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,…

Burma Bistro, Merchants Road, Yangon.

My first visit to Burma Bistro was not what I would call a roaring success, although the restaurant was open, there were still building works ongoing and it seemed that they had hurried to open, when another week or two spent on finishing the restaurant, and staff training, would have done them the world of…

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…