Series From the age of 5, Kai had a passion for cooking. He started early with his first job in the kitchen at an Austrian ski resort at the age of 16...
6 Course French Tasting Menu at Amantee, Bangkok, Thailand

6 Course French Tasting Menu at Amantee, Bangkok, Thailand

A very special New Year’s Eve at Amantee We decided to spend Christmas and New Year’s in Thailand this year. It was time to totally chill out and honestly I have yet to find a better place than Thailand for complete relaxation. But we still wanted to do...
Asian Holistic Therapies at Kamalaya Wellness Retreat, Koh Samui, Thailand

Asian Holistic Therapies at Kamalaya Wellness Retreat, Koh Samui, Thailand

An endless array of holistic therapies at this tranquil island spa I generally have a rule of not visiting the same place twice. I prefer to expand my horizons and challenge myself to see and do new things. However, I recently returned to Kamalaya in Koh Samui. Our...
Thai Spa and Massage in Bangkok, Sivara Spa at Amari Hotel

Thai Spa and Massage in Bangkok, Sivara Spa at Amari Hotel

A modern oasis of calm on bustling Petchaburi Road I have said it before, but will say it again….I believe spa treatments are not a luxury, but rather an integral part of taking care of oneself. Not only do they promote relaxation, but depending on the treatment one...
Learn from the Chef - Arijit Ghosh Executive Chef Cafe 11, Bangkok

Learn from the Chef – Arijit Ghosh Executive Chef Cafe 11, Bangkok

Signature dish “Surf & Turf Indiana” recipe after the jump. When working for Lookeast Magazine I had the chance to sit and talk with many Bangkok chefs. One of these was Arijit Ghosh, then new Executive Chef at Café 11. He’s a soft-spoken, gentle chef in an age...
Trader Vic's Sunday Brunch Spread - Bangkok, Thailand

Trader Vic’s Sunday Brunch Spread – Bangkok, Thailand

Like HCMC today, the Bangkok foreigner scene of old thrived close to the river. These days, however, I never really think to set foot down there. It’s the kind of place you visit once, the first time you come to the city… King’s Palace, check. Emerald & Reclining...
Thai Style Grilled Chicken and Som Tam - Hai Somtam Convent, Bangkok

Thai Style Grilled Chicken and Som Tam – Hai Somtam Convent, Bangkok

Anyone who’s ever talked to me about dining in Bangkok knows my passion for spreading the word of Soi Polo Chicken. You’d think that’s the only chicken I ever eat in Bangkok. As much as I’d love their beautiful fried garlic encrusted chicken every day of the week…...
Pub Breakfast in Bangkok, The Robinhood Pub on Sukhumvit Road

Pub Breakfast in Bangkok, The Robinhood Pub on Sukhumvit Road

An unlikely place for breakfast on Bangkok’s Sukhumvit Road I first discovered The Robinhood Pub when I lived across the street at Emporium Suites. For me it was a go to place for a beer with friends or to watch a game. It’s just your typical unpretentious, down-to-earth...
Rooftop Italian in Bangkok, Vicolo 4 in Silom Soi 4

Rooftop Italian in Bangkok, Vicolo 4 in Silom Soi 4

Homestyle, satisfying Italian served alfresco on a cozy Silom rooftop terrace Vicolo 4 opened in 2008…however, unless you know Silom Soi 4 well, it’s not really the kind of place one stumbles upon. It’s tucked away on the second floor over top of a bar with very little...
Comfort Thai Food at P Kitchen Sukhumvit Soi 18 Bangkok

Comfort Thai Food at P Kitchen Sukhumvit Soi 18 Bangkok

Everyone who lives in Bangkok has a stable of restaurants from which they choose their meals throughout the day. First there’s the fruit stand where one will grab some fresh pineapple or mamuang on the way to the office. Then there’s the street stall near the office where...
Traditional Thai Food at Thanying, Bangkok, Thailand

Traditional Thai Food at Thanying, Bangkok, Thailand

Royal Thai Cuisine from the recipes of the Sukhothai Palace kitchen Paul had been telling me about this place for ages…the former soap opera star owner and the recipes from the Sukhothai Palace. He raved about the pure and traditional preparation and presentation of Thai food, the gracious...