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Cicchetti @ Groove Central World, Bangkok

Started by San Carlo Cicchetti, Cicchetti is one of the most successful Italian restaurant in the United Kingdom. Cicchetti Bangkok is San Carlo’s first franchise outside of England. Decorated with an elegant high ceiling and Italian marble, its interior offers a touch of Italian flair. Cicchetti (pronounced as ‘chi-ket-tee’) literally means ‘small plates’ in Italian. Even though the restaurant is located in Thailand, Cicchetti Bangkok does not fail to bring …

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Ping’s Thai Teochew Seafood Restaurant @ Bangkok

During my few days stay in Bangkok, Jacqueline, a fellow Singaporean, dropped me an email inviting me over for dinner at her family restaurant – Ping’s Thai Teochew Seafood Restaurant. My schedule was really packed but how can I not show support to our fellow Singaporean! This is a successful collaboration between Jacqueline and her family who are passionate about good food and the renowned Chef Saetia Hung Ping, known …

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FAUCHON Opens in Bangkok

FAUCHON, an internationally renowned French’s leading culinary store, launches its stores in Bangkok at Groove@CentralWorld. Opened in early April, FAUCHON is franchised by Tea The Cha (Thailand) the operators of Whittard of Chelsea. The store offers 4 core concepts of traditional French culinary products; The patisserie & bakery, French snacking, The grocery & gift collections, and Café FAUCHON, all in one place. FAUCHON’s first store in Bangkok offers a selection …

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5 Cafes I Visited in Ipoh

For my Ipoh makan trip, we spent a huge amount of time visiting more hawkers than usual, and hence the time spent in cafes are much lesser. Plus some cafes are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays which make it harder to visit. But it is obvious that many cafes have sprung up along the old streets and shop houses. Some locals have taken this opportunity to turn abandon or vintage …

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10 Must Try Food Places in Bangkok (Part 2)

Two years ago, I went to Bangkok and wrote a blogpost on “10 Must Try Food Places in Bangkok“. YC, my Singaporean friend who has moved to Thailand more than 20 years ago, offered to bring me around and introduced some really good Thai food that are hot favourites among locals. Thank you for all your interest, that blog post has garnered more than 1 million views so far and …

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