By George Utley, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Although Rio is an international city, Thai food is not abundant and it can be difficult to find truly authentic Thai dishes, especially at prices foreigners may be used to. Yet in the absence of high immigration from Thailand, some entrepreneurs have tried a fusion of different culinary styles to provide the taste of Thai in Rio.
In New York or London there may be an abundance of mid-tier (yet authentic) Thai cuisine, in Rio the novelty comes with a price in most cases, along with a chic or upmarket . . .