From khao soi to tom sum, explore regional Thai fare in the heart of the Midwest.
Martin Rice Co. specializes in the long-grain sticky aromatic rice, which is traditionally imported from Thailand.
The chef blends his Thai heritage with exacting Japanese techniques to create a restaurant that’s distinctly his own.
We talk about curry in general terms: “I’m always down for curry.” But what does it mean when we say that? There’s no universal curry; every region’s variety has its own distinguishing characteristics that tie it to the local cuisine. Though curries abound in the world, Thai…
Galangal has deep notes of pine needles, pepper and a floral undercurrent reminiscent of unripe pears, with a citrus finish.
This wrap serves up big Thai flavors in a convenient package.
Stock your pantry with these four Thai-influenced sauces made right here in Missouri, and you’ll be well on your way to creating sensational Thai fare at home.
The key to perfecting this dish is to not only use finely minced garlic, but also charred whole cloves for a wallop of flavor.
Bartenders are jumping on the bandwagon of using this lime in creative sippers.
From lemongrass to pandan, these ingredients can be found at most well-stocked Asian and international markets.
Owner Marisa Wiruhayarn also operates Big Bowl Pho and Tasty Thai.
Frozen pandan leaves give this coconut ice cream an herbal sweetness.
Straightforward and quick, this recipe for a similar spicy beef salad uses shredded beef, but it’s possible to use a one-pound piece of sirloin or flank steak as a substitute depending on your taste.
Wanna shares some of the cookbooks that have inspired her and informed her style.
The combination of chewy rice paper, crunchy fresh vegetables and creamy sauce gives these Thai basil-shrimp spring rolls a variety of flavor and texture that is hard to resist.
Chao Baan blends the cuisine of the Northeast and South regions of Thailand on one menu.
The menu features stir-fried rice, noodle and curry dishes, including the namesake dish, pad Thai, which diners can order with sautéed shrimp.
The summer menu features dishes such as tom yum (hot and sour) noodle stir-fry with fresh Thai and holy basil from her garden.
The restaurant’s menu, locations and even its name have evolved, but chef Chompupong’s signature style of Thai cooking has been steadfast.
The two-level space on Broadway will be open year-round, serving fan favorites such as tom kha, Thai egg rolls, six kinds of curry and Thai teas with or without boba.
Look for Asian specialties such as whole roasted duck, Chinese sausage and pork neck bones.
If you save room for dessert, try the sticky rice made with coconut milk and ripe mango and sprinkled with toasted black sesame seeds.
Located in the Rosana Square Shopping Center in Overland Park, Kansas, the restaurant lets diners choose the level of heat in their meal.
Pad Thai is popular here, but regulars who have further explored the menu find more to love in items such as tom kha.
For more than 15 years, Thai Express in Springfield, Missouri, has been dishing out tasty Thai food in a matter of minutes.
The restaurant is soon moving to bigger digs.
The series of private Thai dinners, or “secret suppers,” presents authentic family-style meals to eight lucky diners per night in exchange for donations.
The Hoffmans opened Mali Thai Bisto in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, in 2015 and Baramee Thai Bistro in the Crossroads a few years later.