World’s most exclusive papaya salad is accompanied by lobster and caviar and served with a choice of Champagne or Chardonnay, as part of an exquisite new Thai fusion menu
BANGKOK, THAILAND - Media OutReach - 26 August 2019 - AKARYN Hotel Group, Thailand's homegrown five-star boutique
hotel specialist, has revealed an innovative new menu that transforms
Thailand's most popular street food dish into a luxurious and indulgent fine
The Most Expensive Som Tam or Thai Papaya Salad with Canadian Lobster and Oscietra Carviar at Som Tam & Chardonnay Restaurant
Som Tam with Lobster and Carviar Pairing with Louis Roederer Champagne
akyra Thonglor Bangkok Hotel, the urban retreat in the Thai capital's hippest
district, officially unveiled the new menu on 2nd August 2019 at Som
Tam & Chardonnay, its vibrant dining destination which opens out onto an
expansive pool terrace.
True to the
restaurant's name, the new menu focuses on som tam, the celebrated spicy
salad which is made using shredded green papaya, beans and tomatoes, blended
together in a pestle and mortar with fish sauce, palm sugar, garlic and chili,
and topped with peanuts. The expert Thai chefs at akyra Thonglor Bangkok
Hotel have now enhanced this beloved dish by combining it with succulent Canadian
lobster and oscietra caviar, one of the world's most prized varieties of black caviar.
this culinary occasion even more refined, guests can accompany it with a glass
or bottle of Louis Roederer Brut Premier NV Champagne. Fresh and elegant yet
rich and powerful, this beautiful bubbly cuts through the spiciness of the som
tam. Alternatively, diners can select from three exquisite Chardonnays:
Echeverria Reserva 2017 from Chile, La Chapelle 2016 from Languedoc, France,
and Main Divide 2015 from New Zealand.
is famous around the world for its fresh, crisp ingredients and spicy kick. At akyra
Thonglor Bangkok Hotel, we understand that our well-travelled guests want to
enjoy the time-honoured tastes of Thailand, while also appreciating something
new and exciting. By creating this inventive new menu, we are taking the
kingdom's finest culinary traditions and injecting them with a new degree of style
and sophistication. I am confident that diners will travel from far and wide to
experience the world's most luxurious papaya salad," said Anchalika
Kijkanakorn, AKARYN Hotel Group's Founder and Managing Director.
menu comprises a series of other avant-garde dishes that fuse the finest
flavours of Thailand with cutting-edge international cooking techniques. For
example, the beef carpaccio features wafer-thin slices of beef
tenderloin, flash-seared and dressed with lemongrass and dried chili.
Similarly, the tuna tartare blends fresh raw tuna with Thai herbs and a
fish sauce dressing.
the restaurant's Atlantic salmon is accompanied by lotus and a
Thai-style gremolata made using fresh local herbs, garlic, lime and peanuts.
For a more traditional Thai dish, the chef's special phad kra-prao neau Thonburi
features mouth-watering dry-aged beef, stir-fried together with hot basil, served
with organic jasmine rice and topped with a fried duck egg.
dishes reflect the deep commitment of akyra Thonglor Bangkok Hotel, and
the entire AKARYN Hotel Group, to taking their guests on gastronomic journeys
that are both authentic and pioneering, showcasing the best local cuisine, the
freshest produce and modern cooking techniques.
& Chardonnay is making its name as one of Bangkok's most exciting
restaurants. Nestled in trendy Thonglor, the pulsating neighbourhood known for
its fashionable boutiques, bars and nightclubs, this dynamic dining destination
lives up to its name with more than five different types of som tam dishes,
including this opulent new option. With its contemporary take on classic
cuisine and an extended wine list, this is the perfect place for an epicurean
adventure with your friends, family or loved one.
entertaining culinary occasions can be enjoyed at all of AKARYN Hotel Group's
boutique hotels and resorts across Thailand, including locations in Bangkok,
Chiang Mai, Hua Hin and Phuket. To learn more about the award-winning AKARYN
Hotel Group, please visit www.akarynhotelgroup.com.
About AKARYN Hotel Group
AKARYN Hotel Group specialises in the management of
small luxury resorts in South-east Asia and is the owning and management
company for Aleenta Phuket-PhangNga (aleenta.com/Phuket) and Aleenta HuaHin-Pranburi (aleenta.com/HuaHin). AKARYN Group also operates the akyra Manor Chiang Mai
(theakyra.com/Chiang-Mai), akyra Thonglor Bangkok (theakyra.com/bangkok/) and the akyra Beach Club Phuket (theakyra.com/Phuket), and akyra TAS Sukhumvit Bangkok(https://www.theakyra.com/bangkok/sukhumvit) The Pure Blue Foundation (purebluefoundation.com), established in 2010 by AKARYN Hotel Group, is a charitable foundation
supporting marine conservation and community projects throughout Thailand. In
September 2015, founder and director Anchalika Kijkanakorn was named as a Hero
of Philanthropy by Forbes Asia in recognition of her dedication to supporting
valuable conservation efforts.
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