Tag Archives: Bangkok

Top Street Food: Michelin Star Bangkok Chef Jay Fai

Jay Fai has long been a street food icon, and for good reason — the begoggled chef’s signature crispy golden-brown crab omelets are simply unparalleled. But if you’re looking for another reason to love the local legend, try her also excellent stir-fried noodles with seafood and gravy.

It’s the only Street Food place in Bangkok holding a Michelin star.

Morning News: Tunisia Politics, Brazil Art Scene, Bangkok Street Food

Last summer President Kais Saied nobbled the legislature; now he has abolished the judiciary. We ask where the country is headed, and why there is so little protest.

 Brazil’s modern-art scene, born a century ago this week,  flourished  despite rocky politics—but the current president has a chokehold on it. And the Thai army’s quixotic mission to evict Bangkok’s legendary street-food hawkers. 

Sunday Morning: News And Stories From London, Kyiv, St. Moritz & Bangkok

Monocle’s Emma Nelson and panellists cover the weekend’s defining stories, with check-ins from our editors and correspondents in Kyiv and Bangkok. Plus: Tyler Brûlé on the stories making headlines in continental Europe.

Sunday Morning: News And Stories From Zurich, London And Bangkok

Monocle’s editorial director Tyler Brûlé covers the weekend’s most interesting discussion topics with panellists Benno Zogg and Marcus Schögel at our Zürich studio, including check-ins with our friends and contributors in London, Dublin and Bangkok.

Travel Views: The Ruins Of Ayutthaya In Thailand (4K)

Ayutthaya is a city in Thailand, about 80 kilometers north of Bangkok. It was capital of the Kingdom of Siam, and a prosperous international trading port, from 1350 until razed by the Burmese in 1767. The ruins of the old city now form the Ayutthaya Historical Park, an archaeological site that contains palaces, Buddhist temples, monasteries and statues. The park is on an island between 3 rivers. 

Walking Tour: Bangkok Phra Nakhon – Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand’s capital, is a large city known for ornate shrines and vibrant street life. The boat-filled Chao Phraya River feeds its network of canals, flowing past the Rattanakosin royal district, home to opulent Grand Palace and its sacred Wat Phra Kaew Temple. Nearby is Wat Pho Temple with an enormous reclining Buddha and, on the opposite shore, Wat Arun Temple with its steep steps and Khmer-style spire.