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Western food media doesn't like to publish a story like this.It's too niche.It doesn't have a broad appeal.对他们来说,把他们宝贵的房地产奉献给大多数人不知道也不爱的东西是没有意义的。Nam 亚搏娱乐网页版登陆phriktherefore,hasn't received a lot of coverage in mainstream publications,当它发生的时候,the coverage doesn't go deep and is often rife with misinformation.

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For a country that takes such great pride in its cuisine,Thailand,surprisingly,在电影创作中,人们似乎并不热衷于关注食物。If it's true that art imitates life,then it's quite perplexing how the magnitude of the love the Thai people have for their food and the enormity of the role food plays in their lives—all obvious to even the most casual observers—haven't really manifested themselves on silver screen and television.And the few times when food and eating were incorporated into films and dramas,it was rarely done with any perceptible sense of intentionality.

I believe we can do better.Continue Reading →




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