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Expert’s talk 专家寄语

It is the distinctive and undeniable flavours and aromas that makes Thai cuisine quintessentially ‘THAI’. And this is due to the use of local and fresh ingredients, which we are fortunate enough to have in abundance. One of the strengths of Thai food is that it is accessible to lots of people in their local supermarkets around the world. There are some excellent curry pastes available so most people can conjure up a home-cooked style Thai green curry, for example, with little more than a tin of coconut milk, some vegetables, jasmine rice and good quality curry condiment. Thai food doesn’t have to be pretentious or “deconstructed”. For sure I adapt dishes, to my own ideas of creativity and to also balance some of the stronger flavours to a western palate. But the appeal of Thai food is that it is inclusive and not exclusive. Now we see the independent creative streak that runs through the younger generation of Thai chefs as something I believe helps amplify the popularity of Thai food globally. It is a bold cuisine. Chefs are becoming more daring now and are confident in mixing flavours, methods and ingredients in ways we never experienced before. Certainly, the success of a new generation of restaurants such as Suay’s is due to the experimentation mixing the composition of Thai traditional tastes and European cooking. Intricate flavours and stimulating consistencies of our dishes underline Thai cuisine. People love something different, yet, well within the comfort zone of the intricate flavours and stimulating consistencies that underline Thai cuisine.

THAMMASAK CHOOTONG (CHEF NOI) SUAY RESTAURANTS, PHUKET

这是典型的“泰式”特色美食,也是您不可否认的美味。因为我们有幸的拥有丰富 的当地新鲜食材。这也是泰国美食的优势之一,它也在慢慢的被世界各地的人所接受。 这里有一些特殊的咖喱,说到这里大多数人可能会想起带有家常风格的泰式绿咖 喱,一罐椰奶,一些蔬菜,茉莉米饭和优质咖喱就是它的全部 泰国食物并不是都是一成不变的。当然,会根据自己的想法而调整,同时将一 些浓烈的风味与西方口味相互平衡。所以泰国食物的真正吸引人的地方在于它的包容 性,而不是它的排异性。 现在我们看到年轻一代泰国厨师的独立创意思维,我认为这有助于提高泰国食 品美食在全球的知名度。 厨师的变得更加有创新精神,并且有信心将以前从未体验过味道,经过改良方法 和配料,使味道完美的融合。当然,新时期的Suay餐厅已经成功的将泰国传统口味和 欧式烹饪相结合。为您提供不一样的美食体验。 每个人喜欢的东西都不同,但是,它们却在复杂口味方面找到了融合点,而不失 泰国美食的特色。

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Panwa Boutique Beach Resort Serene Phuket Getaway

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Thai Cuisine - The wonder of asia Learn the secrets of Northern, Southern, Central, and Issarn Thai cuisine

泰国美食,亚洲奇迹 学习泰国北部、南部和东北部的美食

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Fine dining in style Le Crystal Restaurant | The Slate Black Ginger Blue Elephant | Sapphire 23 Restaurant | Food for you

寻找具有风格的晚餐 餐厅 | 黑姜餐厅 | 蓝象餐厅 | 餐厅 | 23餐厅 | Food For You餐厅


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STRENGTHENING RELATIONSHIP WITHIN BMI PHUKET, THAILAND

PULLMAN PHUKET ARCADIA PRESENTED “DIVERSITY – HEFORSHE” PHUKET, THAILAND Pullman Phuket Arcadia organized the second “Diversity – HeForShe” art exhibition on 30th March 2018 under the theme of “Artist Playground”. Joined by Mr. Rittipong Nupan, a local artist, the exhibition highlighted gender equality that goes hand in hand with Accor Group’s philosophy, and by having Mr. Rittipong, Pullman has shown a successful initiative in the world of world-class art.

3 Chapters organized BMI member meeting at My Beach Resort, Phuket, on 31st March 2018. The “BNI community 3 Chapters meet up for growing BNI Phuket stronger” event was made possible with the cooperation between BNI Horizon, BNI Signature, and BNI Altogether to build up creativity, connection, and growth of BNI Phuket.

AWA MARKET GRAND OPENING PHUKET, THAILAND

WAT KITTI SANGKHARAM BIG CLEANING BY AKSRA COLLECTION TEAM PHUKET, THAILAND 11 April 2018, Phuket – The staffs of Aksra Collection helped clean Wat Kitti Sangkharam (Wat Kata) to help local community prepare the venue for the famous Songkran Day which welcomed thousands of Buddhist from the surrounding area. 8 l 24 LIFE M a g a z i n e

Dr. Chaianan Suthikul, Mayor of Kathu Subdistrict Municipality, and Miss Pitchayada Pitchayodecha, the Executive of Awa Market, presided the grand opening of Awa Market on 27th March 2017. Located on Phra Phuket Kaew Road, Kathu, Phuket, Awa Market aims to boost local economy, tourism, and provide jobs for local community under the philosophy of sufficient economy.


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AMARA BANGKOK PRESENTS THAI SUMMER TREAT ‘KHAO CHAE’ AT ELEMENT BANGKOK, THAILAND Amara Bangkok is now proposing its famous Thai summer treat ‘Khao Chae’ promotion at Element restaurant, level B1 from April 1 until May 31. The Royal Cuisine ‘Khao Chae’ is first parboiled rice and served immersed in icy cold jasmine-scented water with various kinds of exotic side dishes like shrimp paste balls, stuffed sweet peppers to shredded sweetened pork, sweetened sun-dried fried fish, glazed Chinese turnips and more (Price THB 420++ per set). For more information, call +66 2 021 8888 ext 5320.

ALIBABA SET TO HELP DRIVE CHINESE TOURISTS TO NEW DESTINATIONS IN THAILAND BANGKOK, THAILAND E-commerce giant Alibaba and its online travel subsidiary Figgly.com are going to team up with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) to develop an online platform promoting Thai small tourism operators and emerging destinations to Chinese travelers, according to TAT. While complete details are still being finalised, the portal is expected to cover the complete digital experience for Thailand’s tourism. This starts with the visa process through to the complete tourism tax refund service that could be offered to Chinese travellers through Alibaba’s online payment gateway, Alipay. In 2017, Thailand received nearly 10 million Chinese arrivals, an increase of almost 12 per cent over the previous year. Alibaba founder Jack Ma came to Thailand in April to announce the group's investment -worth about 11 billion Baht (US$ 350 million)- in a government’s "digital hub" in eastern Thailand aimed at connecting regional markets and covering sectors such as agriculture, ecommerce, human resources development and tourism.

ANEH JAAN X BANYAN TREE PHUKET : THAILAND’S FIRST THAI MICHELIN PHUKET,, THAILAND 6 April 2018 - Banyan Tree Phuket invited Chef Pom, the first Thai female chef to receive a Michelin star, to Phuket to demonstrate her magical culinary skill and create fantastic food for the guests.

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SAMUI REGATTA, GULF OF THAILAND KOH SAMUI, THAILAND If you come to Koh Samui at the end of May, you will have the opportunity to enjoy, along with all the island already has to offer, great sailing and great parties as Samui Regatta, one of Asia’s biggest and most prestigious regatta events, will be celebrating its 17th year in 2018. From 26 May to 2 June, this huge annual sailing event will gather famous yachts and knowledgeable sailing experts from all over the world for a week for a stiff but friendly competition. There are a variety of races taking place and lots of activities that participants and spectators alike will surely enjoy such as Hydrofoil Kiteboard Racing, gala dinner, cocktail parties, etc. 26 May – 2 June 2018, Chaweng Beach, Koh Samui, http://www.samuiregatta.com

PHI TA KHON FESTIVAL, NORTHEASTERN THAILAND LOEI, THAILAND

THE ULTIMATE POLO EXPERIENCE AT COWORTH PARK COWORTH PARK Dorchester Collection’s luxury country house hotel and spa, Coworth Park invites you to the Ultimate Polo Experience for the 2018 season (May – September). A game often associated with royalty and skilled horsemanship, the package offers guests a British summer countryside experience like no other. Price from £4,464, including VAT, Coworth Park’s Ultimate Polo Experience includes a helicopter transfer via Starspeed’s BELL 429 helicopter from Battersea Heliport, a luxury overnight accommodation in a Mansion House Junior Suite, a ‘Half Day Polo Masterclass’ for two, complimentary access to Guards Polo Club to watch a high goal games, ‘Tasting Menu’ by Chef Adam Smith, recent recipient of a Michelin star for Restaurant Coworth Park. 12 l 24 LIFE M a g a z i n e

Celebrated every year in Northeast Thailand, Phi Ta Khon is a ghostly festival, unique to the Isaan culture where musical and colourful processions of masked villagers pack the streets and rockets fill the sky for three days before the villagers meet at the local temple to listen to the monks recite the message of Lord Buddha. The most recognised feature of the Phi Ta Khon, or Ghost festival, is the colourful parade of locals who dance and strike poses while wearing huge masks creatively made from carved coconut-tree trunks, topped with wicker sticky-rice steamers that make them appear taller and more grotesque. The Phi Ta Khon Festival comes along with another colourful event known as ‘Bun Luang’ or ‘Bun Pawat’. Both take place in Dan Sai district in Loei province (about 450km from Bangkok). This year, the Bun Luang and Phi Ta Khon Festival will take place from 16-18 June. It is thought the event has its origins in a fertility festival but these days it’s part of a two-day merit-making event. It is one of the most popular festivals of Isan alongside other events, such as, the Bun Bang Fai rocket festival.


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14TH WORLD WAI KHRU MUAY THAI CEREMONY IN AYUTTHAYA Ayutthaya, Thailand The 14th Wai Khru Muay Thai ceremony was held in Ayutthaya, Thailand, on 16-17 March, gathering 1,800 Muay Thai fighters from about sixty countries around the world. Wai Khru is the ceremony which all fighters should attend to pay respect and gratitude toward their families and teachers who teach them the art of Muay Thai.

A NIGHT OF MUSICAL SOPHISTICATION AT COLONIAL HALL, CENTARA GRAND HUA HIN HUA HIN, THAILAND

TAT CELEBRATES ‘WOMEN’S JOURNEY THAILAND’ IN NEW YORK THAILAND The Tourism Authority of Thailand’s (TAT) New York Office in partnership with Variety, the entertainment industry’s leading media authority, organised on 13 April an exclusive luncheon to announce the 2018 honourees of the fifth annual ‘Power of Women: New York’ event as part of TAT’s ‘Women’s Journey Thailand’ project. The event, which celebrated female empowerment, was attended by over 600 participants including travel industry leaders, entertainment insiders and a-list Hollywood celebrities. 14 l 24 LIFE M a g a z i n e

Award-winning "Lee Trio" will bring their passionate performance of classic repertoire at the iconic Colonial Hall, Centara Grand Hua Hin on Friday, 25 May. Set in the most beautiful colonial hotel in Hua Hin, Lee Trio’s intriguing live performance will be held to delight classical music fans. Violinist Xiaoqing Yu, cellist Theodore Kartal, and pianist Jonathan Jung will perform famous instrumental tunes such as Mozart's Violin Concerti, Janácek's Suite for String Orchestra and Schoenberg's Transfigured Night. A wonderful moment of musical sophistication against the remarkable silhouette of the venue. “A Night of Musical Sophistication” with Lee Trio. Available at Baht 700 net per person, including canapés and evening drinks - Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin. For more information or to make a reservation, please call +66 (0) 3251 2021


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MOTHER'S DAY IS A CELEBRATION HONORING MOTHERS AND CELEBRATING MOTHERHOOD, HOTEL OKURA MACAU Our feast celebrates Mother’s Day by showing their appreciation for your mother, family and friends. Terrace Restaurant - 6th Floor Mother’s Day Semi-Buffet Lunch: ​​MOP 258 per person Mother’s Day Semi-Buffet Dinner:​​ MOP 358 per person Available Date: May ​​​​ 13, 2018, Available Time: ​​​​Lunch 12:00-14:30 | Dinner 18:00-21:30 For reservations and enquiries: (853) 8883 5126 Email: terrace@hotelokuramacau.com

‘LA DOLCE VITA’ LIFESTYLE BUFFET FROM NICE TO PORTOFINO + THE HEART OF ASIA AT LATEST RECIPE LE MERIDIEN BANGKOK BANGKOK, THAILAND Latest Recipe’s new Lunch, Dinner and Sunday Brunch Buffet concept reflects its Le Méridien Bangkok pedigree, celebrating cultures around the world in a distinctly European spirit, invitingly expressed as “La Dolce Vita”. Latest recipe (Floor 02) of Le Méridien Bangkok (Surawong) For more information, please contact 02 232 8888 or dining.lmbkk@ lemeridien.com

CHEESE AT SO FOR THE LOVE OF CHEESESO SOFITEL BANGKOK BANGKOK, THAILAND What do France, Italy, Holland, Switzerland, and England have in common? Stinkin’ good cheese, a selection of which is served at SO Sofitel Bangkok’s newest reason for a most worthy cheat day. Enjoy two full hours of free-flow wine tipples with 30 types of cheese nibbles ranging from Comté to Brillat-Savarin and Raclette alongside artisan breads, cold cuts, charcuterie, trimmings, plus live DJ with Saxophonist. THB 1,399++ per person (incl. free-flow cheese and wine) or THB 1,999++ per person (with premium wine) for from 7 pm – 9 pm on every first Friday of the month at MIXO Bar (9th floor). The evening will enjoy our Cheese at SO for the special price of THB 999++. For more information or to book, give us a buzz at 02-624-0000 or email: H6835-FB3@sofitel.com 16 l 24 LIFE M a g a z i n e


CHAO DUANGDUAN NA CHIANG MAI FOUNDATION ORGANIZED THE “SRA KLAO DUM HUA” (HAND WASHING AND BLESSING) CHIANG MAI, THAILAND Ceremony for Chao Duangduan Na Chiang Mai, the well-respected elder of northern royal family with well-known figures in Chiang Mai, as well as the member of medias, attending the traditional ceremony. Chao Duangduan Na Chiang Mai was born on 22nd May, 1929. She’s currently the chairwoman of Chiang Mai Council of Culture, and she is widely known for her dedicated social work.

HONG KONG TOURISM BOARD APPOINTS REGIONAL DIRECTOR, SOUTHEAST ASIA Mr Raymond Chan has been appointed The Hong Kong Tourism Board’s Regional Director, Southeast Asia. Mr Chan joined HKTB in 2012 and has held different senior positions for marketing, public relations and trade development in Taiwan and Southeast Asia Region. In his new role, Mr Chan will lead the development and implementation of HKTB’s marketing strategies in Southeast Asia.

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6 MUSIC FESTIVAL IN ASIA NOT TO BE MISSEDIN MAY AND JUNE ELECTRIC DAISY CARNIVAL (EDC) JAPAN Let’s come together to celebrate life, love, art, and music at EDC Japan, near Tokyo on 12-13 May. Electric Daisy Carnival is renowned for the imagination and positive energy that comes out from explosive, immersive parties soaked in atmosphere. From the stages and the sound to the pyrotechnics and the performers, so many unique elements go into bringing this world to life. https://japan.electricdaisycarnival.com/en/ HUA HIN INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL Renowned Thai and international musicians will come to celebrate jazz in Hua Hin, Thailand, in May, in a beautiful beach atmosphere. Local and international cuisine and refreshments will be available at different stands along the beach. 18 - 20 May 2018, Hua Hin Beach, Hua Hin, https://www.huahininterjazz.com/ GREAT WALL FESTIVAL, CHINA Promising showcase of EDM, dance, house, techno. Even though we should not expect a perfect organization and comfort, Great Wall Festival has this very interesting thing that it is set in an awesome location and comes with a strong phase 1 lineup: Nina Kraviz, Chris Liebing, Carl Craig, Recondite, Dixon. Camping is the only way to go with a 5K run beforehand. 19-20 May 2018, The Great Wall, China, http://www.greatwallfestival.com WORLD DJ FESTIVAL, SEOUL Launched more than a decade ago, Seoul's World DJ Festival stands at the top of South Korea's electronic music scene. Headliners: Boys Noize, Zatox, Atmozfears, Wildstylez. 26-27 May 2018, Seoul, South Korea, http://www.wdjfest.com ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL, SEOUL The footprint of Miami's dance music giant has gone global pretty well bringing the biggest DJs going on every continents, mainly in Asia. In Seoul UMF will run from 8 to 10 June with headliners such as the French superproducer David Guetta, English group Above & Beyond, Swedish duo Axwell & Sebastian Ingrosso, former members of iconic Swedish House Mafia whose third member, Steve Angelo, now solo, will also be joining the party! https://umfkorea.com SHIPSOMNIA, FLOATING RAVE FROM SINGAPORE TO PHUKET Shipsomnia is an electronic music festival that takes place in mid-June onboard the Costa Victoria looping back round to the Port of Singapore. Packed with dozens DJs and multiple zones, the party vessel goes for a 5 day cruise from Singapore via Phuket and Langkawi. https://www.festicket.com

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PANWA BOUTIQUE BEACH RESORT PHUKET, THAILAND Serene Beach Getaway

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huket may be a bustling island resort with millions of annual visitors, but it always has peaceful, quiet spots scattered around the island for those looking for a relaxing getaway. Panwa Boutique Beach Resort lies on a mesmerizing beachfront in Cape Panwa on the west coast of Phuket. The location might feel secluded from the busy west coast beaches, but it’s only 15 minutes to Phuket town and 30 minutes to the world-renowned Patong Beach. To top the serene location off, the resort also commands stunning views of

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Chalong Bay, pristine beach, sparkling Andaman Sea, and the iconic Big Buddha. With 40 – 80 sq.m. of space, Panwa Boutique Beach Resort’s contemporary Thai rooms and suites are more generously spaced than the standard. There are lots of options to choose, from Hillside garden view and Hilltop sea view to the breath-taking beachfront rooms and suites like the Panwa Beachfront and Mahasamut Beachfront Suite. The beachfront rooms and suites are literally a few steps to the beach and they boast spectacular sea views as well as large sliding


潘瓦精品海滩度假村 宁静的海滩

windows that allow you to become one with nature and enjoy the cooling breeze.

普吉岛是一个繁忙的岛屿,每年有数百万 游客前往,岛周围散布着众多宁静的景点,最 适合那些寻找轻松假期的游客。潘瓦精品海滩

Panwa Boutique Beach Resort has everything you’ll need for a comfortable beach getaway, from excellent location with spectacular views, large guestrooms, and good facilities - all at a reasonable price.

度假村位于普吉岛西海岸迷人的潘瓦角。 这个位置可能远离繁忙的西海岸海滩,但 距离普吉镇仅15分钟,距世界著名的芭东海滩 仅30分钟。

这里除了拥有宁静的地理位置,

度假村还拥有查龙湾,最原始海滩,面前就是

Panwa Boutique Beach Resort has everything you’ll need for a comfortable beach getaway, from excellent location with spectacular views, large guestrooms, and good facilities - all at a reasonable price.

波光粼粼的安达曼海,让您沉浸在这壮丽的景 色中。 40 - 80平方米泰式客房和标准间套房是 潘瓦精品海滩度假村的代表性客房。 从山坡的 花园景观和山顶海景,以及令人惊叹的海滨客 房和套房,如Panwa海滨和Mahasamut海滨 套房,供您选择择。 海滨客房和套房离海滩只 有几步之遥,它们拥有大型推拉窗,广阔的海 景,享受海风,让您与大自然融为一体,。 度假村被宁静的热带花园所包围,无论您 在度假村的哪个地方,您都可以享受这种宁静

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的氛围,包括Baan-Thai区和spa区,俯瞰着花 园,游泳池和海滩。 现代化得Thai Baan Thai 餐厅位于大堂旁边,供应泰式美食以及自助早 餐。 Winner Circle Pub酒吧距离餐厅仅几步之 遥,您可以在酒吧度过一个令人心旷神怡的下 午,游一场泳或观看您最喜爱的运动队比赛。

5/3 Moo 8 Ao Yon, Khao Khad Road, T. Wichit A. Muang Amphoe Muang Phuket, Phuket, Thailand 83000 E: panwabeach@panwaboutiquebeachresort.com T: 076 393 300 panwaboutiquebeachresort panwaboutiquebeach

度假村为您提供您所需要的一切便利设 施,从优越的地理位置与壮观的景色,大型客 房等设施,让您在享受舒适的沙滩度假之旅的 同时,也为您提供合理的价格。

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Thai cuisine, wonder of asia 泰国美食,亚洲奇迹

Thai cuisine is renowned for the strength of its flavours and this typical sense of harmony that brings everything together in a very specific refined way. While very unique as the Thai Culture is, Thai cuisine very successfully combines influences from East and West which have been integrated according to the local culture and way of life. The amazing diversity of its cuisine makes Thailand one of the most exciting countries in the world to visit. Let’s travel the kingdom through the savoury characteristics of each region.

泰式美食以其浓烈的口味和经典的和谐感而闻名,它以一种非常具体的方式将所有东西完美的结合在一起。 虽然泰国有 着独特的文化,但泰国菜非常成功将来自东西方的影响结合在了一起,这些影响根据当地人的文化和生活方式进行了调整。 美食的多样性,使得泰国成为世界上最受欢迎的国家之一。 那就让我们通过每个地区的美味,来游览这个王国。


Fruit of centuries of trade and travel 世纪贸易交流的融合

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Centuries of trade between east and west combined with the regional geopolitics and itinerant nobility brought to Siam multifarious tastes, recipes and methods that have been caught and processed over time by local innovative culinary artists who nurtured this refined and harmonious cuisine as we know it today

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ver the centuries Thai cuisine has become an amalgamation of tastes taken from neighboring regions, fused with ingredients brought to the country from far and wide. Early Chinese settlers brought with them the now ubiquitous noodle, and also the practice of stirfrying and deep-frying. Prior to this, Thai cooking usually involved the process of baking, stewing and grilling. The cuisine could be said to have been bland when compared to the multifarious tastes we now see in Thailand, but the itinerant nobility in the 17th and 18th centuries brought back from their travels new ingredients and cooking styles. Foreign traders and visitors to what was then known as Siam also helped to expand on the variations of dishes, notably the Portuguese who brought the almost ever-present chili pepper and the British and other European nations who brought a range of spices during the spice trade years. Following the influx of new ingredients, we might say the table was set for Thai cuisine, and the innovative culinary artists of the country began creating some of the most eclectic and daring dishes the world has ever seen.

Following these influences of taste came changes in eating propriety in the 19th century. The Kings of Thailand, notably King Mongkut (Rama IV) and King Chulalongkorn (Rama V), brought back from European visits what could be called modernizing influences such as eating with cutlery rather than hands, and the use of furniture designed for the dining room.

东西方之间几个世纪的贸易交流,加上 独特的区域优势和贵族的流动性为暹罗的食物 带来了多样化的口味,配方和调制方法。这些 食谱和方法一直由当地创新烹饪艺术家加以处 理,就成为了我们今天所熟知的各种精致美食 几个世纪以来,泰国美食已经和周围国家 的口味慢慢的融合,将泰国的美食广泛的传播

Thais today eat mostly with a fork and spoon, a practical application given that most Thai dishes don’t require large pieces of meat to be cut. Traditionally chopsticks were only used by the ThaiChinese, although today the use of these utensils is found mostly in small roadside restaurants selling variations of noodle dishes. Such noodle restaurants you will find in any corner of the nation, but each region of Thailand – the North, North-East, Central and South – cast its own spell on Thai cuisine.

到各个国家。 早期中国的定居者为泰国带来了现在无处 不在的面条,还有炒菜和油炸的做法。 在此之 前,泰式烹饪通常以烘烤,炖和烧烤为主。 与现在,在泰国看到的各种口味相比,以 前的美食可以说是太平淡了,子宫、从17世纪 和18世纪时,贵族出行,他们在旅行中带回了 新的配料和烹饪方法。 许多外国商人和游客也为当时的暹罗带来 了众多菜肴,尤其是葡萄牙人,他们带来了几 乎永远存在的辣椒,英国和其他欧洲国家在贸 易期间也为泰国带来了一系列香料。

It’s important to note that foreigners may only experience generic Thai food in restaurants dotted around touristic areas, but this is mainly Central Thai food. Exploring local markets and small local eateries you will find more traditional dishes.

随着新食材的涌入,我们可以说桌子是为 泰国菜而设的,这个国家菜肴的创新烹饪开始 创造一些世界上从未见过的最大胆的菜肴。 在19世纪,随着这些口味的影响,当地 的饮食习惯也发生了变化。 泰国国王,特别是 King

Mongkut(拉玛四世)和朱拉隆功国王

(拉玛五世),在出访欧洲时中带回了所谓的 现代化的改变,比如用餐具而不是手吃饭,以 及使用餐厅家具。

今天的泰国人主要用叉子和勺子吃东西, 因为大多数泰式菜肴不需要切割大块肉。

般情况下,筷子只有泰国的华人使用,不过今 天这些餐具,已经被各种出售面条的小型路边 餐馆所熟知。但是泰国的每个地区北部、东北 部、中部和南部在饮食上都有着当地特有的特 色。 特别值得注意的是,外国人在旅游区周围 的餐馆体验的一般是泰国普通的食物,这些主 要以泰国中部食物为主。 如果去探索当地市场 和当地小餐馆,您会发现更多的传统菜肴。

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Northern Thai food or Lanna cuisine 泰北美食、兰纳美食 Northern Thailand, with its capital in Chiang Mai, borders Myanmar and Laos. Before it was annexed into the kingdom of Siam, this region was known as the Kingdom of Lanna, a reason you may hear people calling traditional food, “Lanna cuisine.”

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his cuisine is largely influenced by the various ethnicities coming from surrounding areas, such as the Shan people, Lao, Burmese and several hill tribes. This mountainous area of Thailand is rich as a source of vegetables, fruits and herbs, although it’s not known as a source of coconuts. This is the reason why the traditional curries in the region tend to be bitter, spicy, and often quite intense. They might be served with one of the region’s abundant freshwater fish, grilled meat, and gelatinous (sticky) rice. A northern Thai staple is, “nam prik”, which transliterates roughly as “chili dip”. While variations of

this dip can be found all over Thailand, the north’s main additions to the palette of Thai dips are “nam prik ong” and the “nam prik num.” The former is tomato based, containing mashed chili, garlic, shallots, shrimp paste and ground pork, and the latter is made of roasted green chili, onions and garlic. Not surprisingly these can be spicy, so are often accompanied with cold boiled cucumber, eggplant, lettuce or any number of green vegetables. As an addition, you’ll usually find pork crackling nearby or “sai oua” – an often-spicy pork sausage mixed with herbs. The Burmese introduced two dishes that offer some respite from the intense spice and bitterness, those of “geng hanlay” – sweet stewed pork curry with ginger, tamarind juice and peanuts - and “khao soy” - a sweet yellow curry with fried and boiled egg noodles, coconut milk, pork or chicken.

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泰国北部首府清迈,与缅甸和老挝接壤。 在它被并入暹罗王国之前,这个地区被称为兰纳王国,这也是人 们称传统食物为“兰纳美食”的原因。 这里的菜肴在很大程度上受来自周边地区的不同种族的影响,如掸族人,老挝人,缅甸人和几个山地部 落。 泰国的这个山区成为了新鲜蔬菜,水果和草本植物的重要来源地区。尽管这里不被称为椰子的来源地。但 是该地区的传统咖喱味道倾向于苦,辣,口味相当烈。 他们会将其和淡水鱼,烤肉和糯米一起作为主食。 泰国北部的主食是“nam prik”,其大致音译为“辣椒酱”。 尽管泰国各地都可以见到这种蘸酱,但北部对泰 国蘸酱颜色的变化,主要“nam prik ong”和“nam prik num”。前者是基于番茄的,含有辣椒,大蒜,青葱, 虾 酱和碎猪肉,后者由烤绿辣椒,洋葱和大蒜制成。 毫不奇怪,这些辛辣的食物常常伴有黄瓜片,蒸茄子,生菜 和其他绿色蔬菜。除了这些,您通常会在附近发现有点像香肠的“sai oua” –是一种混合香草、味道辛辣的猪肉 香肠。 缅甸人也带来了两种菜肴,它们的菜肴为烈性的香料和苦味提供了一些喘息的机会,“geng hanlay” – 用 姜,罗望子汁和花生炖咖喱猪肉,以及“khao soy” -椰奶咖喱汤外加鸡蛋 面条,猪肉或鸡肉。

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Southern cuisine, the spiciest of all 最辣的南部美食

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The cuisine of the south tends to be influenced by Malaysian and Indonesian tastes. Many of the dishes consist of watery or thick coconut-based curries, and many of those are incredibly spicy. Given the proximity to the ocean you’ll find plenty of seafood in the dishes, with perhaps the most traditional southern dish being “gaeng tai pla” – a very hot and pungent curry made with fermented fish.

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he reason for its pungency is “tai pla” sauce, a combination of shrimp paste – a southern specialty – as well as various herbs and spices. The dish will come with vegetables and may or may not have coconut milk added to it. “Gaeng som”, known as Thai sour curry (the tamarind gives it the sourness) can also be hard on the unfamiliar palate. These spicy, strange-smelling curries are usually off the menu, so to speak, to foreigners due to their heat and sourness, but some southern dishes have been successfully exported into the mainstream of Thai cuisine. One of those is “gaeng matsaman” – a dish quite similar to some Indian curries due to the familiar taste of coriander. It’s often served with stewed beef and potatoes and is generally not too spicy. Another popular dish, comparable to the Indian biryani, is “khao mok”. Chicken or pork satay served with peanut sauce, also originates in the south.

南部的美食往往受到马来西亚和印度尼西亚口味的影响。 许多菜肴由浓椰子汁加咖喱组成,辛辣的味 道令人难以置信。 由于靠近海洋,您的菜肴会有大量的海鲜,所以南部最传统的菜肴 “gaeng tai pla” - 一 种用咖喱制成的非常辛辣的鱼汤。 它的辛辣的原因是“tai pla”酱,里面包含虾酱 –是南方的特产,外加上各种草药和香料。 这道菜还会 配上新鲜的蔬菜,您可以选择是否添加椰奶。 “Gaeng som” 被称为泰式酸咖喱(罗望子的酸味)也很难在 味觉上和它媲美。 辛辣、奇异的咖喱味道,由于它们的热和酸,通常不会出现在外国人的菜单上。但一些南方菜已成功 的走到泰国菜的流行席中。 其中“gaeng matsaman” -这道菜非常类似于印度的咖喱。 它通常搭配炖牛肉和 土豆,味道一般不太辣。 另一种比较受欢迎的菜肴,也是印度的传统菜肴,是“khao mok”。 鸡肉或猪肉沙 爹配花生酱,这也是来自南方的美食。


Central Thai food, the most common and accessible 最常见的泰国中部的食物。 Central Thai cuisine almost runs the entire gamut of Thai dishes you’ll find in many restaurants with a sign outside saying, “Thai Food.” The region includes the capital of Bangkok, so its diverse cuisine is able to draw food from all other regions.

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Central Thai food also includes arguably Thailand’s most eaten dish in “phad krapow” – stir-fried meat with Thai holy basil cooked with soy sauce, chili and garlic. It also includes the composite dish, “phad pak ruam”, which is basically any number of stir-fried mixed vegetables served with or without meat.

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PHAD KRAPOW Often, you’ll find people in this region eating the dish with an omelet (sometimes stuffed with ground pork) or simply with an egg on top. The food is accessible to most people, which is the reason it’s the staple cuisine served in tourist areas.

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till, the center of the country can lay claim to perhaps Thailand’s most famous curries: “Gaeng kiew waan” – the sweet, rich, curry cooked with green chilis and Thai basil; “gaeng phanaeng” – an even richer curry (but very mild), cooked with special phanaeng curry paste, coconut milk and a mix of herbs and spices; “tom yam” – the famous hot and sour soup mixed with a redolent combination of healthy herbs and spices (with or without coconut milk).

泰式中部菜肴几乎贯穿了泰国菜的全部范畴,您会在许多餐厅外面看到一个标有“泰国菜”的标志。该地 区的首府是曼谷,因此想要发现其他更多的菜肴可以从其他地方开始。 尽管如此,这里有着泰国最着名的咖喱:“Gaeng kiew waan” - 用绿色辣椒和泰国罗勒烹制的甜美,浓 郁的咖喱汤; “gaeng phanaeng” - 一种更加丰富的咖喱(但味道非常温和),用特制的咖喱酱,椰奶和草药 香料烹制而成; “冬阴功” – 著名的酸辣汤混合了健康草药和香料(可以选择是否加入椰奶)。 泰国中部美食还包括泰国最受欢迎的“phad krapow”用泰式圣罗勒叶和酱油,辣椒和大蒜炒肉。 还有 炒青蔬“phad pak ruam”,它是任意选取几种蔬菜,外加蚝油混合炒熟。 通常情况下,你会发现在这个地区的人会将煎卷(有时加猪肉)或者只是在上面放一个鸡蛋来吃这道 菜。 这是一种非常普通的食物,任何一个旅游区您都能找到。

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ISSARN CUISINE,

spicy and pungent 以辛辣为主的东北美食

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Issarn is the area in the North-East of Thailand, a dry and hot part of the country influenced by Lao and Khmer cultures. Like the North of Thailand, in a traditional sense, they are sticky rice eaters, rather than jasmine rice eaters.

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he food tends to be spicy and pungent, with “pla ra” (an acrid smelling fermented fish) finding its way into many of the curries. The region’s cuisine is sometimes said to be more simple than other region’s cuisines, perhaps a consequence of an arid landscape and a harsher climate.

Issarn’s greatest export might be green papaya salad (“somtam”), which is shredded unripe papaya, tomato, long beans, peanuts, lime, fish source, sugar, salt and chili, all bashed-up in a mortar. There are many variations of this dish, sometimes with the added taste of “pla ra”. Another Issarn favorite is “lap”. Originally a Lao dish, it’s minced meat (sometimes raw for the brave) flavored with herbs and spices and fish sauce. Again, there are many variations of the dish. The people of this region are also known culinary risk-takers (perhaps a force of necessity at times), eating snails, field rats, insects, lizards, frogs and geckos. Water buffalo is also eaten in this region more than in the rest of Thailand. At the same time the much more prosaic grilled pork and chicken, which you find all over the country, originates in Issarn.

Issarn就是泰国的东北部地区,这里受老 挝和高棉文化影响。该地区以干热为主。 与传 统泰国北部一样,它们以糯米为主食,而不是 茉莉饭米。 食物往往比较辛辣刺鼻,主要是“pla

ra”

(一种刺鼻的发酵鱼)正在进入许多咖喱中。 该地区的美食做法被认为认为比其他地区的美 食更简单,可能是干旱的风景和严峻的气候造 成的后果。 Issarn最著名的可能要数青木瓜沙拉 (“somtam”),这种沙拉是将未成熟的木瓜, 番茄,长豆,花生,柠檬,鱼露,糖,盐和辣 椒切成碎片凉拌。 这道菜有很多变化,有时候 还会添加“pla ra”。 另一个Issarn人的最爱是“lap”。 起初是老 挝菜,它是用香草香料和鱼酱调好的肉末(有 时都是生肉)。这道菜也有它很多变化。 这个地区的人们也被称为烹饪冒险者,有 时会吃蜗牛,田鼠,昆虫,蜥蜴,青蛙和壁虎 等奇怪的动物。 这个地区的牛肉消费量也比泰国其他地方 要多。 与此同时,在全国各地比较常见的烤猪 肉和鸡肉都是起源于东北。

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Thai cuisine and fusion cuisine 泰国美食的融合 Many dishes in Thailand defy regional ancestry, and perhaps none as well known as “phad Thai”. It’s an omnipresent present street food throughout the nation, consisting of stir-fried noodles, meat (sometimes vegetarian), tofu, eggs, shallots, garlic, sugar, chili and garlic.

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he same homeless status could be given to “khao phad”, which is fried rice served with meat, eggs, onions and garlic.

Taken to a more fusional level, you have American fried rice, which will often contain mini-hot dogs, raisins and pieces of ham. Similarly, a dish called drunken noodles (“phad ki mao”) appeared in Thai cuisine but has no place of birth. This combines noodles, meat, fish sauces, oyster sauce, soy sauce, fresh black pepper pods and Thai basil.

On some menus you’ll also find it cooked with pasta. But as for Thai fusion food combining other countries’ foods the list is endless. In the larger cities you’ll now find Thai-fusion burgers, in which the patty will be “lab”, or Thai basil will flavor the burger. In one Bangkok restaurant you can order a “tom yam” ceviche; the Four Seasons in Chiang Mai serves a delectable “lab” lobster.

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泰国的许多菜肴根本就不知道它起源于哪 里, “phad Thai”这是一种遍布全国街头美食, 类似于炒面,包含有肉类(可以是素食),豆 腐,鸡蛋,青葱,大蒜,糖,辣椒。 还有一个就是“khao

phad”,这就是炒

饭,肉、鸡蛋、洋葱和大蒜。 跟完美的融合就是“美国炒饭”,在炒饭中 加入热狗,葡萄干和火腿片等等。 同样,一种叫做醉酒面条的菜(“phad ki mao”)出现在泰国菜中,但没有出生地。主要 食材有面条,肉,鱼酱,蚝油,酱油,新鲜的 黑胡椒,豆荚和圣罗勒叶。 在一些菜单上,你还会发现它与意大利 特别面熟。但对于融合其他国家食品的泰国来 说,菜单是无止境的。在大城市里,你会发现 泰式汉堡,泰式圣罗勒味汉堡。在曼谷的一家

PHAD THAI

餐厅,您可以吃到“冬阴功”酸橘汁腌鱼,清迈 四季酒店还供应美味的“实验室”龙虾。

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Traditional Royal cuisine elegance and sophistication 优雅精致的传统皇家美食 Royal cuisine to some extent isn’t all that different to food found all over Thailand, although the emphasis of such dishes was on elegant presentation, a sometimes-complex method of creation, balanced flavors and the highest quality produce.

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e might note here that some of the best ingredients these days in Thailand come from the country’s many Royal Projects. In days gone by, the cooks for Thailand’s royalty would search out the best ingredients, creating unique variations of Thai dishes.

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皇家美食在某种程度上与泰国各地的食物并不完全相同,各种菜肴注重于优雅的陈列和复杂的创作方 法,均衡的口味和最优质的产品。 我们大家可能都知道,泰国最好的食材是来自该国的众多皇家项目。 在厨师为泰国皇室服务的日子时 期,他们找出了出最好的原材料,创造出泰式菜肴的独特变体。 这几天你会发现一些供应皇家泰式美食餐馆,主要是在曼谷。最着名的菜肴是“Kao Mon人的一道菜。将白米饭浸泡在香味冷水中。

Chae”,最初是

然后配上各种小蝶的添加料,吃的时候可以加入冰水(现

在泰国人使用碎冰)。 这道菜被誉为泰国解暑美味。 这座宫殿中也有自己的辣椒蘸料,叫做“nam prik long rua”。根据历史的记载,这道菜是皇家厨师在 皇家船上的厨房里用虾酱,然后通过添加 炸鲶鱼,甜猪肉,并用各种草药和香料进行煎炸而成。

These days, you’ll find a handful of restaurants, mainly in Bangkok, serving Royal Thai Cuisine. Perhaps the most well-known of the dishes is “Kao Chae”, which was originally a dish of the Mon people. This is white rice that is soaked in scented cold water. It’s served with a variety of small mixed dishes you can add to the cool water (these days, Thais use crushed ice). The dish is renowned as the prandial prescription to a stiflingly hot summer day in Thailand. The palace also had its own take on the Thai chili dip, called “nam prik long rua.” History tells us the royal cook came up with the dip after finding shrimp paste in the kitchen on the royal boat, and then got creative by adding fried catfish, sweet pork, and frying it up with various herbs and spices. 24 LIFE M a g a z i n e l 35


Thai desserts, omnipresent tropical fruits 泰式甜点,无所不在的热带水果


Thai desserts, or “kanom waan”, might simply be a selection of Thailand’s abundant tropical fruits, while jellies, custards, sweetened and flavored sticky rice, cakes, and Thai ice cream make up most of the rest of Thai sweets.

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popular dish is durian with sticky rice sweetened with coconut milk. Perhaps the most favored dessert by tourists is a similar dish using sweet mango, sweetened and salted sticky rice, covered in coconut cream and sprinkled with crunchy mung beans. Thailand has its own variations of jelly, including “khanom chun – a green jelly flour, coconut milk and sugar. Another royal dessert is the pretty “luk chub”, which is grinded steamed mung bean shaped into tiny fruits and glazed with gelatin. One of the most common Thai desserts you’ll find is a coconut custard called “takoh”, often served in banana leaf parcels. Adding savory to the sweet Thai crepes are popular, served with meringue and sweetened egg yolk, while you’ll find street vendors all over Thai cities selling pancakes filled with bananas and doused with sweet condensed milk. You may also come across fruits in Thailand which are carved into sometimes audacious shapes, historically a presentation only for the eyes of royalty. LUK CHUB

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泰式甜点或“kanom waan”可能仅仅是泰国丰富的热带水果缩影的一部分,而果冻,蛋羹,甜糯米, 蛋糕和冰淇淋构成了泰国其他甜食的大部分。 有一种特别受欢迎的甜点是榴莲糯米,在糯米上加上甜椰奶和榴莲。 也许游客还是比较喜欢另外一种 甜点,香甜的芒果,外加甜味的糯米,椰子奶,再撒上松脆的绿豆。 泰国也拥有自己的果冻,其中包括“khanom chun - 一种绿色果冻粉,有椰奶和糖。 另一种皇室甜点 是 “luk chub”,它是将绿豆粉和明胶混合,制作成各种各样的小水果。 最常见的泰式甜点就是椰子奶油冻,称为“takoh”,通常用香蕉叶包裹。里面常常会加入蛋清和蛋黄, 这在泰国的每个城市,你都会发现有街头小贩在出售装满香蕉的椰子冻,并浇上甜奶。 你也可能见到泰国特异的水果,这些水果被雕刻成特别的形状,在历史上这些只是用于皇室的陈设。

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Le Crystal Restaurant,

Le Crystal is no stranger in Chiang Mai’s fine dining scene and it continues to impress both new and returned guests every time. The fine French restaurant may not be the first search result you get when you look for a suggestion online, but don’t let its understated online presence keep you from one of Chiang Mai’s best fine dining experiences. Located on the bank of Ping River, Le Crystal serves award-winning fine French cuisine in a stunning teak glasshouse with Lanna decor and double storey windows that overlook garden views. The menu might be on the higher end, but so is the presentation, service, taste, and quality. Only the finest ingredients are chosen to craft superb authentic French dishes using sophisticated French culinary technique. Careful attention to fine detail is reflected on their signature dishes, from the famous appetizer like Panseared Foie Gras with raspberry reduction and King crab salad with “Louis” dressing, to the impeccable Japanese Hida beef strip loin and Baby sea bass with sun dried tomato and pesto. To complement the food, Le Crystal offers one of Thailand’s most exceptional wine list from both old and new worlds, as well as dessert that is flawlessly spectacular to see and taste. Le Crystal may not be on the top of your online guide, but if you love fine dining and authentic French cuisine, it definitely should be on your personal list.

清迈Le Crystal餐厅 Le Crystal餐厅在清迈已经并不陌生,它每次都会让新来的游客流连忘返并且再次回到这里。这家精致 的法式餐厅可能并不是您在网上寻找时获得的第一个搜索结果,但不要让其低调的状态让您远离清迈最好的 美食体验。 Le Crystal酒店位于Ping River河畔,提供屡获殊荣的精美法式美食,拥有迷人的柚木用餐区,配有兰 纳风格的装饰和可俯瞰花园景致的双层玻璃窗。并且提供的菜品,集高端、优质服务,品味和质量为一体。 只有用最好的食材才能用精致的法式烹饪技术制作出正宗的法国菜肴。精致体现在他们的招牌菜肴上,从有 名的开胃菜,如泛香鹅肝配上树莓酱,肠鹅肝酱,带有帝王蟹沙拉和“路易”酱,还有无可挑剔的日本hida 牛 里脊和配有晒干西红柿香蒜酱的鲈鱼。 为了和美味的食物相匹配,Le Crystal特别提供来自世界各地的葡萄酒。 Le Crystal可能不是您计划中 的首选,但如果您喜欢美食或者是地道的法国美食,那您绝对不能错过! Le Crystal 餐厅 清迈市paton路74/2号 (位于滨河边上) 营业时间6.00pm.-10.30 pm. 现场爵士乐队演奏: 7.30pm-10pm 星期天除外) 电话 053 218 059, 053 218 060 | Facebook: Lecrystal.French.Cuisine www.lecrystalrestaurant.com | IG: lecrystalrestaurant

LE CRYSTAL RESTAURANT

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74/2 Paton Rd., T.Paton, A.Muang, Chiang Mai (by the Ping River) Open 6.00pm.-10.30 pm. | Live jazz band starts at 7.30pm-10pm daily except Sundays) Tel. 053 218 059, 053 218 060 | Facebook: Lecrystal.French.Cuisine | IG: lecrystalrestaurant www.lecrystalrestaurant.com


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Blue Elephant Phuket An internationally renowned name in Thai cuisine

Blue Elephant is a very well-established restaurant brand with branches in 12 countries around the world; one of these restaurants that passionately preserve the best of the royal, traditional and even familial recipes. Among its most prominent branches, Blue Elephant Phuket has a wonderful ambiance and terrific seafood. This magnificent restaurant sets in a majestic Sino-Portuguese mansion in the heart of old Phuket town. The century old building is known locally as Phra Pitak Chinpracha Mansion and used to be the governor residence, hence the name Govornor’s Mansion. Lead by Chef Nooror, one of the most influential Thai chefs, Blue Elephant Phuket specializes in authentic Royal Thai cuisine and offers the very best in Thai hospitality and flavours. The menu here is a unique blend between traditional and novelties with richly flavoured classic Royal Thai dishes in modern presentation and twist. Chef Nooror’s specialty includes Eggplant salad with grilled scallops and truffle oil, Grilled marinated Andaman Sea Parrot cooked in a bamboo case, Lamb chop Kra-praow, and Crab curry with wild betel leaves and vermicelli. Blue Elephant executes its grand setting, elegant atmosphere, and Royal Thai menu brilliantly and it’s certainly an impressive dining experience.

普吉蓝象 蓝象是一家国际知名的泰式美食品牌,在全球12个国家都设有分店; 这些 餐厅中都传承了泰式的热情,并且延续了泰国皇家传统的美食精华。 其中最著名的分店要属普吉岛的蓝象,这里会给您提供一个美妙的海鲜 氛围。 这家宏伟的餐厅位于古老的普吉镇中心一座雄伟的中葡豪宅中。 这座百 年老建筑在当地被称为Phra Pitak Chinpracha Mansion,曾经是州长官邸, 因此被称为Govornor's Mansion。 主厨Nooror是泰国最具影响力的厨师之一,泰国蓝象精心问您提供地道 的泰国皇家美食,提供最好的泰国风味。 这里的菜单是传统与新奇之间的独 特融合,融合了现代和经典泰式皇家料理。 主厨Nooror的招牌菜包括茄子沙拉配和松露油烤扇贝,用竹箱烤腌制的 安达曼海鹦鹉,羊羔扒Kra-praow和槟榔叶咖喱蟹和粉丝。 蓝象以其宏伟的环境,高雅的氛围和泰式皇家出色的菜单令人叹服,这

BLUE ELEPHANT, PHUKET

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绝对是一次令人印象深刻的用餐体验。 普吉蓝象 泰国普吉岛Talad Neua镇 Karabi路96号 电话: + 66 76 354 355-7 | 邮箱: phuket@blueelephant.com www.blueelephant.com/phuket


Sapphire Restaurant is a classy and elegant restaurant within the glamorous Glam Habitat Hotel, Phuket. The atmosphere of Sapphire truly sparkles like a fine jewel as lights simply dance between the crystal chandelier and the glass, polished metal, and polished marble surfaces of the furniture. The sparkling nature of the restaurant is toned down by deep blue walls that subtly reminds you of the sea of Phuket and Sapphire’s specialty – seafood! Sapphire Restaurant offers a variety of cuisine, from Italian, Thai, and international cuisines, but one thing they have in common is great seafood dishes. It’s surprising how simple dishes like grilled or poached mussels, prawns, and squid can be so delicious when the ingredients are fresh. But don’t just stop there, because Sapphire offers much more sophisticated flavours. Recommended dishes are Vongole, or seafood spaghetti with large mussels and tasty parmesan cheese on top, and Snow fish with Phuket style crab curry sauce and crispy vermicelli. Saphire is perfect in every occasion, whether you are looking for a place to impress on your date or a place to enjoy delicious dinner with your loved ones. 42 l 24 LIFE M a g a z i n e

Sapphire Restaurant Sophisticatedly adorned with crystal and marble

Sapphire 餐厅 Sapphire餐厅以水晶和大理石精心装饰,是迷人的普吉Glam Habitat 酒店中一处优雅的餐厅。 Sapphire 餐厅的灯光在水晶吊灯和玻璃,以及抛光金属和大理石家具表面之间来回舞动。让它成为了一颗真正 的美丽闪耀的宝石。餐厅波光粼粼的自然色调,和深蓝色的墙壁,不经的让你想起普吉岛和Sapphire 餐厅 的特色- 海鲜! Sapphire餐厅提供各种美食,包括意大利,泰式和国际美食,但他们有一个共同点就是都采用当地新 鲜的食材,味道绝对鲜美。例如如烤或炖贻贝,虾和鱿鱼等简单的美味菜肴。 但不要只停留在那些,因为 Sapphire餐厅还为您准备了更特殊的美味。 推荐的菜品有Vongole,或者意大利海鲜面配上大贻贝和可口 的帕玛森奶酪,还有雪鱼配普吉风味蟹肉咖喱酱和脆皮粉丝。 无论您是在寻找一个约会的地方,或是准备与您的亲人一起享受美味的晚餐。这里都是您最完美的 选择。 Saphire餐厅 位于酒店的一楼 开放时间:10:00-23:00 详情请咨询093-356-5552

SAPHIRE RESTAURANT

Glam Habitat 1st floor Operating Hour: 10.00 – 23.00 | For enquiries or reservation, please call 093-356-5552


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Black Ginger The enchantment of true tastes of Phuket

Hailed by culinary specialists and lifestyle experts from around the globe as one of the best Thai food restaurant in the kingdom, Black Ginger enchants your senses not only by its magical Thai fusion cuisine concocted around authentic flavours of Phuket, but also by its amazing fairy-tale setting features from the furniture right up into your plate. Black Ginger is indeed a modern masterpiece of ancient Thai decoration. Nested in The Slate formerly known as Indigo Pearl, the restaurant is set in a beautiful wooden mansion which features cutting edge contemporary design blended with enchanting old-world charm hovering over a luminescent lagoon. Lead by critically acclaimed Chef Anongrat Meklai, or Chef Piak, who has more than 20 years experience in Thai cooking. Black Ginger astonishes diners with an unforgettable experience of oriental spices, exquisite flavours delicately balanced and prepared with the freshest local ingredients, celebrating the authenticity of the island’s heritage.

We may also suggest the Gaeng Pou Bai Cha-Plu, southern style curry with lump crab meat, pungent cha-plu leaves and crushed garlic accompanied with traditional rice noodles and fresh local vegetables. And also the Pad Pak Mieng Goong Sieb, local mieng leaves stir-fried with smoked crispy shrimps, or the Pla Gao Thod, deep fried grouper served with garlic-pepper sauce or tangy chili sauce. But don’t miss the Goong Mangorn Yang, a grilled Canadian lobster (500 grams) served with tamarind and chilli-lime sauce.

黑姜:普吉岛最地道的口味

Don’t miss

Among the must-try, the Poh Pia Sod Phuket (Black Ginger’s special recipe): you roll your own fresh spring rolls and experiment with the flavors of garlic, bright coriander, crisp lettuce, bean sprouts and luxurious chili puree to surprise your palate, served with juicy crab, tender pork, traditional Thai pancakes and tamarind sauce.

作为泰国最好的美食餐厅之一,来自世界 各地的烹饪专家和生活方式专家为您奉上了不 俗的用餐体验,它不仅以其神奇的泰式美食为 您奉上正宗泰国风味的普吉岛美食, 并且将家 具中的故事成功的融合在了您的盘子。 黑姜确实是泰国古代装饰的现代杰作。 餐 厅位于Slate酒店,原名Indigo

Pearl,影藏在

一座美丽的木制大厦内,尖端的当代设计,融 合迷人的复古魅力,萦绕在发光的泻湖上。 备受好评的Anongrat Meklai主厨或 Piak 主厨,他们让Black

Ginger带给您难忘的东方

香料体验。精致的香料以最新鲜的当地食材精 心调配烹制而成,这才是这个岛屿上的真正的 遗产。 值得推荐的是,Poh

Pia

Sod

Phuket

(黑姜餐厅的特殊配方):是由春卷和蒜酱, 香菜,生菜,豆芽和辣椒酱制成。再配上多汁 的螃蟹,嫩猪肉,泰式传统的煎饼和罗望子 酱。 我们也推荐Gaeng Pou Bai Cha-Plu,这 道菜配有南方风味咖喱蟹肉,辛辣的茶叶和碎 蒜,配上传统的米粉和当地新鲜的蔬菜。 另外还有Pad Pak Mieng Goong Sieb, 用当地的稻草熏制的虾仁,当然还有Pla

Gao

Thod,油炸的石斑鱼配大蒜辣椒酱或辣椒酱。 但千万不要错过加拿大烤龙虾(500克) 配罗望子和辣椒酱的Goong Mangorn Yang。 营业时间:每天下午6点到晚上11点 提前订餐:contactfb@theslatephuket.com 电话:+66(76)327006 网络: www.theslatephuket.com/black-ginger

THE SLATE

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23 Restaurant & Club Phuket Sets nearby the Heart of Laguna Phuket.

"From the fairytale-like garden dining section, with decorative white furniture, a gossamer, airy sala and dreamy lighting, to the generous indoors section set within a brightly-lit glasshouse, it all makes 23 one of the most romantic and stylish spaces to dine at in Phuket." -Maciek Klimowicz Satisfying kitchen and unique design are not the only pride of the restaurant. If you are planning a banquet or a cocktail reception, a business meeting or a reception, a corporate party or private party, a wedding banquet or a birthday party, then a number of questions immediately arise. How to plan the budget of the upcoming event? How to conduct it? What to treat and how to entertain guests, so that everyone is happy?

普吉拉古那附近的23餐厅俱 乐部

Give 23 a call us and they will be happy to help you solve all these problems! They will help you plan your event properly, provide for all the details, turn your holiday into a grand celebration, create the atmosphere of an exquisite event with a "Wow".

对等等,那么会立即出现一些问题。例如 如何

Join an exclusive dining experience, once-in-a-lifetime events, a romantic moment and everything in between.

盛大的庆祝活动,为您创造不一样活动的气氛。

23 RESTAURANT & CLUB PHUKET

Phone: +66 (0)6 4027 2323 | Email: info@23restaurant.com Address: 21/17 Lagoon road Boat Avenue, Cherngtalay Phuket 83110 Website: www.23restaurant.com 46 l 24 LIFE M a g a z i n e

“从童话般的花园用餐区,外加白色的家 具装饰,轻薄的游丝,通透的纱窗和梦幻般的 灯光,再到室内用餐区,明亮的玻璃屋,这一 切都使得23餐厅俱乐部成为了个普吉岛最浪漫 时尚的用餐场所之一 。”-Maciek Klimowicz 说 独特的厨房设计并不是餐厅唯一的骄傲。 如果您计划举办宴会或鸡尾酒招待会,商务会 议,公司聚会或私人派对,婚礼宴会或生日派 预算? 活动如何进行? 怎样招待客人,才能使 每个人都感觉到快乐。 给我们餐厅打电话吧,他们会很乐意帮助 你解决所有的问题! 他们会帮助你合理地规划 你的活动,提供所有的细节,把你的假期变成 独特的用餐体验,一生一次的浪漫的时 刻,尽在这里!。

提前订餐:info@23restaurant.com 电话:+66 (0)6 4027 2323 网络: www.23restaurant.com


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Food For You Cook specially for you

Chef Tutu, the owner chef of Food For You, is well-known for his attention to even the smallest detail of cooking, yet he loves to keep his dishes as simple as possible. He began his cooking experience at home when he was 8 but his professional experience took off in USA where he worked various F&B jobs, including a chef position. Chef Tutu now operates his own Food For You restaurant and it allows him to freely and creatively bring ingredients together with love – just like how he would cook for his family. The open-air Thai wooden house is surrounded by lush garden, giving the restaurant a cozy and homely atmosphere, but the real highlight is Chef Tutu’s original fusion Thai cuisine. His Mixed Spring Rolls were a delightful start and they were served along with Thai style salmon salad. Main dishes showcase various meat and the chef’s refined cooking skill. Crispy duck with honey sauce may look simple but to cook the duck so perfectly is harder than you think. Thai herbal chicken highlights his knowledge on Thai herbs and spices while stir-fried beef tenderloin with special house sauce, stir-fried seafood with crispy holy basil, and Crab soup really shine a spotlight on the ingredients. Just like its name says, Food For You pays careful attention to everything requires for a great dining experience, so feel at home and enjoy delicious dishes cooked specially ‘for you’.

Food For You餐厅 您的专属美食 Food For You餐厅的主厨Tutu以注重烹调细节著称,但是他也喜欢尽量 简化美味的菜肴。 8岁时,他就在家开始自己下厨,但他的职业生涯是从在美 国开始,他在那里从事过各种餐饮工作。 Tutu厨师现在经营着他自己的Food For You餐厅,在这他可以自由地 创造新的美食。他的工作就像在为家人做饭一样。 露天的泰式木屋周围环绕 着郁郁葱葱的花园,让餐厅变得舒适和温馨,但真正的亮点是Tutu厨师亲手 制作的泰式美食。 他的混合春卷绝对是一绝,与泰式鲑鱼沙拉一起,简直美

FOOD FOR YOU

Phone: 092 642 9414 | Facebook: @foodforyoubycheftutu Address: 25 Moo 3 San Phi Suea, Muang, Chiang Mai, 50300

妙极了。餐厅还提供各种肉类食品。 用蜂蜜酱制作的脆皮鸭看起来很简单, 但如此完美的烤鸭比你想象的要难。 还有泰国的草药鸡突出了泰国草药和香 料,同时还有特别的酱油炒牛里脊肉,脆皮圣罗勒海鲜,以及美味的蟹汤。 就像它的名字所说,“为你食物”着力让您的每一次用餐体验都能完美, 在这里就如家一般,享受专门为你烹制的美味佳肴。

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MAY-JUNE 2018 THAI CUISINE, WONDER OF ASIA Experience a mouth-watering journey through the amazing diversity and flavours of Thai gastronom...

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