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PUTTING ON THE GLITZ A Botero sculpture (above) welcomes visitors to Central Embassy, a massive temple to luxury shopping and hospitality in the heart of the city's shopping district. It sits on a whopping 144,000 sq m of prime land and comprises two buildings - the retail complex and the uncompleted Park Hyatt hotel. - PHOTO: CENTRAL EMBASSY
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PUTTING ON THE GLITZ A Botero sculpture welcomes visitors to Central Embassy (above), a massive temple to luxury shopping and hospitality in the heart of the city's shopping district. It sits on a whopping 144,000 sq m of prime land and comprises two buildings - the retail complex and the uncompleted Park Hyatt hotel. - PHOTO: CENTRAL EMBASSY
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PUTTING ON THE GLITZ A Botero sculpture welcomes visitors to Central Embassy, a massive temple to luxury shopping and hospitality in the heart of the city's shopping district. It sits on a whopping 144,000 sq m of prime land and comprises two buildings - the retail complex and the uncompleted Park Hyatt hotel. - PHOTO: CENTRAL EMBASSY
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TASTE SENSATION Eathai (above) at the basement level food court of Central Embassy is no ordinary collection of Thai food stalls. It is dedicated to genuine street food, with stalls run by the same operators of famous stalls that you need to trawl through Bangkok’s numerous sois to locate. These include desserts and staples such as tom yum noodles, yong tau foo and fish cakes
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TASTE SENSATION Eathai at the basement level food court of Central Embassy is no ordinary collection of Thai food stalls. It is dedicated to genuine street food, with stalls run by the same operators of famous stalls that you need to trawl through Bangkok’s numerous sois to locate. These include desserts (above) and staples such as tom yum noodles, yong tau foo and fish cakes
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TASTE SENSATION Eathai at the basement level food court of Central Embassy is no ordinary collection of Thai food stalls. It is dedicated to genuine street food, with stalls run by the same operators of famous stalls that you need to trawl through Bangkok’s numerous sois to locate. These include desserts and staples such as tom yum noodles, yong tau foo and fish cakes (above)

Bangkok's new draws

The Central Embassy mall is the city's most ambitious retail concept yet, with luxe stores as well as a brand new food court featuring regional cuisines.
Sep 27, 2014 6:00 AM

SOME cities may need official tourist arrival figures to get an idea of whether more or fewer foreigners are coming to visit. But not Bangkok. For a true gauge of whether people are avoiding the Thai capital because of recent political skirmishes, just check out the reservations book at local