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Heavenly feast for durian lovers

Sep 04. 2019
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By The Nation

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Durian lovers have until September 10 to indulge themselves at EmQuartier’s “Quartier Durian Festival”.

The feast, organised by the Mall Group’s Gourmet Market in collaboration with the Commerce Ministry’s Department of Internal Trade, marks the end of the summer fruit season and showcases the famous Monthong durian from the South of Thailand. 

Aiming to elevate Thai fruit to international standards, the campaign also highlights mangosteen from Nakhon Ratchasima province, Rongrien rambutan, Sumalee salacca zalacca (salak), pineapple from Sri Racha, watermelon, Thailand’s famous Nam Dok Mai mango, as well as sour mango served with nam pla wan, sweet chilli sauce, and more. Also on offer is sweet sticky rice, chow kuay or glass jelly, traditional ice cream from Samut Sakhon and 20 other delicacies. 

In addition to the delicacies on offer, people will also get the chance to pick up other great items from the South such as Krajood wicker baskets, sweet and savoury treats such as Kaeng Tai Pla, Khanom Jeen Namya Kati Tai, Khanom La, processed seafood, Chaiya salted eggs, Pla Dook Kra, Kapi Nakhon Sri and Bao mango to name a few. 

Tickets for the fruit/dessert all-you-can-eat buffet go for Bt559 per head, though for MCard holders it is Bt499 and only Bt399 for SCB MPrepaid members. The feast is held seven times a day, lasting for an hour each time, from 10.30 to 8.30pm. Tickets can be purchased at the venue.

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