Saawaan Restaurant, Sathorn, Bangkok.

When I was in Bangkok recently for the Re:Food forum, I was lucky enough to snag an invitation to the opening of Saawaan, a new Thai fine dining restaurant in Sathorn, helmed by Chef Sujira “Aom” Pongmorn, who has worked in fine dining kitchens across Bangkok from the Mandarin Oriental, Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin, The House on Sathorn,…

Baan – Thai Family Recipes, Wireless Road, Bangkok.

A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America (the other CIA) Chef “Ton” Thitid Tassanakajohn worked in several famed New York restaurants, including Eleven Madison Park, Jean Georges & The Modern, before returning home to Bangkok, where he has fast earned a reputation as one of Bangkoks most talented young chefs. After winning high praise for…

La Dotta, Thonglor Soi 9, Bangkok

 I’m a huge fan of Choti & Debby, the owners of Vesper and il Fumo, so when I heard they had opened a third restaurant, La Dotta, I knew I would have to find an excuse to visit Bangkok sooner rather than later. Like the brilliant Padella in London, La Dotta specialises in pasta and…

Soul food 555 @ The Commons, Thonglor, Bangkok

During the almost two years that I lived in Bangkok, Soul Food Mahanakorn was one of the restaurants that I not only enjoyed the most, but visited the most frequently and when I learned that they had opened a second, smaller restaurant “Soulfood 555” at the newly opened “The Commons” in Thonglor, I was excited…