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Where the Hell Is Circles Thai Founder Alex Boonphaya?

Last week, we learned of a most unfortunate situation at Circles Thai in Northern Liberties that is best summed up with this one phrase from […]

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News for People Who Like Bad News: New Year’s Edition

While we were on our year-end break the hospitality industry saw several closures and changes. The biggest news is that Il Pittore will close after service on […]

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Free Pig Roast on South Street Next Tuesday

Every Tuesday for the past few weeks chef Alex Boonphaya, owner of the Circles Thai mini-chain, has been hosting a “Hog Thai’d” pig roast at […]

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Because Some People Just Like To Be Hurt: It’s A Thai Tapout Dinner At Circles

The heat is ON on Thursday July 16th at Circles Thai. Here’s the deal: chef Alex Boonphaya is hosting a 5-course Thai Tapout dinner, and […]

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Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, and Malaysian Restaurants and Food in Philadelphia

In Philly, Southeast Asian flavors are the gift that keeps on giving. In Point Breeze, South Philly and Chinatown, along Washington Avenue and even out […]

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Alex Goes To Jimmy’s House: Tagging Along On A Midnight Shopping Trip For A James Beard Dinner

The Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market is a lonely place at midnight. And that’s just how Circles Thai chef/owner Alex Boonphaya likes it. The refrigerated temperature […]

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Alex Goes To Jimmy’s House: Circles Hosting A Pre-James Beard Dinner

For those who can’t make it to chef Alex Boonphaya’s James Beard House dinner next Thursday, August 14, the owner of the growing mini-chain of […]

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Here’s How to Get Free Dinner at Circles Thai Tonight

On Tuesday night, the Northern Liberties location of Circles Thai (812 North 2nd Street) is throwing its second Social Circles dinner at 6:30 p.m. The […]

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Thai New Year Knife Fight At Circles

Chefs Alex Boonphaya (of Circles) and Peter Woolsey (of Bistrot La Minette) were just going to get together for a plain old collaboration dinner in […]

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New Circles Thai Fortune Cookies Are Awesome and/or Racist (?)

Before he left for his most recent trip to Thailand, Circles Thai chef/owner Alex Boonphaya had a batch of custom fortunes printed up, with a […]

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Free Lunch at Circles Thai

On Tuesday, November 26th chef and owner Alex Boonphaya is giving away lunch at Circles in South Philadelphia to celebrate the Thai restaurant’s fifth anniversary. […]

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Circles Hosts Beer Dinner for Philippine Relief

Circles Thai in Northern Liberties has been planning a beer dinner on Thursday, November 14th with upstart Saint Benjamin Brewing Company for some time now. But […]

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Free Lunch Today at Circles in Northern Liberties

Circles’ chef and owner Alex Boonphaya is rolling out a new lunch menu this week. And today, September 24th between noon and 2 p.m. the menu […]

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Circles Gets A New Lunch Menu, Offers Free Burgers (Yeah, Burgers)

And because Circles is a Thai restaurant, it makes total sense that, to celebrate the new menu, chef Alex Boonphaya is giving away free burgers […]

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Thai New Year Continues with New Street Menu at Circles

  2013 has certainly been a helluva year for chef Alex Boonphaya of Circles. Between the collaboration dinners, his Thai New Year feast, a new […]