The news is by your side.


Dining goes digital for Thailand’s street food vendors

BANGKOK: Bangkok’s famous street-food vendors have joined the digital revolution, embracing payment via Quick Response (QR) barcodes that can be read using smartphones. Thailand is famous for its traditional street stalls that offer everything from stir-fried noodles to clothes and for many Thais eating out at a pavement stall is part of their daily routine. Now, some vendors in the capital Bangkok are offering digital transactions after the Bank of Thailand (BOT) last week gave the green light for five banks including…

This eatery provides privacy for introverts while dining

Are you an introvert and don’t want to make eye contact with others while dining in a restaurant? Now there is a solution to your problem.   A Japanese eatery by the name of Ichiran Ramen is the ideal place for enjoying your meals. You can enjoy meals while sitting in a private booth. In the restaurant, the orders can be placed on paper cards whereas the meals are presented through hatches The eating spots encourages its consumers to pay more attention on the quality of food and gives privacy to people who don’t like…