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Kinn Thai | Civic, Canberra

Kinn Thai | Civic, Canberra

For those of you who've been in Canberra for a while now, you'll remember that when the Canberra Centre's 'North Quarter' opened up in the early 2000s, it breathed a huge amount of life into Bunda Street and the surrounding area. With the new part of the shopping centre came modern-looking cafes and restaurants with alfresco dining, and a lively atmosphere from the increased foot traffic. 

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much deliciousness @ canberra's thai food and cultural festival

much deliciousness @ canberra's thai food and cultural festival

so we went and checked out the Royal Thai Embassy's 11th Annual Thai Food and Cultural Festival today (along with most of canberra, it seemed!). as always, it was a busy affair of massaman beef, pad thai, mussel omelettes, satay sticks, and mango sticky rice, not to mention the free flowing chang and singha beers - had i known they were selling for $4 i would've made more of a day of it!

the main stage area also kept everyone entertained in between courses, with constant rotations of cultural performances that ranged from traditional dancing (who knew you could see ladyboys in yarralumla...) to muay thai and stick fighting. if you haven't been to this great event - don't miss out next year! 

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