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Khao Chair

  Summer (March & April) means Khao Chair in Thailand & Htamine Thangyian in Myanmar/Burma. This exquisite dish of Mon origin centers around rice in floral-imbued iced water, but originally scented by sandalwood. Accompanied by a plethora of sweetened meats, a Thai version of chilli relleno covered with egg lace, battered kapi/shrimp paste balls, exquisitely […]

Gaggan

With accolades for being one of Asia’s top 10 restaurants from William Reed Media, Gagan is on most foodie’s “must” lists. And to tempt diners to eat expensive modernist Indian instead of the world’s best cheap Thai tucker, is an accolade in itself. Alas, service here fails miserably. Our first impression was of Gaggan’s colonial […]

Supanniga Eating Room

  THAILAND: We’ve long been fans of Supanniga resort in provincial Khon Kaen, and especially its rarefied cookery stressing the best in local ingredients. ¬† Now it’s Bangkok’s turn to learn what all the fuss is about. ¬†Here at¬†Supanniga Eating Room on trendy Thong Lor (Sikhumvit soi 55) ¬†owner ¬†Thanaruek Laoraowirodge¬†has achieved what other places […]