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Discussion in 'Thailand' started by adamefimoff2, Mar 3, 2017.
What do you think will get them?
Even Though I think Bangkok is a very strange place to have the guide.
@Kalboz What will get starred?
Probably one or few of these:
Issaya Siamese Club
The Dining Room at The House on Sathorn
L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon
As they are included in the Asia's best 50 restaurants: http://www.theworlds50best.com/asia/en/asias-50-best-restaurants.html#t1-50
but are they even good or just Michelin not understanding Asia syndrome ?
I have tried at least two of them (Le Normandie and Bo.Lan) and they were forgettable and the price tag was earth-shattering! Give me street food any day!
I've been to Gaggan and Sushi Masato and both are/should be as Michelin as anywhere else in the world.
ETA: Oh and Michelin aside they were both excellent and I'd highly recommend them.
Do you like French Food though?
I loved the one that was on Sukhumvit 8 with the duck presser (forgot the name) but it burned down 10 years ago. It had a such a charming indochina circa-1920s relaxing atmosphere.
Another good French restaurant is located inside the Plaza Athenee called The Reflexions where I had many memorable meals including frog legs
Finally, Le Beaulieu on Ruam Rudi at Athenee Tower - had some of the best French food outside France. Went back last January and they were out of business! https://www.flickr.com/photos/kalboz/sets/72157644111555144
Le Normandie at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel is hyped, overpriced, and the food, IMO, was mediocre but the views are amazing!
Le Normandie French Restaurant, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Bangkok September 2006
Sorry I did not mean to sound snarky
No snarkiness was deducted