Early Weekend Plans: Circles Celebrating Thai New Year With A Killer Menu
For the past couple months, Circles chef Alex Boonphaya has been welcoming some of the city’s best chefs into his kitchen for a series of collaboration dinners that have all been leading up to this: his three-day-long king-hell blowout 8-course Thai New Year party. For it, he has cobbled together the best dishes culled from his collaboration dinners and will be offering the whole thing for just $50 a pop.
Wanna know what’s on the menu?
Circles Thai New Year Menu
Jeffrey Power’s Oyster with Kaffir Lime Granita
George Sabatino’s Marinated Green Papaya with House Beef Jerky, Peanuts and Basil Chiffonade
John Taus’ Thai Scrapple, Congee, Ginger, Scallion and Egg Yolk
Jenn Choplin’s Thai Barbeque Quail, Crispy Noodles, Chive oil and Frisee
Sean Magee’s Foie Gras Torchon, Thai tea, Crushed Candied Peanuts and Mango
Alex Boonphaya’s Rosewater Scented Cold Jasmine Rice Soup with Fried Shrimp Paste, Stuffed Peppers Wrapped in an Egg Nest, Thai Shallots stuffed with Fish and Spices, Shredded Beef, and Julienned Pickled Chinese Turnips Stir Fried with Eggs
Alex Boonphaya’s Warm Thai Egg Custard topped with Lemongrass and Lime Leaf infused Crème Fraiche and Sea Urchin
Alex Boonphaya’s Banana S’more Spring Roll
As mentioned above, the dinner will be $50 a head (and don’t forget, circles is BYO). The party will be going on this Friday, Saturday and Sunday (April 12,13 and 14). Reservations can be made at 267-687-1309 or by checking out Circles’s website. And yes, for you sprout enthusiasts, Boonphaya will also be offering an 8-course vegetaraian menu, also for $50.