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Fah Thai Magazine May-June 2017

HAPPENINGS THAILAND

HAPPENINGS THAILAND BANGKOK GAGGAN Gaggan once again claims the top spot for the 3rd consecutive year with signature dishes like “I Want My Curry” served in a traditional Indian tiffin box. Known as a splendid culinary destination in the heart of Bangkok, Gaggan crafts Indian cuisine in a revamped style which turns the image of traditional Indian street food into unconventional, delicious progressive dishes. Named after the Indian owner and chef who has been living in Thailand for many years, Gaggan aims to put Indian cuisine into one of the world’s top fine dining choices. eatatgaggan.com; +66 (0) 2652 1700 LE DU Making its debut in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards this year, Le Du offers Thai cuisine with an innovative twist. Based on the richness of local Thai ingredients, the restaurant interprets the marvels of authentic Thai food in a contemporary dining experience. Le Du combines the cooking methods inspired by the Thai, Chinese and European culinary arts, and woven together transforms local Thai vegetables into stunning presentations. facebook.ledubkk.com, +66 (0) 92 919 9969 SPOTLIGHT To Fly with Ideas Poised to be the new creative hub on the Thonburi side, Chang Chui sprawls on 11 rai of land and offers space for art exhibitions, movie screenings, plays, music and idea exchanges for art enthusiasts with a museum landmark housed in an airplane. Each of the 18 buildings located within the Chang Chui compound is constructed with discarded materials and represents diverse functions and stories. What makes Chang Chui stand out from other artistic co-working hubs is that it is a true melting pot of people who play a big part in driving Bangkok’s art scene forward. Teams from the Documentary Club, Seven Spoons and owner of Fly Now Somchai Songwattana inspired the establishment of Chang Chui, making this creative powerhouse a truly magnificent sanctuary for art-inspiration seekers. changchuibangkok.com, +66 (0) 81 817 2888 88