Dylan Jones and Bo Songvisava are chefs and owner of Bo.lan restaurant in Bangkok, Thailand: placed 36th on 2013Asia's 50 Best Restaurants List, Bo.lan is the perfect example of the new generation of young Thai chefs, keen on relaunching the authentic and traditional cuisine from Thailand.
Together with some news about their future projects of a new informal restaurant, the energetic duo shared with Fine Dining Lovers their ideas about Thai food trends and future scenarios. Both Bo and Dylan are sure that the best Thai restaurants should be found in Thailand, and that the role of food is heavily attached to the land and its people.
Staff shortages are hitting the hospitality sector hard, prompting some restaurants to look outside the industry to train those without restaurant experience for life in the kitchen. Andrew Friedman finds out more.