I've eaten with friends and colleagues in all these restaurants in (greater) Bangkok. I'm no food expert, but I do know what I like! Many of my older reviews were also published in Japanese on newsclip.be タイ発ニュース速報. Whether you're after Thai food, or craving a Mexican taco, Japanese buffet or fish & chips, you can find it all here.

* A friendly WARNING: restaurants close, change and move regularly, so before you go make sure to check *

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Somboon Seafood Restaurant @ Surawong | สมบูรณ์โภชนา ****

The original fried curry crab is the signature dish of Somboon Seafood Restaurant, its first branch established in 1969 in Chinatown with now five branches in Bangkok. Our group of 7 visited the Surawong branch, which judging by the queue waiting outside (it was a Saturday!) very popular with locals as well as foreign visitors.

The 4-storey restaurant has big rooms on all floors serving hundreds of guests at the same time. People can sit at regular tables and chairs, or like us at a so-called Chinese table, a

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Ha Dao @ Sukhumvit 101 | ห้าดาว ***

This franchise restaurant serves khao man kay (chicken on rice) and other chicken dishes. The branch is new but the "Ha Dao" ("five stars") chain has been around for over 25 years.

The place is non-airconditioned but light and clean, and photos of their dishes decorate the walls. The simple furniture includes tables decked out with their own trademark plastic tablecloth and the booth in the front shows all the food to be had.