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CrushCraft Thai Street Eats To Opens Today At 11am

crushcraft1by Steven Doyle     photos by Joy Zhang

Chef Paul Singhapong is well known in Dallas for his time at Crescent Court Hotel’s Beau-Nash or perhaps more recently at Cru Wine Bar as opening executive chef. For craveDFW readers you might recall a handful of evenings where he delighted the city with a special Thai menu at Malai Kitchen in the West Village. Singhapong’s resume is rock solid and includes stints at the French Room, the Melrose Hotel and the Mansion on Turtle Creek working with the very best Dallas has to offer.  Today word is sent detailing his new restaurant, CrushCraft Thai Street Eats, which will open in the Quadrangle at 2800 Routh St in Dallas today at 11am.    Continue reading

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Chef Paul Singhapong To Open CrushCraft In Quadrangle

malai2by Steven Doyle

I remember Paul Singhapong from Beau Nash at the Crescent Court Hotel in Uptown. The renowned chef also worked alongside Kent Rathbun at the Melrose, Dean Fearing at the Mansion and an illustrious stint at the French Room where he enjoyed a five star rating. You may recognize his name from a few reports on craveDFW  (here and here, and here) where he made a beautiful meal for a handful of guests at Malai Kitchen.

Today we are sent word that the Thai chef will be opening a restaurant in the Quadrangle along with restaurateur Jack Nuchkasem, and it will be called CrushCraft. We will make this easy by publishing the release below. Dallas i getting all Thai happy, right? 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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An Evening With Chef Paul Singhapong at Malai Kitchen

by Steven Doyle

Now retired, chef Paul Singhapong has had a fantastic career working in fine kitchens in both Dallas and San Francisco. The chef worked at the Brasserie Savoy Restaurant in San Francisco, Beau Nash at Dallas Crescent Court Hotel, The Mansion on Turtle Creek and the Melrose Hotel. In 1990 he became the poissonier chef for the Adolphus Hotel’s French Room and in 1985 Singhapong joined the staff of the Lowe’s Anatole Hotel in Dallas. He was also executive chef at the Bay Leaf which garnered 4-stars from the Dallas Morning News. More recently Singhapong  was the executive chef of Cru.               Continue reading


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