Place

Aree and Saphankhwai area has always been an unique and vibrant with new and exciting place popping up when you are least expected. Most of the places claim themselves as a friendly ambiance like your friends house still, it is quite rare to finally find a truly comfortable restaurant with amazing dishes.

To be honest, I am quite excited to visited Place after reviewing their menu with their exquisite ingredients combined with affordable prices. So I just went for a visit as they proceed in their third month of openings. Place are located in Inthramara Soi 4 which is quite a rare sight for these area. There are only around 8 seats at the moment so I strongly recommend booking before visiting to avoid any disappointment.

Starting with their fine dining ambiance, staff are friendly and truly knowledgeable about their menu. Their special mocktail and dishes are just a waves of exciting information from fresh techniques to combination of such curious taste like sweetness from Chrysanthemum with sour and acidity of orange juice. This just getting me too exhilarated.

Starting with Green & Balsamic with cherry tomatoes, Fresh and bitter free green salad with not too overpowered balsamic. I personally like a cherry tomatoes with a little bit of salted flavor just to kick start the full meal.

Black Truffle Carbonara are just beautifully presented. The aroma of Truffle and portion are just insanely unbelievable. As contrast to widely too creamy and too salty Carbonara, this dish was perfected to balanced seasoning and texture. Also, plus side on crispy yet not sticky Bacon on top. As they are having promotion of 50% off of this dish. The final price came out as 260 THB which is around 8.3 USD or 870 JPY. My hands are still shaking as of now due to the concept of how good this deal are lol.

A5 Tajima Wagyu (100 g) garlic fried rice, pickled shallot, crispy garlic and chives. First of all Tajima Wagyu are just extremely satisfying. I just wish they slice it in a longer portion though. Well-round fried rice with a plus of chives and pickled shallot.

Overall, I would say that Place are quite a gem around this area and I would personally revisit this place again really soon before it became more well-known are became more difficult to book a table. Last mention of the atmosphere, totally love it how friendly the owner (Khun Nam) and staffs are. Two thumbs up for Place!

GISMO

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GISMO is a casual all comfortable all-day eatery. The restaurant is located at Sukhumvit 39 Boulevard in the heart of fierce competition of gourmet business in Sukhumvit area. Restaurant’s ambiance are relaxing with lots of greenery the place is not crazy close to each other like some restaurant nowadays.

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Similar as amazing decoration, staffs were well-trained and very informative as expected from top notch restaurant.

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Since I’m here for some business. I ordered a light lunch BBQ chicken thigh and Fettucine Salmon Cream Gogonzola.

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BBQ chicken thigh – Tomato salsa, slaw & sesame 

Chicken are well seasoned and not too sweet as some BBQ sauce. The texture are still crispy and boneless. Tomato salsa are so fresh and green apple salad packs such an acidity.  This was a well-balanced menu for an appetizer.

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Fettucine Salmon Cream Gogonzola – Seasonal mushroom, baked tomato, dill leaf & fume Gogonzola cream sauce

The texture of Fettucine are just perfect. Gogonzola cream are not too thick and salty. Still, salmon texture are little bit too dry for my taste.

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Clean and well-decorated restrooms.

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