Dallas, TX- October 11, 2017 – The VIP culinary preview dinner honored Ron Hall, author of Same Kind of Different As Me. The event was held at Asian Mint’s newest location at Inwood Village in Dallas, Texas, on Sunday, October 8th. Attendees were in awe during the five-course meal that included wine pairings. Beth Hall accepted the 2017 Inspiration Award on behalf of her husband Ron who was traveling. The award recognized his involvement in working with the homeless.
“I was so excited to preview our James Beard House Menu at the VIP Dinner” stated Asian Mint’s Founder and Chef, Nikky Phinyawatana. “We were thrilled to have the eWomenNetwork Dallas and Tarrant County Chapters in attendance along with UGM Dallas and local media representatives.” Funds from the event will help sponsor the North Park movie premiere of The Same Kind Of Different As Me on October 18th . The eWomenNetwork Foundation will also receive a donation from the event’s proceeds.
“I am honored to showcase Thailand and Texas at the James Beard House in NYC on November 8th,” stated Chef Nikky Phinyawatana. The James Beard Foundation’s mission is to celebrate, nurture, and honor chefs and other leaders making America’s food culture more delicious, diverse, and sustainable for everyone. Tickets can be purchased for the event featuring elevated authentic Thai cuisine in celebration of the Loy Kratong Festival at http://bit.ly/2yh6oLU.
A special thank you to the Asian Mint team and sponsors who donated their time and resources that made the event a success. The list includes: Chef Jeep Solow, Chef Bee Kunpratjansy, Chef Janice Provost, Chef Michael Scott, Chef Eduardo de la Cruz, Anita Cook-Motard, Stephanie Acho, Steve DeShazo, Ink & Whitney Phinyawatana, Cassaundra Bayot, Martha Tiller, Margaret McKoin, The Time Group, 3015@Trinity Grove, The Meat Shop, Halpern’s, Fresh Point, Southern Glazer’s Wines and Spirits, Frederik Wildman and Zodiac Hospitality Services.
About Asian Mint
Serving the Dallas community since 2005, the highly acclaimed Asian Mint offers patrons a New Bangkok style cuisine combined with an Asian fused menu. Locally owned by Chef Nikky Phinyawatana, Asian Mint provides high quality, healthy farm fresh ingredients in a modern, yet comfortable and inviting atmosphere. For more information, visit online at asianmint.com or on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest.
ASIAN MINT & JAMES BEARD HOUSE
Loy Kratong Full Moon Celebration
Bringing Authentic Thai Flavors to the House
Seasoned Chicken, Fresh Corn, Shaved Fresh Coconut
Galangal Coconut Broth
Pascal Jolivet Sancerre, Loire Valley, France
Domaine Faiveley Mercurey Rouge, Cote Chalonnaise, France
Singha Lager Beer, Thailand
Traditional Sweet and Sour Reduction, Toasted Coconut, Cubed Ginger, Peanuts, Fresh Lime, Thai Chili, Shallot, Crispy Dehydrated Shrimp
Hecht & Bannier Rose, Cotes de Provence A.O.C., France
Thai Tomato Crudite
Braised Minced Chicken Tomato Dip, Crispy Pork Rind, Crudité
Tenuta J. Hofstatter Pinot Bianco, Alto Adige D.O.C., Italy
Stuffed Squid with Shrimp and Pork, Seafood Chili Lime Sauce with Pickled Garlic
Famille Hugel Riesling Classic, Alsace, France
Rosewood Texas Raised Wagyu Beef
Panang Curry Sauce, Lump Blue Crab Fried Rice
Luigi Bosca Malbec Single Vineyard, Lujan de Cuyo D.O.C., Argentina
Lychee Flower Jelly
Coconut Tapioca, Coconut Cookie
Tenimenti Ca’Bianca Brachetto d’Acqui, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy