13 Apr '11, 6pm

An iconic Bangkok café serves it up in S’pore - Yahoo!

An iconic Bangkok café serves it up in S’pore - Yahoo!

So late last year, Bon, a Bangkok buddy who does some makan research for me in his spare time, suggested, "Let's hit this popular café with very traditional Thai food that even older people here love in Paragon or Ekamai." Both of those locations are in the heart of town and very touristy. I nearly terminated his freelance contract with us until he said something about how it would be lucky for us if they still have a slice of their signature soft young coconut cake left on their counter. It was only 2pm then. So we snaked through the Sukhumvit traffic and curled our way up a little bendy stairwell inside a small building at Ekamai into a packed cosy Coffee Beans by Dao restaurant cum café. Bon was right, half the clientele were half bent over as they walked to their seats held up by two domestic helpers. The other half were well-heeled young Thai yuppies and little tikes ...

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