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 >>
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 >>
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Prawn Stir FryThis 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 >>
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Chef Charlie SooWe'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?
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Charlie and Mama SooChef 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.
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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 >>
FacebookCharlie Soo from Talay Thai, now aptly named "Mr. September."Myhotchefs.com 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 >>