Pop-star eateries for Bangkok’s Show DC complex
He will have a noodle house, while other Korean stars featured are singer Rain with After The Rain restaurant, and boy band BTS (Bangtan Boys) with Brick Cafe.
This was revealed at a media update event, which featured a K-pop fashion show featuring Thai model Rawiwan Bunprachom (“Yoghurt”).
Near Rama IX Road the Bht9.5 billion (US$274.8 million) project is 90 per cent complete and on track to open in November. It covers 18,000 sqm over six levels, and more than 400 brands have already signed up 93 per cent of the retail space.
K-District @Show DC will be the largest K-Pop town outside Korea. As well as retail and restaurants, it will showcase an acting and talent academy from Korea, plus Korean plastic surgery clinics, cosmetics, fashion and lifestyle shops.
“Our plan is also to stimulate the economy and promote Thai products by putting together best-in-class Thai products at the Thai Thai Market, covering 2500 sqm on the fourth floor,” says Show DC chairman Chayadit Hutanuwatra. The market will feature 150 shops.
Outlets at the project’s “Shop & Enjoy” experience include Asia Herbs Association, Hot Star (Taiwanese snacks), Kanna (health food), Krua Wandee Culinary Art School and Stick House (Italian-style ice cream), along with fashion brands BKK Original and H&M.