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MIPCOM Picks 2012: Thai Street Food with David Thompson

A captivating presenter, chef David Thompson's exploration of Thai cuisine and culture leaves you hungry for more.
September 25, 2012

Partners: Thai Street Productions and Noosa Films; distributed by ABC Commercial

Length: 13 x 30 minutes

Rights available: Worldwide

When it comes to Thai cooking, Australian chef David Thompson knows a thing or two. The author of a couple of books on the subject and the proprietor of several Thai restaurants, including Namh in London and Bangkok, Thompson has a passion for the cuisine that is undeniable. And as seen in this series, it’s infectious. Thompson takes to the streets of Thailand, hitting markets at the crack of dawn and whipping up late-night meals with Thai street chefs, to bring to viewers the range of culinary delights available in the country. A captivating presenter, Thompson’s exploration of Thai cuisine and culture leaves you hungry for more.

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.