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Eddy Thretipthuangsin Opens New Restaurant in Colleyville

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Fans of noted Thai chef Eddy Thretipthuangsin now have a way to satisfy their cravings for the chef’s most popular Asian dishes.  Thretipthuangsin, who is normally referred to as “Chef Eddy,” has opened Sai Fine Asian Bistro in Colleyville.  The restaurant is open daily for dinner beginning at 5 p.m.  Currently, the restaurant is BYOB, but plans to add a full offering of beer, wine and craft cocktails beginning next month.   Continue reading

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Hidden Thai Delights Found at Buddhist Center of Dallas

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When asked where the most authentic Thai food in Dallas can be found I am taken back. There are so many fantastic Thai restaurants in Dallas and Fort Worth, and many have super authentic dishes available if you are in the know, or simply ask. However, for a taste of Thailand, and an experience that is truly unforgettable, reach out to the local Buddhist Temple located at 8484 Stults which is off Forest Lane near Central Expressway.    Continue reading

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Celebrate Thai Restaurant Week at Asian Mint For Fun Surprises

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Asian Mint seems to disregard restaurant norms that you cannot be all things to all people, but chef-owner Nikky Phinyawatana sees things through mint colored glasses. At her Dallas Thai restaurant with two locations (and a third in the works at Inwood and Lovers Lane) the chef has created this lovely and relaxed menu that is pan-Asian in concept, included dishes from Thailand, China and even Japan. All these delicious dishes all crescendo to this marvelous happy ending with one of Nikky’s desserts.   Continue reading

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Thai Culture & Food Festival May 23-24

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The Thai Community Center of North Texas is celebrating their first Thai Culture & Food Festival at the Buddhist Center of Dallas. Join them at the heart of the Thai community for a two-day festival filled with authentic Thai cuisines, cultural performances, dances, music and the arts.  Continue reading

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First Look: Kin Kin Urban Thai

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Kin Kin Urban Thai is now open in Fort Worth’s West 7th District and we checked out Chef Eddy Thretipthuangsin’s latest culinary vision. What we found was fresh, innovative and an extremely welcomed take on the chef’s modern  Thai cookery.  The flavor profile of Kin Kin is vibrant and modern, just like visiting Thailand today. “Bangkok is one of the most vibrant culinary cities,” explains Eddy. “I wanted to bring the food, and even its pop culture influences back to diners across North Texas.”

For Chef Eddy, creation of Kin Kin Urban Thai is a way to pay homage to the contribution his mother and his family have made in his development as a chef. “This restaurant reflects the passion my mother has instilled within me for Thai food. It is because of her sacrifices and her training that I have both the cultural awareness and classical training to share our taste of Thailand with North Texas. ”  Continue reading

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Kin Kin Urban Thai Announces DFW Expansion

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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

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Best Thai Opening 7th DFW Area Restaurant

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The Best Thai family is opening their 7th restaurant location in the Lake Highlands area of Dallas and it boasts the largest Thai buffet in Texas, a private dining area and a small Thai gift shop. Best Thai Diner officially opens on Saturday, November 29, 2014 on Small Business Saturday. 9170 Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway, Dallas.

Since 1996, the Best Thai family has served Thai food in the Dallas-Ft. Worth and the Best Thai Diner will be their way to provide a more diverse selection of Thai cuisines. Best Thai Diner will open for lunch and dinner with more than 25 Thai items on the buffet spread that will serve authentic cuisines represented from all four regions of Thailand. All noodles and soups will be made to order at the buffet line to ensure the freshest and best quality of food.   Continue reading

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