Charlie Soo

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2014

    Ten Best Thai Restaurants in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

    Every nationality is known for a different specialty: Italians makes perfect pastas; Japanese can work magic with raw fish; Argentineans consume copious amounts of beef; the French can make something delicious from any imaginable animal part. And when it comes to signature cuisines across the world ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2013

    Typhoon Haiyan Benefit Planned at Aah Loi Thai & Sushi

    When Typhoon Haiyan belted the central Philippines, it left a wave of destruction in its path. According to NBC News, the death toll is around 2,000 and about 11 million survivors are in serious need of food, shelter, and medicine. Tacloban city, located in the hardest hit area, was once a thrivin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2013

    Charlie Soo, Roy Villacrusis Set to Collaborate on New Restaurant

    Two of Palm Beach County's best chefs are busy working on the finishing touches of their new restaurant. Called Aah Loi (Thai for "delicious"), the restaurant is a collaboration between Charlie Soo, the man behind Talay Thai and Roy Villacrusis, the king of pop-up cuisine. See also: - Talay Thai's ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 23, 2012
  • Blogs

    December 14, 2011

    Kapow! Noodle Bar: Restaurant Crib Notes

    ​Kapow! Noodle Bar chef Roy Villacrusis won the "Grand Chef Throwdown" at the fifth annual Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival last night, a five-day benefit for the James Beard Foundation. Villacrusis, who helmed the short-lived Kubo that earned New Times' Best Restaurant in Palm Beach in 2011, com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2011

    Judgment Day? South Florida Chefs Share Their Last Meals

    Judgment Day?....not so much, actually.​It's 6:00 pm on May 21st in New Zealand and people at the far end of the planet are Tweeting that the Apocalypse hasn't arrived like crackpot radio evangelist Harold Camping (who, by the way is rumored to have raised $100 million during his end-o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Asparagus Stir Fry with Prawns (Goong Pad Nohr Mai): A Recipe From Chef Charlie Soo

    ​ Flickr/Sierra Valley Girl Prawn Stir Fry​This week we featured a two-part interview with Talay Thai chef Charlie Soo. Check out the other parts here and here. Charlie agreed to share one of his amazing recipes (complete with sense of humor) with Clean Plate Charlie readers. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Talay Thai's Chef Charlie Soo: Interview, Part II

    My Hot Chefs Chef Charlie Soo​We're continuing our interview with Talay Thai Chef Charlie Soo. Part I of the interview can be found here. Clean Plate Charlie: You've worked in a lot of different cities -- why did you open Talay Thai in Palm Beach Gardens? Chef Charlie Soo: Miami may have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    Talay Thai's Chef Charlie Soo: Q&A, Part I

    Courtesy of Charlie Soo. Charlie and Mama Soo​Chef Charlie Soo opened Talay Thai in a strip mall in Palm Beach Gardens in 2008. Since then, his commitment to serving quality food at reasonable prices has won his restaurant numerous awards and a loyal following.  Soo attributes his su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Doggie Bag: This Week in Charlie

    To quote Don Draper, "It's like eating a mermaid."​South Florida's hot chefs, including Talay Thai's Charlie Soo, get the calendar treatment. Oysters that clock in at eight inches long? We're gonna need a bigger boat.Food trucks are back. Here's a comprehensive list of South Florida's kitchens on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    South Florida's Hottest Chefs: the Calendar (Plus Q&A with Charlie Soo of Talay Thai, a.k.a. Mr. September)

    FacebookCharlie Soo from Talay Thai, now aptly named "Mr. September."​ recently rolled out a calendar featuring a dozen of South Florida's hottest chefs. We won't tell you our favorite (but we do have one!), so you can judge for yourself.By "hottest," the calendar creators didn't fac ... More >>