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Vegetarian Festival Bangkok – Tesagan Gin Je Festival Thailand
October 12, 2016 - October 20, 2016
Meat lovers across Bangkok will give up animal products in order to cleanse the body. During Tesagan Gin Je Festival yellow and red flags signal a shop or stall is selling food in line with the festival regulationsare displayed above Yarrowat Road. You will also see stickers and signs in shops across the city, from 7-11 to large shopping malls like Central World.
Chinatown is the gathering point for the festivities. You will find rows of temporary stalls selling a wide variety of dishes from sweet cakes to noodle soups. The best time to come is early evening, around 17:00, so you can enjoy a meal, people watch at the temples and see the Chinese Opera performing on Charoen Krung Road Soi 20.
Luce, the Italian fine dining restaurant on the 14th floor of the Eastin Grand Hotel has introduced a raw vegan menu for the festival and available throughout October. Luceês Vegan Festival Menu celebrates fresh ingredients from the local Royal Project prepared under 42 degrees Celsius, making them nutrient rich and technically raw. And in a refreshing departure from mock meat and soy protein, Luce approaches the Vegan Festival from an Italian perspective.