Eat & Drink Thailand

Overview: Nordic food in Bangkok and Pattaya

Danes, Swedes, Finns and Norwegians have rich opportunities in finding a little slice of their homeland while in Thailand through familiar and comforting cuisines. Several Nordic-focused restaurants and web-shops has recently opened in Bangkok and Pattaya to supplement the ones that were here for many years. This is an overview of Scandinavian restaurants, web-shops- and…

foodpanda declares safety measures for food delivery

Foodpanda, the first food ordering and delivery service provider in Thailand, attended recently a declaration ceremony for establishing safety measures for food and parcel delivery services to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus. Mr. Peerapol Sa-ngamuang, Commercial Director of foodpanda Thailand (Second from the left) represented foodpanda during the ceremony. The event was held…

New steak restaurant and pizzeria at Hotel Mermaid Bangkok

Hotel Mermaid Bangkok celebrated on Saturday 18 January the Grand Opening of a new restaurant at the hotel, FOGO Asia Steak House. At the same time, the BELLA NONNA Pizzeria opened.on the front terrace of the hotel. FOGO Asia will offer Brazilian Churrascaria  BBQ when it is best and in a way this is a return…

Wedding chef in Phuket paradise: Daniel Isberg

When a private chef is required by flown in wedding couples and their entourages, as well as famous figures frequenting Phuket, chances are high that their preferred choice falls on island resident, as well as Swedish, chef Daniel Isberg. If they can get him, that is. It takes time to become part of the fabric…

Phuket’s heritage and cuisine part of old and new favourites

While Phuket’s tourism is having challenges in 2019 to draw enough visitors, this island destination nevertheless has a formidable smorgasbord of attractions, including new waterparks, shopping centres dining destinations and five-star stays that is more comprehensive than ever before – especially within the high-end segment. Join in as ScandAsia leaps into Phuket’s latest luxury with…

Patong’s past and present inspire Danish chef Morten Nielsen

Chef Morten Nielsen is back in Thailand, following his most recent stint with Dusit Thani Guam Resort in remote Micronesia. But Morten has now been for a bit over a year on the much more accessible island of Phuket, as Executive Chef for Hotel Indigo Phuket Patong, There, he is part of introducing five-star dining,…

Legendary Café Del Mar managed by Finns on Phuket

Café Del Mar Phuket (CDM) is the famous beach club and music compilation series from Ibiza in Spain that is now also available in Asia, with the first outing launched on Phuket’s Kamala Beach. Its management consists in several Finnish people, who have a long background in the island’s nightlife scene. Many Phuket visitors will…

Bjarne “Kronborg”: A piece of Denmark in Pattaya

bjarne nielsen kronborg pattaya

Bjarne Nielsen also known as Bjarne Kronborg gets the best of Denmark in his bar and restaurant Cafe Kronborg in Pattaya. It is all he needs from his home country, which he visits approximately every second year. “I like being Danish but there isn’t really anything about Denmark I miss as such,” says Bjarne. Everywhere…