Bangkok’s Garden of Eden

Bangkok’s Garden of Eden

Written by Steven John, EMPTY PLATES BANGKOK What makes Bangkok special? For most it’s this mix between old & modern world which sets this city apart. It’s not as developed like counterpart cities in Asia such as Singapore, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Shanghai & Seoul but with a more modern and better infrastructure than cities like […]

Experience the Secret “Wilderness-to-Table” at Golden Buddha Beach Resort

Experience the Secret “Wilderness-to-Table” at Golden Buddha Beach Resort

Werawat ‘Chef Num’ Triyasenawat, one of Thailand’s most acclaimed chefs, foraged from the seashore to the garden and created exotic menus for the most exclusive pop up dining experience on 17th April 2019 at Golden Buddha Beach Resort. The adventurous foraging required the participation of islanders to reveal all the hidden wonders around Koh Phra […]

The Secret Local Ingredients to Plant-Based Dining Experience

The Secret Local Ingredients to Plant-Based Dining Experience

At Banlle Vegetarian Restaurant, member of Secret Tables, the dishes served using a mix of seasonal vegetables, flower, roots, beans and herbs – all grown naturally in the garden surrounding the restaurant, as well as from a few select organic surrounding farms. Chef Pola Siv shared the secret of his meatless dishes called “Prahok Kris”, […]

Chef Steven (Empty Plates, Bangkok) shares his passion for teaching underprivileged youth in Thailand

Chef Steven (Empty Plates, Bangkok) shares his passion for teaching underprivileged youth in Thailand

Chef Steven shares his experience of a day spent training a small group of young, underprivileged teenagers in the art of food and hospitality Earlier this week I was fortunate to have visited Pimali Association – Pimali Foundation in Nongkhai. Pimali is not just a state of the art training center but also a Resort […]