HAPTERS FROM KOH LIBONG is a UTOPICFOOD! original series, about three different experiences in the Fishermen Village of a unique Island in South of Thailand. In the Series we count with the main collaboration of Chefs Napol Jantraget (Joe) and Saki Hoshino from the restaurant 80/20 in Bangkok. And from the project Samrub For Thai, Chef Prin Polsuk and the designer and food activist Mint Jarukittikun.
In the CHAPTER ONE – “LOW TIDES”, Arlei Lima, the series director, presents the Island and his first impressions, while he stand on the position of an observer and see the influence of the tides on the community rhythm.
CHAPTER TWO – “JOE & SAKI GONE FISHING” Chefs Napol Jantraget left Thailand when he was 18 years old to leave in Canada, where he stayed for 12 year and started his career. Was also in Canada the he met Chef Saki, the Japanese pastry Chef today his wife and partner at the restaurant 80/20 in Bangkok. Together they’ve been exploring Thai cuisine and it’s ingredients, in this trip they experienced and discovered more about the southern Thai food culture.
CHAPTER THREE: Chef Prin Polsuk is one of the most representative Chefs when the subject is Thai Cuisine. Years of work side by side with Chef David Thompson at the prestigious restaurant Nahm, gave Prin a international recognition. Now together with the Designer and food activist Mint Jarukittikun, they present one of the most interesting dinning experiences in Bangkok with an 8 seat private table, along the project Samrub for Thai. As the project started with a series of pop-up dinners in street food locations, it show their love for cooking and researching, as well an open mind for challenges and new experiences, as we can see in this Chapter… #COOKINGWITHPRIN.