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Asian Mint to Host Cooking Classes at Richardson Location

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Asian Mint and award-winning Chef/Owner Nikky Phinyawatana will host a cooking class at the Asian Mint Richardson location on Saturday, March 14 from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

The class will be a hands-on, interactive experience learning how to make Larb Mushroom and Chicken Basil. Larb Mushroom is a vegetarian take on a Lao meat salad and is regarded as the unofficial national dish of Laos. Chicken Basil is a classic Thai dish that is typically served with rice. Recipes can be altered to be made gluten free and vegan if needed. Continue reading

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CrushCraft Opens in The Star

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Wednesday, August 22, CrushCraft Thai will open its second location at The Star in Frisco.

The unique fast-casual featuring organic and locally sourced ingredients using classic cooking techniques, boasts a patio and full-bar at the Frisco address. With rotating seasonal cocktails and an all-local craft beer list, this “fresh-casual” restaurant brings a fun, neighborhood vibe to The Star.

The menu is refined yet still very approachable and affordable with entrees ranging from only $7-$10 along with affordable craft-made cocktails and an all-local craft beer selection.  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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Malai Kitchen Opens in Fort Worth

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Six and a half years after opening their Southeast Asian restaurant in
the heart of Uptown Dallas, Braden and Yasmin Wages will open the doors to their third location in Fort Worth’s The Shops at Clearfork on Monday, October 9, 2017.

“We’re excited to bring our modern take on Thai and Vietnamese cuisine and refined service to Fort Worth’s burgeoning food scene,” says Braden. “We are proud and feel very fortunate to be included in the lineup of luxury destinations in The Shops at Clearfork.” Continue reading

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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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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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