Nose-to-tail dining is back with big, bold Isaan flavors.
100 Mahaset Rd., 02-235-0023
Sensational seafood paellas and a deliciously homey, Med-inspired dining room.
112 Sukhumvit Soi 53, 02-258-7696
Simply Bangkok’s best roast chicken (with some fine potatoes, too).
Nang Linchi Soi Amon, 095-594-6675
Swanky surroundings, (seriously) small plates, and a polished-but-relaxed vibe.
113/9-10 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 099-614-1158
Charcoal-grilled Japanese bar bites in an effortlessly cool part of town.
672/49 Charoenkrung 28, 061-558-7689
Asia-meets-new-Nordic tasting menus from Gaggan’s former sous chef.
68/3 Soi Lang Suan, 091-419-2424
Pasta and more pasta in a popping, aquamarine environment.
161/6 Thonglor Soi 9, 02-392-8688
Low-and-slow barbecue with a flamboyant French edge.
26 Sukhumvit Soi 31, 02-662-3814
Prime cuts in a big-balled hotel steak joint.
34-36/F, Park Hyatt, 88 Wireless Rd., 02-012-1234
Bangkok’s best somtam according to the class of Bangkokian who eat at hipster Ari joints.
Phahon Yothin Soi 8, 097-918-1175, 098-263-5715
Eastern Thai flavors in an upmarket Sukhumvit location.
90 Sukhumvit Soi 33, 02-088-0968
Sushi from L.A. with a Michelin star back home and the guts to stray from Edo tradition.
G/F, Athenee Tower, 63 Wireless Rd., 02-168-8490
Vietnamese dishes from the guy who brought Bangkok the Kinfolk Table series.
69 Maharaj Rd., 093-469-2969
Mediterranean-meets-Moroccan flavors in one half of the old Vesper.
Convent Rd., 02-236-5558