Amidst the relentless multiplication of trend-following eateries in Bangkok, it's always a pleasure for me, as a food writer and ordinary diner alike, to find an eatery that doesn't care to follow the fashions. It's terrifying that we are seeing less and less Chinese restaurants, which don't seem to attract the younger generation of diners. So, to learn that there's an upscale Chinese restaurant opening in the middle of the city has given me great relief.
Ping's Thai-Teochew restaurant is what I'm talking about. The restaurant opened a few weeks ago at the same time as its sister eatery Ping's Hot Pot, which is nearby.
Regardless of their location on the second floor of Pathumwan Princess Hotel, both restaurants are owned and run by a group of private restaurateurs, who own the 13-year-old Ping's Shark's Fin on Asok Road.
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