Bangkok, Thailand — Love both Thai and Italian cuisine? The newly-opened Hybrid Restaurant and Wine Bar in Bangkok should be on your list. They incorporate local and international ingredients and cooking styles, resulting in a special gastronomic experience.
Read more about this new restaurant in Bangkok below!
The restaurant is led by the amazing Chef Sasha Phoomcharoen
From the bustling markets of Thailand to the rustic kitchens of Italy, Chef Sasha Phoomcharoen brings a world of culinary experience to the table. She started her gastronomic journey in her mother’s kitchen. Her passion for honest-to-goodness food eventually led her to the prestigious Italian Chef Academy School in Rome, where she graduated top of her class.
Chef Sasha fine-tuned her culinary craft at home during her decade-long immersion in an Italian household, which further shaped her culinary philosophy, developing a more profound respect for homegrown, artisanal ingredients.
Furthermore, under the guidance of Italy’s renowned culinary masters, including Michelin-starred Noda Kotoro and Massimo Blasone, she also participated in events with the most famous Italian chef Carlo Cracco.
Her last stint in Rome was at the prestigious Roma Cavalieri Waldorf Astoria at La Pergola Restaurant under Chef Heinz Beck, the only 3 Michelin-star restaurant in Rome.
Starting a restaurant in Bangkok: Hybrid Restaurant and Wine Bar
Chef Sasha then returned to Thailand, initially infusing her newfound knowledge into the dishes in Peninsula Hotel at Thiptara Restaurant. Now, Chef Sasha stands at the helm of Hybrid Restaurant and Wine Bar.
The restaurant’s name, Hybrid, was inspired by Chef Sasha’s innovative menu, a union of two diverse cultures and ingredients. It features select, high-quality Thai products prepared using Italian techniques she mastered while living abroad yet retains distinct and refined flavors of Thai cuisine.
Chef Sasha’s culinary vision for Hybrid, influenced by her Thai heritage and extensive culinary experiences in Italy, combines flamboyant flavors from both cuisines, creating a special concept in the Thai fine dining scene.
What to expect: Interior, ambiance, and food
Think of Hybrid Restaurant and Wine Bar as an upscale trattoria with contemporary Thai touches. It exudes a lavish atmosphere, ideal for date nights or celebratory dinners.
The name Hybrid holds a meaning that reflects the harmonious blend of two distinct culinary traditions. It represents the union of the finest products, flavors, techniques, and cultural influences that come together for a unique and extraordinary dining experience.
With this, you can expect the freshest products, passion, and environmental consciousness wrapped in a harmonious blend of Siamese delicacies and vibrant Italian cuisine.
It all translates into their dishes, creating outstanding dishes with complex profiles like the Citron Blossom, Garden of Flavour, My Favorite Color, and many more.
Curious to know what a Thai fine dining restaurant in Bangkok is like with an Italian twist? Only one way to find out!
Hybrid Restaurant and Wine Bar is located at Mahatun Plaza. Open Tuesday – Saturday from 5PM-12AM.
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