Former Pakpao chef Eddy Thretipthuangsin will open his new restaurant Kin Kin Urban Thai next Monday in Fort Worth's West 7th District. Even if you're one of the many Dallasites who rarely (or never) makes the trek to Cowtown, this is notable: Kin Kin will soon open two Dallas locations, one on Oak Lawn come April and the other at Preston and Forest over the summer.
The Kin Kin menu offers all the expected Thai favorites like pad thai, tom kha, pad see ew, pork satays, and curries, but Thretipthuangsin is also throwing a few curveballs — there's a $15 burger with sticky rice patties standing in for a bun, "TFC" (Thai fried chicken), and a red curry-spiked Southeast Asian spin on Scotch eggs. Desserts sound interesting, too, including a Thai tea cake, matcha cheesecake, and tofu panna cotta.
Those eager to scope out the new Kin Kin will be rewarded with a pretty sweet discount; check in to the restaurant on social media (Facebook, Instagram, et al) and get 50 percent off regular menu prices from March 9 through March 12.
Thretipthuangsin also owns and operates Bite City Grill, located about a block away.