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David Thompson, Bangkok Australian-born chef David Thompson moved to Thailand in the 1980s. He develops exciting new dishes based around native ingredients, mining century-old cookbooks for inspiring new flavour combinations to revive. His restaurant, Nahm, opened in 2010 in the Metropolitan Hotel and is a world leader in Thai cuisine. It’s a great honour – particularly for an antipodean chef.

Expert assistance on the move Bangkok is one of the world’s most intoxicating cities. Its local food scene offers an unrivalled number of ways to enjoy it, from white-tablecloth haute cuisine to scrummy street food.

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Also on the menu

For more ways to enjoy good company, take your place at the table for Monocle’s Food & Entertaining Guide in this month’s issue.