Cocktails & Spirits

Patpong Road: Bangkok's Red-Light District Comes to SoBe

Patpong Road, the intimate lounge atop Khong River House is designed to recreate the famous Bangkok night market and red light district of the same name.

TripAdvisor reviewers make it sound like Lincoln Road with go-go bars, food stalls, sexy women, and ladyboys -- which is awesome in our book.

So how did 50 Eggs do in bringing Bangkok to South Beach? Very well, indeed.

We were invited to tour the red-light speakeasy on the eve of its opening. Here's what we found:

See also: John Kunkel on Opening of Patpong Road and Fate of Khong Fuzi

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times. She has been featured on Cooking Channel's Eat Street and Food Network's Great Food Truck Race. She won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature about what it's like to wait tables.
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