Thai Michelin Stars Break Out of Bangkok

Vertig'O Michelin star restaurant in Geneve

Spring menu in a Michelin starred restaurant, Geneva Switzerland. Photo: Hotel de la Paix Genève.

BANGKOK — The first restaurant outside of Bangkok, the first Southern Thai cuisine restaurant and the first restaurant whose kitchen is headed by an Indian woman won Michelin stars when the awardees for the culinary guide were announced Wednesday.

The Michelin 2019 guide for the first time included Phuket and Phang Nga provinces. Pru, in Phuket and run by Jimmy Ophorst, was the first non-Bangkok restaurant to get a star.

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By Asaree Thaitrakulpanich
Khaosod English

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