Here’s a feast for Thai Food-Lovers – a chance to revel in the delicious depths of Northern Thai cuisine as the inaugural Taste of Thailand Food Festival makes its debut at Shangri-La Hotel Sydney’s Café Mix from 20 to 29 April 2018.A selection of distinctive northern Thai dishes has been created by guest chef Pawitra In-Eya of Shangri-La Hotel, Chiang Mai, Thailand, who has flown in for the festival.Head Chef Aum of the recently opened Moon restaurant in Darlinghurst will join the festival with his signature dishes that blend the best of both European fine dining and traditional Thai gastronomy.Traditional northern dishes, will include Kao Soi Beef Cheek, Steamed Seabass with Chili Lime Sauce, 72 Hour Braised Ribs and Northern Curry Noodle Soup, a popular dish that originated in Chiang Mai. For dessert, authentic Thai delicacies, including Mango Sticky Rice and Water Chestnut with Coconut Milk will be served.Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney’s Executive Chef Hemant Dadlani is excited to host the hotel’s first festival focusing on Northern Thai food.“The taste of this region relies on a wealth of rich spices and fresh herbs which act as the foundation of the vast depth in flavour. Our guest chefs will showcase aromatic dishes for which Northern Thai culture is known,” Chef Dadlani said.FAST FACTS:Where? Café Mix, Shangri-la Hotel SydneyWhen? A Taste of Thailand festival runs from 20-29 April, 2018.Dinner: The buffet dinner is available from 6.00pm to 9.30pm at $65 per person. Friday and Saturday night buffet, including seafood is at $85 per person. Lunch: Saturday and Sunday buffet lunch is available noon – 2.30 pm at $65.00 per person.Bookings: call (02) 9250 6000 or send an email to email@example.com.More information: shangri-la.com/sydney.“Taste of Thailand” is presented in partnership with Tourism Authority of Thailand.