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Shangri-La Hotel, Qingdao presents "From Chiang Mai to Qingdao" Thai Food Festival

Qingdao, China, 23 July 2014 – “Sa Wad Dee Ka”, Thailand flavour hits Cafe Yum with a range of popular Thailand favourites prepared by guest chefs from Shangri-La Hotel, Chiang Mai from 25 July to 8 August 2014.  Thailand specialties will enhance Cafe Yum’s buffet lunch and dinner. Some of the mouth-watering dishes to be presented during the two-week promotion are Minced Chicken Salad with Ground Rice and Mint Leaf, Tom Yam Goong Soup, Simmer Thai green curry with Chicken and Eggplant, Mango and Sticky Rice, to name a few.

One of the best ways to know a country is through its cuisine.  Considered among the world’s most delicious, Thai cuisine has a unique blend of particular tastes: hot, sour, sweet and always highlighted with citrus.  Thai cuisine can be divided into four sections – north cuisine, northeast cuisine, middle cuisine and south cuisine.

Chiang Mai cuisine as a representative of northern Thailand cuisine is famous for its spicy cooking style.  Dishes are usually cooked by frying, simmering and braising. Curry, pepper, ginger and green lemon are used to enrich the flavour of the dishes.  To provide the most authentic Thai food, the culinary team brings their local cooking ingredients from Thailand, such as herbs, spices and paste.

Guests can discover Thailand the tantalising way by coming over to Café Yum and delighting their taste buds with an extensive list of Thai appetisers, main dishes and desserts, such as and an exciting performance by dancers from Thailand. For reservations, please call (86 532) 8388 3838 extension 6008.

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently operates over 100 hotels with a room inventory of over 41,000.  Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services.  Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.  The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in Australia, mainland China, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia and Saudi Arabia. For more information, please visit

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