Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort and Villas

Just 20 minutes from Phuket International Airport, the getaway has two eateries: Panache, serving both Asian and European cuisines, as well as Thai Bites, a casual restaurant offering snacks by the pool.

Hotel De La Paix

The getaway has 23 suites, each outfitted with indoor and outdoor bathtubs. There is also an on-premise cooking school as well as the Spa Indochine with warm stone and Indian head massages. Dining options include the Sabai Library & Lounge serving international and traditional Lao fare such as beef curry with lotus seeds and glazed […]

Hood Bar and Café: Good value burger and happy hour

The place was nearly empty (one other table) when we visited, and it’s a bit strange sitting there in the light of day (it’s a nightclub, basically), but the Hood Signature Wagyu Burger at Hood Bar and Café is really nice, definitely worth the trip up five flights of escalators—served with excellent fries, too. We’d […]

Ocean Restaurant by Cat Cora

This celebrity chef establishment in S.E.A. Aquarium by the first and only female Iron Chef of Iron Chef America fame, Cat Cora, is focused on using sustainably sourced seafood. Expect Mediterranean fare with signature items such as sous vide 48°C king salmon topped with sustainable caviar and accompanied by Prosecco pear crushed almond, vine tomato […]