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Vientiane Bistro Is Now Open in Kensington

Lao cuisine has come to Kensington. Vientiane Bistro, the first offshoot of long-running West Philly favorite Vientiane Cafe, is now open at 2537 Kensington Avenue. […]

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Maliwan Is Now Open With Lao-Thai Cuisine in Pennsport

We were bummed to learn that Cambodian restaurant Khmer Kitchen had closed back in March. But a new concept has already taken over the property at 6th […]

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Look What’s Back: Thai Singha House

Thai Singha House was a University City staple before closing to make way for the Hub 2 at 40th and Chestnut. That was back in […]

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Where We’re Eating: My Thai

revisit A year ago, a typical night at My Thai might include a single occupied table — usually a Penn professor and friend — plus […]

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Nan Yang Opening in Chinatown

The former Lucky Fortune at 932 Race Street is becoming Nan Yang and will open this Saturday. Last night, the above sign was being installed. […]

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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 […]

Honeymoon Destination: Koh Sumui, Thailand
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Where We’re Eating: AmeriThai

NEW If you’re going to open a Thai spot within walking distance of Circles — still the best Thai within city limits — you’d better […]

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Tuk Tuk Real Opening with Free Food

Tuk Tuk Real, the Thai taqueria from Circles Thai owner chef Alex Boonphaya and his sous chef Silvestre Rincon is softly opening tomorrow evening, September 10th. Located at 429 South […]

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We’d Prefer Thai-Thai, But Any New Thai for South Philly Is Good News

The Passyunk Post has the scoop on Ameri Thai coming to 13th and Snyder. The Thai spot appears to have twenty seats and according to […]

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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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Thai Singha House Is on the Move

The Hub, the brightly colored apartment building that houses Distrito on the first floor is getting a sibling. Property has the story on Hub 2, […]

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Adam Erace reviews South Philly’s Ratchada

From Cafe de Laos to Ratchada, the South Philly Thai/Lao haven may have changed its name, but to Erace, it’s still bringing the heat—both literally […]