Chez Charlie – Sukhumvit Soi 19


What’s French for ‘posh nosh’?

So I spent last Saturday doing the typical errands you do on payday: hair do, eye lash extension, pedicure and GF shopping. Whilst walking up from Take Care on Soi 19, I strolled past Chez Charlie. Now, this was not the first time I had walked by this little French bistro and thought it charming. Continue reading


Maison du Vins / Sense of World Taste – Sukhumvit Soi 19


This is the first gluten free shop I found in Bangkok. It took some time to find, since I didn’t know what I was looking for. It’s about 500 metres from Sukhumvit, on the left hand side.

It is Thai owned and run, so don’t expect a high level of English to be spoken here. They carry a lot of Orgran products, including crackers, cookies, a range of different pastas, cake mixes, brownie mixes, bread mixes and pancake mixes. They also have a few different types of flours and lentils.

You have to walk around the corner and enter the door to the side here.


Don’t be put off by the ‘Maison du Vins’ – there’s a great selection of wines you wouldn’t find in your local 7Eleven. They also have some interesting imported meats.

Word of caution:¬†if they are running low on stock – don’t get upset. You need to check their availability every once in a while, as it takes time for stuff to reach them. But you can request things and buy in bulk (and get a discount!)

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