March 6, 2012

Slightly Peckish: Thai Suki at Coca (BKK)

by Sakura Gooneratne

One of the main things I look forward to whenever I visit Thailand is to be able to eat Thai steamboat or Thai suki (hot pot) at Coca, a restaurant which has been going strong for the last 50 years and is now a culinary empire extending to Singapore and even Japan. My mother remembers going […]

February 21, 2012

Slightly Peckish: Bah Mee Nahm (BKK)

by Sakura Gooneratne

Umamimart is celebrating 5 years this month with a celebration of noodles and how delightful that I get to talk to you all about one of my favourites: bah mee nahm (Thai noodle soup). When I lived in Bangkok, Thailand, from the ages of four to eleven, apparently the only things I liked to eat […]

March 30, 2011

Skankynavia: Indian Food at Face (BKK)

by Anders Arhoj

I know, how silly is this? Eating Indian food when you’re finally in Thailand? It’s really only excusable if you had already sampled so many Thai dishes that you need a break from the coconut and lemongrass fireworks. Face is a super trendy “it” restaurant sporting three different kitchens (Thai, Indian & Japanese) among the […]

March 23, 2011

Skankynavia: Bangin’ Cock Delish (Bangkok)

by Anders Arhoj

I’ve fallen in love with the Bangin’ Cock, aka Bangkok, the frantic and exotic capital of Thailand. Just returned home to the rather chilly degrees of Copenhagen from a sensual 33˚C, and I severely miss the hot sticky nights, tall palm trees, weird exotic birds, first class pool swimming–and most importantly, the almost hilarious abundance […]