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Single Female Diner - Bangkok, Angkor Wat, and Hong Kong

hey everyone,

leaving tmrw and have a pretty good bucket list of places to go. however, any recos of stalls / restaurants you're still dreaming of in any of these locations would be awesome!

in bangkok, i'm staying in sukhumivit for the first 2 nights and then Rattanakosin the last night. I'd like to wander around stalls but fancier places are fine too.

in hong kong, i'll be staying in TST for 3 days. I'm definetly doing Dim Sum and High Tea at some point of the trip but dinners / lunches are all game.

Thanks!

New Year Resolution: Solo dining!

no problem!

Jan 07, 2012
paprikachip in Manhattan

New Year Resolution: Solo dining!

thanks for the suggestions!

Jan 07, 2012
paprikachip in Manhattan

New Year Resolution: Solo dining!

haha yes BAMF is exactly what @dyrewolf explained. eating alone is new and goes completely against my social personality. i've just eaten at my first solo lunch today and it was very liberating!

and, it's less the confidence to eat alone... but the experience in enjoying the food, and ambiance all to yourself. part of the new years resolution is to not whip out my phone during the meal nor bring any reading materials. I might lighten up on the reading material...

Jan 07, 2012
paprikachip in Manhattan

New Year Resolution: Solo dining!

i did a few solo lunches in europe when i was traveling w friends over thanksgiving. i really enjoyed it a lot which is what made me examine my extremely social eating habits when i got back to nyc. this is really what spurred my new years resolution.

plus, i do agree with you that i've seen a lot of places immediately suggest bar seating. that's great, but i like windows and i don't care to talk to a bar tender (unless it's the chef).

anyway, i tried my first solo dining adventure this year today at Ideya. It was very pleasant!

Jan 07, 2012
paprikachip in Manhattan

New Year Resolution: Solo dining!

Interesting that so many of the momofuko restaurants are being referenced here. i went to ma peche (not solo) and wasn't that impressed.

ANYWAY, ginger scallion duck fat sounds amazing and the perfect thing to eat after a yoga class on saturday... so i will be testing out Ssam Bar. Let you know it goes! Thanks for the suggestion.. keep em coming :)

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15 W 56th St, New York, NY 10019

Jan 06, 2012
paprikachip in Manhattan

New Year Resolution: Solo dining!

thanks for the info kathryn!

Jan 06, 2012
paprikachip in Manhattan

New Year Resolution: Solo dining!

good suggestion. i'm going to try that!

Jan 05, 2012
paprikachip in Manhattan

New Year Resolution: Solo dining!

OH! yes! chef bars, you're right! most of these require reservations for lunch right?

Jan 05, 2012
paprikachip in Manhattan

New Year Resolution: Solo dining!

Oh hey there!

So, this year, my new year resolution is to eat some amazing food...alone. I've always admired all those BAMF dining solo and just enjoying their own company. Going to start with Saturday lunches but maybe when I get braver, dinners? Who knows!

Anyway, do you have any suggestions of laid back restaurants that you'd recommend for solo lunches on saturday (Manhattan or BK)

Thus far, I've only been to Epistrophy. But, have tried Chuko for a late wkday dinner prior to the resolution.

Jan 05, 2012
paprikachip in Manhattan

Beyond the Flushing Food Courts

Try MuLan in Queens Crossing - fancier than M&T but can't guarantee that the food is as good. Imperial Palace is not fancy but that food will rock you

Dec 13, 2010
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