Lifestyle Curators for Thailand + Southeast Asia

August 2013

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By Earth Saiswang. Roger Wu, Thai Guru /Travel Writer/TV Host. Roger Wu runs a very popular website for the Chinese market called He also writes guidebooks for the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Hong Kong office. He is no Jacky Chan, but

Amazing find? Overrated fluke? Sample Jok Tor Dieow for yourself. TEXT By Percy Roxas Photos By Kib Jarmmaree Adventurous Thai foodies praise to high heavens the restaurant, which shot to worldwide fame via a TV show titled, “Bizarre Foods.” On the other

The Kitchen Table reinforces belief there is need for art even in casual hotel dining. By Emmi Laine Sometimes the fundamental reason to like a restaurant is not because of their magnificent food or their impeccable service but instead their exceptional concept

A dark, moody ‘workshop’ space where diners eat some of Bangkok's better burgers while sipping carefully concocted cocktails, Iron Fairies Thonglor epitomizes the Sutton formula. By Paul Cypert You can't really call yourself a Bangkok Foodie and not have dined or sipped

Opposite Mess Hall follows a regular theme; food that people understand. By Emmi Laine A massive orange balloon hangs heavy in the air and flickers light into a mini-soi from Sukhumvit 51 in Thonglor. I look closer and notice the asymmetrical shape:

At District Grill Room and Bar, the emphasis is on premium cut steak but many other details make it an easy standout. The Lookeast Team Bangkok may be relatively light-years away from New York (NY) with regards to being a city of

New Zuma GM says his main objectives are to increase Zuma's popularity and the number of guests walking through its doors. By Laurence Civil A new general manager recently took over the reins at Zuma, the contemporary Japanese restaurant at the lobby

With an expected growth of 50 hotels per year in Asia-Pacific, Starwood’s operation in the region is no doubt accelerating. By Percy Roxas The global expansion of Starwood Hotels & Resorts group is currently in its strongest pace in Asia-Pacific. Starwood has

Sansiri offers more than just bricks and mortar; it offers a stylish brand that is synonymous to sophisticated lifestyle. By Laurence Civil & Percy Roxas ‘Sansiri’ needs no introduction. It is the name of one of Thailand's leading property developers for

DoubleTree by Hilton promises to go above and beyond to make a guest really feel cared for. Every hotel cares for its guests, but some hotels care more than others. One new Bangkok hotel that proves this is DoubleTree by Hilton

Exquisite “ICE” cocktails Distil Bar, The Dome’s superior exclusive bar on the 64th floor of Tower Club at lebua, introduces an exquisite selection of “Ice” cocktails this month. “Ice” features a variety of five extraordinary cocktails created by talented mixologist, Ronald

L'Atelier Maitre Albert gathers people from around the world for one of their best meals in Paris. Located on the south bank just across the Notre Dame, but still far enough from the busy touristy streets in St Michele, L'Atelier Maître

Mentiona "Mandarin Oriental,” and images of impeccable service immediately comes to mind. My guess is many think of a fan, the characteristic black and white shape, which is the brand of this Hong Kong-based group of international luxury hotels. Few, however