Author Archive: admin

rss feed Facebook

Prime Millenium Hilton

Prime Millenium Hilton

Not many steak houses come with a view like Prime, located on at the Millennium Hilton.  At the lobby, we took a glass elevator to the 3rd floor. The walk way leads to 2 very interesting outlets; Maya a unique Thai restaurant with a very interesting Thai contemporary dance and Prime; the ultra chic steak […]

| December 16, 2011 | 0 Comments
×
Benihana Pattaya Sunday Brunch

Benihana Pattaya Sunday Brunch

Address:Benihana Pattaya Sunday Brunch, Pattaya Marriott Resort & Spa, 218-2-4 Beach Road, Pattaya City, Chonburi 20150, Thailand Phone: (66) 38 412120 extension 1395 Text/photo: Vasin Srivarathanabul Benihana is a Japanese tepanyaki restaurant chain originated from the US. It includes a show with the dining experience. There are 2 branches in Thailand. The Bangkok one is […]

| December 16, 2011 | 0 Comments
×
nahm a Thai name spelled in English

nahm a Thai name spelled in English

nahm Bangkok just opened in September 2010 at The Metropolitan Bangkok. It has an imported Australian chef David Thompson that has a Michelin star. He got the Michelin star from the Thai restaurant with the same name in London. ….That can be pretty confusing, let me try it again. The Australian chef opened a Thai […]

| December 16, 2011 | 0 Comments
×
Raya Restaurant and Seafood

Raya Restaurant and Seafood

Raya Restaurant and Seafood Address:Raya Resort Cha-am Thailand, 264/2 Ruamjitr Road, Cha-am, Petchaburi Thailand. 76120 Tel. 032 472 641-5. Email: snilklad@hotmail.com Text/photo: Vasin Srivarathanabul Raya is the new restaurant in Cha-am that has just soft launched in April. During that time new menus have been developed. The chef responsible for these menus is Chef Susie […]

| December 16, 2011 | 0 Comments
×
Sunday Jazzy Brunch at the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit

Sunday Jazzy Brunch at the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit

Address:Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit 250 Sukhumvit Road · Bangkok 10110 · Thailand Phone: 66 (0) 2 649 8888 Sundays from 11.30 – 15.00 hours Text/photo: Vasin Srivarathanabul There are many choices for Sunday brunches in Bangkok. You can find a whole bunch of them at five stars along the Chaopraya River and along Sukhumvit and Pleonchit […]

| December 16, 2011 | 0 Comments
×
Sea Fire Salt Anatara Phuket

Sea Fire Salt Anatara Phuket

On our recent visit to Phuket, we had a chance to dine at a place that had a salt sommelier. I am very familiar with a wine sommelier but not a salt sommelier. It was my first time which was very interesting. A salt sommelier is similar to a wine sommelier but what they do […]

| December 16, 2011 | 0 Comments
×
Los Cabos

Los Cabos

There are only few Mexican joints in Bangkok.  From all of them this is one of the more upscale place in terms of ambiance. Located on Sukhumvit soi 14, just a couple of steps from the Asoke BTS station. We went there one evening; the outside space was so nice with a water fountain and […]

| December 16, 2011 | 0 Comments
Ma Maison

Ma Maison

Ma Maison has just reopen its doors. It has been a French culinary institute for the pass 27 years in Bangkok.  Recently it has been changed to an Italian venue under the name of La Dolce Vita at Ma Maison. Now it has just reopened as a French under it’s original name Ma Maison. We […]

| December 16, 2011 | 0 Comments
Seafood market at the Peninsula

Seafood market at the Peninsula

Address:he Peninsula Bangkok 333 Charoennakorn Road Klongsan, Bangkok 10600 Thailand Telephone: +662861 2888 Text/photo: Vasin Srivarathanabul I try to avoid Sunday Brunches at five star hotels in Bangkok. Not that I don’t like it, but it does add the extra weight I’m trying to lose. It is always temping and most of the time I […]

| December 16, 2011 | 0 Comments
×
Sala Phuket Rooftop Dining

Sala Phuket Rooftop Dining

While driving to Maikhao beach, we saw an interesting advertisement of a restaurant the “SALA Rooftop”. It looked very appealing. So we made arrangement to try it out the following night. Arriving at the SALA Phuket Resort and  Spa, very noticeably the environment is very unique, composed of horizontol lines and elegant wall patterns. Walking […]

| December 16, 2011 | 0 Comments
×
Bo Innovations 2 Michelin Stars Hong Kong

Bo Innovations 2 Michelin Stars Hong Kong

Bo Innovation is well known for its’ obviously unique and sometimes absurd dishes. Made worldwide frame from the Hong Kong episode of Anthony Bordain’s  “No Reservations”. This episode was one of the best. When I saw it, I knew I had to come and see for myself what it is like. Visiting Hong Kong gave […]

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments
×
Bamboo Chic

Bamboo Chic

Address:40/5 Surawong Road Bangrak, Bangkok 10500 Tel:+66(0)2232 8888 Opens: 18.00 – 01.00 Text/photo: Vasin Srivarathanabul Bamboo Chic was our favorite place for late night Sashimi and creative cocktails, when they had a promotion called sushi after dark. Now they have a new promotion which is a buffet. We went there to find out what is […]

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments
×
Man Wah Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong

Man Wah Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong

Address:5 Connaught Road, Central Hong Kong Tel: +852 2522 0111,   email: mohkg-manwah@mohg.com Opening Hours:Lunch 12pm-2:30pm Dinner 6:30pm-10:30pm Text/photo: Vasin Srivarathanabul In Hong Kong, you can find good Cantonese food at every street corner. But to find one with class, and a perfect view would be a challenge. There are only a few with nice views, […]

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments
×
Felix Peninsula Hong Kong

Felix Peninsula Hong Kong

After entering the lobby area of the Peninsula Hong Kong, a very familiar ambiance hit me. It reminds me of the Bangkok Peninsula. It is not that it has similar design or decorations. It is totally different, Hong Kong is more classical, Bangkok is more modern. But both venues maintain a similiar character mostly in […]

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments
×
The Cream & Fudge Factory

The Cream & Fudge Factory

Address:Central World Plaza 999 Central World Plaza, 6th Floor. Rama 1 Rd., Patumwan, Bangkok 10330 Tel. : 02-646-1836 The Cream and Fudge Factory located on the 6th floor opposite Fuji restaurant and near Zen Department store. It has a nice open plan seating which looks out to the beautiful Atrium with an amazing free form […]

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments
×
La Tavola

La Tavola

When there is a new Italian restaurant in Bangkok we turn our heads, especially when it is at a new five star hotel in the Ratchaprasong area. We had to find out and do an in-depth review. I was there to also meet an old friend and catch up. The new hotel lobby is ultra […]

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments