Alex Boonphaya
Dinner

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Alex Boonphaya

Circles, Philadelphia

At his two Circles locations, chef and Thai native Alex Boonphaya offers a bill of fare that’s at once rooted in authentic traditions and playfully modern. The locals agree: Circles is perennially dubbed the “Best Thai Restaurant” in the city by Philadelphia magazine.

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  • Hors d'Oeuvre

    • Sweet Tamarind Duck Jerky with Sticky Rice
    • Chiang Mai Potato Crisps
    • Shrimp Fritters
    • Spicy Curried Fish Cakes with Thai–Spiced Cucumber Pickles
    • Toast with Curried Chicken Liver Pâté and Apple–Lemongrass Compote
    • Dr. Lippold Sparkling Riesling 2011
    • Champagne Gruet Méthode Champenoise Brut Rosé NV
  • Dinner

    • Warm Pea Shooter with Crème and Sturgeon Caviar
    • Thai Herb and Spice–Infused Dashi Soup with Tofu Noodles, Wasabi Greens, and Charred Halibut
    • La Caña Albariño 2012
    • Warm Curried Ginger-Scrambled Eggs with Bacon
    • Gérard Bertrand Réserve Spéciale Viognier 2012
    • My Asian Farm > Poached Bok Choy, Chinese Broccoli, Seared Maitake and Baby Shiitake Mushrooms, and Pickled Spring Onions with Ginger–Sichuan Peppercorn Jus
    • Patricius Furmint Tokaji 2012
    • Fried Chicken Breast with Crispy Chicken Skin, Pickled Vegetables, Sweet-and-Spicy Pepper Marmalade, and Thai Herb Dust
    • CVA A Portela Mencia 2012
    • Roasted Coconut–Caramel Ice Cream with Charred Sweet Corn, Shredded Young Coconut, and Macerated Ginger-Spiced Berries
    • Jorge Ordoñez & Co. No. 2 Victoria NV​

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  • Thu, 08.14.2014
  • 7:00 PM
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