WOW!! Sounds like an awesome evening! Talk negative all you want, some of the proceeds did go to charity... and the quality of the ingredients should make ANY ChowHound automatically drool. Thanks for the link, rameniac.
"Organizers say the event was designed to promote Thai tourism and that most of the profits will go to two charities — Medecins Sans Frontieres and the Chaipattana Foundation, a rural development program set up by the king of Thailand."