David Thompson (chef)

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David Thompson is an Australian chef, restaurateur and cookery writer, known for his skill and expertise in Thai cuisine.wikipedia
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David Thompson is an Australian chef, restaurateur and cookery writer, known for his skill and expertise in Thai cuisine.
Australian chef David Thompson, an expert on Thai food, observes that unlike many other cuisines, Thai cooking rejects simplicity and is about "the juggling of disparate elements to create a harmonious finish".

The Halkin

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Nahm opened in 2001 in The Halkin hotel in London, and received a Michelin star within six months.
COMO The Halkin originally hosted a Michelin-starred Thai restaurant named nahm, run by Australian chef David Thompson, from 2001 until December 2012.

Wonderfruit

In 2014, David Thompson was the headline chef for the inaugural Wonder Feasts series at the first Wonderfruit festival, in Thailand.
The inaugural banquets in the Wonder Feasts series were helmed by David Thompson, owner of Michelin-starred Nahm (London) and winner of Asia’s Best Restaurants for Nahm (Bangkok) in 2014.

High Flyers (TV series)

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In 2015, Thompson was interviewed on Bloomberg Television series High Flyers in Singapore.
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David Thompson is an Australian chef, restaurateur and cookery writer, known for his skill and expertise in Thai cuisine.

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David Thompson is an Australian chef, restaurateur and cookery writer, known for his skill and expertise in Thai cuisine.

Sydney

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He made his name at Darley Street Thai in Sydney, which he opened in 1992 in Darley St, Newtown upon his return from living and working in Bangkok for several years.

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He made his name at Darley Street Thai in Sydney, which he opened in 1992 in Darley St, Newtown upon his return from living and working in Bangkok for several years.

Christina Ong

The success of these restaurants got him noticed by hotelier Christina Ong, who asked him to open a restaurant in one of her COMO hotels.

London

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Nahm opened in 2001 in The Halkin hotel in London, and received a Michelin star within six months.

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Nahm opened in 2001 in The Halkin hotel in London, and received a Michelin star within six months.

Bloomberg Television

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In 2015, Thompson was interviewed on Bloomberg Television series High Flyers in Singapore.

Singapore

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In 2015, Thompson was interviewed on Bloomberg Television series High Flyers in Singapore.

The Guardian

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David Thompson in an interview with The Guardian: One night in Bangkok on the trail of Thai street food

Massaman curry

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According to Thai food expert David Thompson, as well as Thai journalist and scholar Santi Sawetwimon, the dish originated in 17th century Central Thailand at the cosmopolitan court of Ayutthaya, through the Persian merchant Sheik Ahmad Qomi from whom the Thai noble family of Bunnag descends.

Nam phrik

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The chef David Thompson, an acknowledged expert on Thai cuisine, writes, "They are at the very core of Thai cooking and have fed the Thai from their distant past to the present."

Neil Perry

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By the time he was 24 he found himself gravitating towards the kitchen, and realised his passion for cooking by working with, and learning from over the ensuing years, chefs such as Damien Pignolet, Gay Bilson, Stephanie Alexander, Steve Manfredi and David Thompson.

Marina Bay Sands

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Also housed within the Shoppes are six of the ten Celebrity Chef restaurants—Bread Street Kitchen (by Gordon Ramsay), Cut (by Wolfgang Puck), Waku Ghin (by Tetsuya Wakuda), Pizzeria and Osteria Mozza (by Mario Batali), Long Chim (by David Thompson) and DB Bistro & Oyster Bar (by Daniel Boulud).

James Beard Foundation Award

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International: Thai Food by David Thompson

Andy Ricker

Goode, photographer Austin Bush, foreword by chef David Thompson, 2013)