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Kicking Back in Bangkok: Chatuchak Weekend Markets

Kicking Back in Bangkok: Chatuchak Weekend Markets

My favourite thing to do on a weekend in Bangkok is kick back at the sprawling Chatuchak Market or JJ Market, as it’s also known locally. Banjo-plucking cowboys, lipstick-wearing coffee pourers, puppy-hugging hipsters, Birkenstock-clad tourists, they’re all here. Along with plenty of simple eateries serving...
A Guide to Thai Design by Jitrin Jintaprecha

A Guide to Thai Design by Jitrin Jintaprecha

Bangkok designer Jitrin Jintaprecha‘s striking furniture and light fittings featured in an exhibition of Thai contemporary design that caught the international design world’s attention when it showcased at the 2011 Salone del Mobile in Milan, the most prestigious furniture fair on the planet. We talked...
Kai Yat Say, Thai stuffed eggs recipe

Kai Yat Say, Thai stuffed eggs recipe

In Bangkok, inspired by the early morning dishes that are usually finished by mid-morning, I make the local egg dish kai yat say, an omelette stuffed with minced pork. At 7am in Bangkok the city is animated. And of course being Bangkok, a city where...
Backstage at Bangkok International Fashion Week

Backstage at Bangkok International Fashion Week

Interviewing Thai fashion designers and photographing models backstage during the 2011 Bangkok International Fashion Week was the last thing we expected to be doing when we went to Bangkok to work on a first edition Hedonist’s Guide to the city. While it’s not unusual to...