Dallas-area fans of noted Thai Chef Eddy Thretipthuangsin are about to get the news they’ve been waiting for these past 18 months. The James Beard-recognized chef who opened his successful American-themed Bite City Grill in Fort Worth’s Montgomery Plaza early last year, has taken Thai cuisine back off the back burner. “Chef Eddy” who recently announced the up-coming February opening of his new place, Kin Kin Urban Thai in Fort Worth’s West 7th district, plans to open two more Kin Kin locations in Dallas this spring.
Kin Kin Urban Thai at 3211 Oak Lawn is slated to open in March/April 2015. A second Dallas outpost, located at Preston Forest, will open in summer 2015. Continue reading
James Beard recognized Chef Eddy Thretipthuangsin is ready to embark on a flavorful new adventure with Kin Kin Urban Thai. Expected to open in January 2015, the 3,500 sq. ft. eatery located at 2801 W. 7th Street in Fort Worth, will be a culinary journey to his homeland, as he shares his personal interpretation on traditional Thai cuisine.
“I want to reintroduce classic dishes in a whole new way,” says Eddy. In Thai Kin Kin can be interpreted as “Eat Up,” or “Let’s Eat,” and that is what Chef Eddy wants guests to do at this innovative dining destination. “I wanted to open a restaurant where we would want to eat.
The flavor profile of Kin Kin is vibrant and modern, just like visiting Thailand today. “For the first time, I can tell my food story,” said Chef Eddy. “But it all starts with my mother. I learned so much of what I know about food from my mom, Pat, both in her restaurants and when she cooked for the Thai Royal family.” Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Eddy Thretipthuangsin will be opening a new Thai restaurant in Fort Worth;’s Art District, and is scheduled to begin service before the end of 2014. No word on a name just yet. This is the same chef-owner that has BITE City Grill in Fort Worth. Chef Eddy just returned from a month long cooking sabbatical in Thailand and is said to have a briefcase full of fresh ideas.
For now, check out BITE City Grill located at 2600 West 7th in Fort Worth. We will follow up when we have the name and exact location.