Pathumwan is the heart of Bangkok, not only for its shopping malls, but for its amazing array of great food. Dazzle your taste buds and eyes with the molecular gastronomy creations at Sra Bua, which does Thai cuisine like it's never been seen or tasted before. All types of cuisines can be found in this neighbourhood, from top notch Italian here at the elegant JoJo, to the city's best Mexican at La Monitas, just as good for breakfast as for dinner. For Chinese xiaolongbao dumplings and Shanghai eats, Din Tai Fung in the new Central Embassy Mall is a branch of the superb Taiwan and Hong Kong eatery, and make sure to try the outstanding Japanese fusion at Zuma, where the expertly mixed cocktails are just as much of a draw as the fresh sashimi. Indian food is also a big draw here, either traditional and elegant at Bawarchi, or done molecular style at the renowned Gaggan. Also making this list of excellent eats is fine French haute cuisine at Le Beaulieu, Michelin chef creations at the newly opened Savelberg, and even good old street side cafes, with the age old Soi Polo Fried Chicken still going strong after all these years. One thing is for certain, you will never be going hungry in the Pathumwan neighbourhood.