A festival of Thailand’s regional cuisines

ByFAYE LEVY, YAKIR LEVY
June 26, 2014 14:54

The inaugural Thai Food Festival in Los Angeles showcased Thailand’s four culinary regions.




Thai Food

Chefs prepare dishes from Thailand’s northeast province, one of four regions of the country. (photo credit:YAKIR LEVY)

Thailand’s regional specialties were showcased in the inaugural Thai Food Festival in what some call Thailand’s 78th province: Los Angeles, home to a Thai population of about 80,000 and to the world’s first Thai Town.

Those who love Thai food are familiar with meals such as sweet and spicy pad Thai noodles and beef red curry, which commonly served in restaurants. Yet Thailand has a variety of delicious dishes that have evolved as part of the country’s regional cuisines.

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