Thai Food and Cooking

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2013

    Beer of the Week: Coconut Curry Hefeweizen from New Belgium

    This week's Beer of the Week comes to us from New Belgium Brewing in Fort Collins, CO. They're best known for their year-round amber ale, Fat Tire, but the brewers at New Belgium have recently developed a whole new series of beers that focus on bold flavors and uncommon styles.Bryan Simpson from New ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2013

    Top 5 places to eat in Little Mekong

    Billed as Saint Paul's answer to Eat Street, the Little Mekong area at the east end of University Avenue has become something of a destination lately. There are still plenty of shuttered businesses to go around, but with the Central Corridor light rail set to open in 2014 and its easy accessibility ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2013

    Sen Yai Sen Lek celebrates five-year anniversary this week

    Believe it or not, organic and locally-focused Northeast rice and noodle house Sen Yai Sen Lek (which translates to "big noodle, little noodle") has already been in business for five spicy, fish sauce-filled years. Thai restaurants, they grow up so fast. The sunny spot on Central Avenue is hosting a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    Brava on Wheels: Not packing the heat

    This new bronze and black beauty rolled into downtown before they even had a Twitter handle or Facebook page. They said they're a sister truck to the Ethiopian-food serving She Royal. The menu at Brava is modest; Thai curried chicken, beef or vegetables available as either a burrito or a rice bowl. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Krungthep's Thai sausage: 50 Favorite Dishes, no. 46

    As a countdown to the Best of the Twin Cities 2013, coming April 17, the Hot Dish is serving up 50 of our favorite local dishes. Last year we voted Krungthep Thai, the new Eat Street outpost of the ever-popular Bangkok Thai Deli, the best Thai restaurant of 2012 thanks to dishes like its wicked ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    Cinco de Mayo, Great Waters cask dinner kick off May this Week in Food

    It's (almost) May, and our week in food reflects this most welcome month: Cinco de Mayo cooking classes and a new chef at Gather just to name a few. Enjoy!

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    On's Thai Kitchen Nam Thok: 100 Favorite Dishes, No. 59

    An off-menu variant of Nam Thok at On's. ​Sure, On's Thai Kitchen on University Avenue offers the usual suspects: spring rolls, green curry, pad Thai. But it's worth exploring the further corners of the menu's authentic, home-style Thai cooking and considering lesser-seen dishes such as Pad-Ph ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    William's, Blue Door Pub: 5 great peanut dishes (could they soon be allergy free?)

    Photo by: Jack Dykinga‚Äč Great news for the 1.3 percent of the population allergic to peanuts: At a recent conference in London, USDA research scientist Soheila Maleki announced that her team is close to developing a hypoallergenic peanut. The scientists discovered that nuts with certain gene ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    RIP: Sawatdee (Warehouse Dist.)

    We're giving you a week's notice to get yourself down to the funkiest of Supenn Harrison's Sawatdee shops.