The latest addition to Fred Meyer’s (the mastermind behind Issaya Siamese Club and Baan Phadthai) restaurant empire is taking you on a ride to culinary heaven. Embracing the shophouse that Japanese den Kom-Ba-Wa vacated in Soi Suanplu, Saawaan (which means “heaven” in Thai) serves up a procession of Thai cuisine that elevates humble recipes with innovative, modern-day techniques.
Sathorn is probably best known for its pricey high-rise residences, its proximity to Lumphini Park and, if you venture deep into its sois, a spate of dodgy backstreet bars. Recently, the area has gained a reputation as a rising mecca for food and booze lovers. Time Out Bangkok crisscrosses the small, maze-like streets of Sathorn, from Suanplu to Yen Akart, to check out some of the neighborhood’s hottest spots.
Read more about things to do in Suan Plu and Yen Akart.