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Patong to hold ‘PHUKET TASTIVAL Seafood and Gastronomy: Dive Thru Seafood’ event

Patong – The ‘PHUKET TASTIVAL Seafood & Gastronomy: Dive Thru Seafood’ event will be held in Patong from November 17th to November 21st, 2022. The Patong Municipality told the Phuket Express that the 'PHUKET TASTIVAL Seafood...

UPDATE: Phuket restaurant owner fined 1,000 baht for not clearly showing food prices

Phuket –   An owner of a restaurant in Phuket Town was fined 1,000 baht for not clearly showing food prices on a menu. Our previous story: Tourists have reportedly complained over food prices at a...

Phat Kaphrao Crowned World’s Best Stir-Fry

BANGKOK (NNT) - TasteAtlas.com has revealed that Thailand’s beloved street food dish, Phat Kaphrao, has claimed the top spot on the coveted "Best Stir-Fries in the World 2023" list, solidifying the menu’s popularity with a...

Tom kha gai takes 1st place among world’s best chicken soups

PRESS RELEASE: TasteAtlas, a website for traditional dishes, local ingredients, and authentic restaurants, has revealed its 2023 food ranking on the “10 Best Rated Chicken Soups in the World.” Tom kha gai from Thailand takes...

Thai FDA Confirms Safety of Imported Japanese Seafood

PRESS RELEASE: BANGKOK (NNT) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reassured consumers that seafood imported from Japan remains safe for consumption, following rigorous testing for radioactivity. The announcement comes amid international concerns about the...

Phuket vegetarian festival officially begins

Phuket – The Phuket Vegetarian festival has officially begun in which the Thai Public Health Minister joined in a ceremony to launch the event. Yesterday, (September 25th), the Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul joined in the...

Thai Food is Getting More Popular in China

Thai food has been listed as the fourth most popular foreign cuisine in China, after western, Japanese, and Korean food. The number of Chinese tourists visiting Thailand has also continued to rise, since China...

Phuket to hold ‘Food Festival’ to promote ‘Phuket, the City of Gastronomy’

Phuket – A ‘Food Festival to promote 'Phuket, the City of Gastronomy by UNESCO' will be held in Phuket from May 28th to June 5th, 2022. A meeting was held Friday (May 20th) and was led...

Thai Royal Gazette publishes Public Health announcement around cannabis in food products

National - The Thai Royal Gazette published a Ministry of Public Health announcement on cannabis control on Friday, August 26th, requiring food distributors to attach a cannabis-infused label and attend a tutoring course. According to the...

Many foreign tourists visit Samui local market “The Wharf”

Samui, Surat Thani – Many foreign tourists have visited a famous local market and tasted Thai food on Samui Island. Mr. Wiwat Chuenban, the vice-president of the Tourism Council of Thailand told the Phuket Express the...