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Malai Kitchen Invites You To A Special Thai NTX Beer Week Dinner

MALAI exteriorby Steven Doyle

Wednesday, November 5, Malai Kitchen will host a special “Thai Me Up” dinner as part of North Texas Beer Week. The evening will highlight Malai’s portfolio of house-brewed, Asian-style beers inspired by owners Braden and Yasmin Wages’ travels through Southeast Asia. Chef Paul Singhapong of CrushCraft Thai will join Wages to create a six-course dinner with beer pairings. This is actually what has been an annual event, and the most authentic Thai-inspired meal you can have in Dallas.    Continue reading

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Malai Thai-Vietnamese Kitchen Hosts Special Dinner Featuring Chef Paul Singhapong

DSC09941by Steven Doyle

One food event I look forward to each year is a special dinner hosted by Malai Kitchen owners Braden and Yasmin Wages. The talented couple run what Yasmin calls an upscale mom and pop restaurant located in the West Village. For the past three years they have been open they have called upon their mentor Thai chef Paul Singhapong into their kitchen to create a special one of a kind Thai dinner. Do not feel left out that you did not attend this dinner because we gave you plenty of notice to buy seats before they sold out.

Now retired, Singhapong has worked in top kitchens throughout Dallas and San Francisco and serves as consulting chef for Malai. The chef’s name is synonymous for amazing Thai cuisine, and for a handful of guests we were enlightened a bit further into this special style of cookery. For this dinner Singhapong tapped into all the resources available, including a special fishmonger out of Louisiana, and even in the chef’s own garden where he grows his own herbs for just such special occasions.     Continue reading

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Thai Me Up Dinner At Malai Kitchen With Retired Chef Singhapong

malai1by Steven Doyle

On Thursday, September 12, Malai Kitchen will host the third in a series of “Thai Me Up” dinners featuring guest chef Paul Singhapong. Now retired, Singhapong has worked in top kitchens throughout Dallas and San Francisco and serves as consulting chef for Malai. He and host chef Braden Wages will team up to serve a family-style, five-course menu exploring Thai coastal cuisine highlighting traditional seafood dishes. We have been fortunate enough to attend this each year and find this the most exquisite Thai dining event available in Dallas.  You will not wish to miss this one.

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Jason Kosmas Designs Malai Kitchen’s Cocktail Menu

by Steven Doyle

Earlier this week we announced the new brand of spirits from the 86 Co. and local bartending wunderkind Jason Kosmas as he introduced his Aylesbury Duck Vodka and Cana Brava Rum. We were wondering how these sprits would actually taste in a cocktail and Kosmas was eager to show us.

The first restaurant to actually receive shipment of the brand was Malai Kitchen where Kosmas is the consulting barman. This week Malai announced their new summer cocktail menu designed by Kosmas where he uses his spirits in a few of the potent potables.     Continue reading

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