| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Everyone has their favorite Thai takeout place. Where I live, I typically do Min's Kitchen or Woodlands Cafe. But if I lived near Kozy Korner, I'd be going there regularly.
It's for people who, like me, enjoy strong Thai flavors — lemon grass,...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 7:31 AM
WASHINGTON -- For two weeks, Rehan Motiwala, a 29-year-old medical student from Pomona, sat stranded at the Bangkok airport, sleeping for 10 nights on a roach-infested mattress in a dank, windowless detention room reserved for deportees.
Motiwala, a U....
| Aug 4, 2013
Thaitanic Sushi is a little restaurant with a lot of heart, serving up not only top-notch sushi but elegant curries and tempura dishes.
The simple menu embodies the best of Japanese and Thai fare. The kitchen doesn't take on too much but tackles just...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Ethnography, existential drama and a missing-persons story combine to mostly engaging effect in Thai arthouse entry "The Isthmus." Centered on a Bangkok mother who is compelled to take her young daughter to a Thailand-Burma border town following the death...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Born in San Diego, Calif., actor Bobby Lee's career started after he dropped out of college. He got a job doing whatever needed to be done at the Comedy Store, before he worked up the nerve to try his hand at doing stand-up. Many television viewers...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I usually don't like to report on those "best" or "least expensive" city or airport stories. I figure that if you really want to visit the Louvre, the fact that Albuquerque is less expensive or Seoul has a better airport is irrelevant. But once in a while...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
BANGKOK -- Most of us can read about sex trafficking with a sense of detachment. It is only when we see its results up close that we are forced to confront the full extent of its horror.
Nana Plaza is one of several "red light" districts in Bangkok. It...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 6:57 AM
Nicolas Winding Refn's pretty little bore "Only God Forgives" stars the director's "Drive" dreamboat Ryan Gosling, this time speaking less and staring, unblinkingly, more than he did in "Drive."
Gosling portrays Julian, a Bangkok drug dealer and...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:30 AM
BANGKOK -- Political life, pop culture and social media collided yesterday in Thailand when wealthy politician Chonsawat 'Ae' Asavahame announced that he had married soap opera superstar Janie Thienphosuvan.
Their nuptials pushed other news, including...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 2:46 PM
A doctor who traveled on Michael Jackson's 1993 worldwide "Dangerous" tour testified that he gave the singer a shot of Demerol and a 24-hour intravenous morphine drip while they were in Thailand and that he told a ranking AEG executive that the singer was...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Ryan Gosling is heading for the Bangkok underworld in a new trailer for "Only God Forgives," released a month before its U.S. launch on July 19 by Radius TWC.
"God," which reteams the actor with "Drive" director Nicholas Winding Refn, debuted at Cannes...