Events / Dinner

Songkran Thai New Year Celebration

Presented by Luckyrice Festival

Fri, April 11, 2014

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
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Pichet Ong

Brothers and Sisters, Washington, D.C

Each spring the people of Thailand mark the beginning of the New Year by celebrating Songkran, an elaborate tradition named for the Sanskrit word meaning “passing” or “approaching.” To fête the occasion, we’ve enlisted a dynamic group of Thai talent to collaborate on a festive menu, which will be paired with modern cocktails.


  • Hors d'Oeuvre
    • Shrimp Toasts with Black Pepper Caramel 
    • Miang Kum > Many Flavor Parcels with Coconut Sugar–Shrimp Jam and Wild Pepper Leaves
    • Yum Som O > Pomelo Salad 
  • Dinner
    • Tom Kha Goong 
    • Galangal-Scented Coconut Soup with Honshimeji Mushrooms and Roasted Chile Paste 
    • Nahm Prik Ong 
    • Spicy Tomato Dip with Minced Chicken, Farm Egg, and Spring Vegetables
    • Laab Muang 
    • Chiang Mai–Style Laab Pork  
    • Khao Soi 
    • Northern-Style Braised Beef Curry with Turmeric Noodles 
    • Hunglay Moo Sam Chan and Kao Nook Nga 
    • Braised Pork Belly with Sesame Sticky Rice 
    • Coconut Custard Pie with Kaffir Lime Cream; Mangosteen Sorbet with Peanuts; and Assorted General Pop Cookies 
    • A selection of fine wines and spirits will be served with this dinner.

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