With fall arriving, all I see on facebook from friends is talk of cold weather, Christmas hating pumpkin spice lattes, and Patti Labelle pies. As much as I miss my family, I can’t say I’m particularly missing home this week. Bangkok on the other hand knows no chill, whether it’s the relentlessly hot weather or the endless […]
Food Photo: Homemade bread and tender sautéed baby octopus on a bed of potatoes and onions, topped with basalmic reduction (pulpa a la plancha con patatas panaderas) Food Photo: Tender grilled portobello mushrooms with garlic (portobello a la plancha) Food Photo: Bacon wrapped asparagus with romesco (esparragos envueltos en bacon) Food Photo: Imported, dry aged and thin sliced jamón ibérico with […]
There’s always lines during lunch time on Bangkok’s Soi Convent Rd. The short street has phenomenal street food and the hawkers are made of some pretty enterprising people. It’s often overlooked when people write about Bangkok street food and there’s a variety of things on offer from traditional noodles to random fads like popcorn and […]
On my last visit to Taburete, the tiny and awesome tapas restaurant near Emporium, I was determined to try one of their Spanish beers. I was there to meet friends for quick, pre-game tapas run before heading to a bigger dinner. Even though we intended to only visit briefly, so many things on the menu looked and […]
Hidden in a nook of normally negligible shops which take up the small space you approach before reaching Emporium’s side entrance and taxi stand is Taburete, a new Spanish tapas joint. Walk too briskly down Sukhumvit 24 and you’ll miss it! I first heard of Taburete when they applied to participate in our most recent […]
Funnily, this is that special time of year where everyone in the city is whispering coup and rumors of war. With all the action in certain places in Bangkok, at times your attention is drawn away from the slow approach of things quietly formidable in plain sight. Such is the nature of Spanish tapas in […]
Always rotating, the Spanish style tortillas at Opposite Mess Hall change regularly. On this particular evening I dropped in after working nearby, saw tongue on the menu and thought I’d have a go. How’s she look? Read my full review on the recent opening of Opposite Mess Hall on Eating Thai Food.