Where to Eat in Phuket, Thailand.

Back when I entered Thailand in October of last year (2021) travellers had the option to quarantine in a hotel room in Bangkok, or enter via what was called the “Phuket Sandbox” where you had to have. a covid test on arrival in Phuket (as well as before you left your home country – up…

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…