Lifestyle Curators for Thailand + Southeast Asia

January 2015

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Another stylish brunch and cocktail café set to rock Located on Sukhumvit 49 under the well-known nightclub Grease, the hospitality gurus behind the Sapparot Group (sapparot meaning “pineapple” in Thai), have set into another new expansion within the company. Based on

Kiwi foodies advertise the undeniable appeal of New Zealand cuisine. by Thomas SturrockDiners in Bangkok may not immediately know what to expect when they come across a restaurant serving “New Zealand cuisine.” But upon entering Kai (●142/22–23 Sathorn Soi 12; 02

The freshly opened A.R. Sutton & Co Engineers Siam stamps a seal of refinement on the Ekkamai area, and returns Ashley Sutton to the forefront of the Bangkok bar scene by Richard McleishAdding a sense of colonial-era sophistication to lower Ekkamai

Lenzi Tuscan Kitchen has arrived in town with more than just delicious Italian ingredients … by Laurence Civil Francesco Lenzi has recently opened his own restaurant, Lenzi Tuscan Kitchen (●69/1-2 Ruamrudee 2, Bangkok; 02 001 0116;, serving up his unique Tuscan

Experts taste the pulse of Bangkok’s food and drink scene today – and tell us about the dramatic changes that have entirely reshaped it. by Thomas SturrockBangkok’s food and drink scene has undergone a drastic transformation in recent years. It was,

The Indian holistic healing organization, Shiv Yog, is coming to Bangkok this month to give hands-on training on self-healing. by Parmesh ChopraOver the last decade or so, physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual stress has affected mankind like never before. To nullify

How did polo come all the way from Persia to Thailand? by Alexander Eeckhout From Persia to India to Great Britain to Argentina to Thailand. Polo has definitely traveled a good deal of miles before conquering the world. The game of kings

Why super-regional mall Megabangna is the ultimate family shopping destination in Bangkok. by Percy Roxas When Megabangna (●02 105 1000; opened in 2012, it was billed as the largest low-rise shopping mall in Southeast Asia. Other malls in the region might

Plagued by political unrest, military coups, and a drop in tourism, the newly-appointed minister of Tourism and Sports has taken on the monumental task of ensuring safety, promoting new destinations, and revitalizing traditional Thai ways. Meet minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul. by Tuptim