Co-Owner of Popular Heights Thai Eatery to Open Upscale Restaurant in River Oaks

POSTED: November 7, 2022 AT 1:56 pm   /   News, Thai

Lukkaew Srasrisuwan, co-owner of Kin Dee in the Heights, has announced that she is opening a new, upscale Thai restaurant called MaKiin (pronounced Ma-kin) in Spring 2023. It will be on the ground level of luxury high-rise Hanover River Oaks at 2651 Kipling, joining an array of developing restaurants along the Kirby corridor, including Seven, […]

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Houston Restaurant Offers Warming Touch of Laotian Cuisine on Shepherd

POSTED: July 26, 2022 AT 12:12 pm   /   Food Finds, Laotian, Thai

You might already be familiar with Sao Lao Thai Café‘s origins, even if you’ve not yet visited. The brick-and-mortar restaurant at 5013 North Shepherd evolved from the Pho-jita food truck. Pho-jita served not only Thai food, but also Mexican-fusion dishes, which were not carried over to the permanent location. When it opened, we were so […]

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Best Restaurants for Lunch in the Heights — by a Longtime Resident

POSTED: June 28, 2019 AT 10:00 am   /   Barbecue, Burgers, Food Finds, Lunch, Mexican, Tacos, Tex-Mex, Thai, Vegetarian

Having lived and worked in the Heights for almost 15 years, I’ve eaten a lot of lunches in what was Houston’s first suburb. Initially, good options were limited: walk-up fast-food joint Someburger, the now-shuttered Dacapo’s and Triple A, and Tex-Mex classic Teotihuacan, which is still serving a comforting array of fajitas, enchiladas, and shrimp dishes. […]

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Review: Rim Tanon In Upper Kirby Serves A Refined Yet Unfussy Take On Thai

POSTED: August 17, 2017 AT 7:40 am   /   Reviews, Thai

At Rim Tanon, a modest but attractively designed Thai restaurant located at 2241 Richmond (near Hobbit Cafe), three people can comfortably dine together on a hundred spot, total, and all luxuriously cruise through the menu. That covers each person ordering an appetizer, entrée and non-alcoholic beverage. That is not to say this is “cheap” Thai […]

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