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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
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.