By Masala Magazine
All the latest offerings you need to know!
Bringing the vibrant colours and sounds of Latin music to EmQuartier, Flamenco Bangkok is one of the city’s newest hotspots. The modern sky bar is divided into three distinct areas; an indoor area featuring a grand hall with a dazzling crystal chandelier; a VIP mezzanine lounge, where guests can unwind in luxury; and an outdoor bar where you can enjoy majestic city views while sipping on iconic Latin concoctions like Cuba Libre, Maracujá Daiquiri and Caipirinha. These can also be paired with delicious tapas on offer.
NEW DESSERT SHOP
Specialising in what may be the most delicious custard cream apple pie ever, the very first RAPL in Thailand has just opened on the first floor of Siam Center. Originating from Japan more than 30 years ago, the dessert is a mouth-watering combination of soft, creamy custard and tart cubes of apple, sourced from the Aomori province in Japan, wrapped in 144 layers of flaky dough. These delectable treats can now be enjoyed at B125 per piece, or you can opt to take home a box of four for B480.
The epitome of colonial elegance, The House on Sathorn has been welcoming guests for their international comfort food and signature afternoon tea for decades. Now their latest dining concept, Paii takes guests on a culinary journey with modern Thai seafood that honours the legacy of their founder. Highlights include chargrilled Giant River Prawn, French Razor Clams flambéed table-side and Giant crab fried rice.
NEW RECORD STORE
The current revival of vinyl records is seeing the opening of several new stores catering to this particular form of nostalgic memorabilia. Among the openings is Sex Record Shop at Seenspace in Thonglor Soi 13. From the classic albums of David Bowie and The Beatles to more contemporary hits from Radiohead and The Strokes, the store will serenade you with all the LPs on offer. They even have a section dedicated to movie soundtracks and stock secondhand records if you’re shopping on a budget.