Benjarong is hosting Issan festival. The word ‘Isaan’ means ‘Northeast’ which has a collective reference of 20 provinces from the North-eastern, Thailand. The food is well-known for being spicy, pungent and is seasoned with herbs. One of the most celebrated dishes of the province is thai raw papaya salad’ – Som Tam’. Spearheaded by Brand Chef Ram Kumar, the festival aims to provide the authentic taste of Issan cuisine. at No. 146 TTK Road, Chennai. Reservations for the Festival can be made at 24322640.