Village Voice – Top 10 Thai Restaurants In New York City-Top 10 Thai Restaurants In New York City - Ngam serves some of the best pad Thai on the mainland, redolent of fish sauce and brimming with crunchy peanuts, but the former runway model and Spice Market chef also plays to the crowd with a curry paste-spiked burger with a side of kabocha squash and sweet potato Chiang Mai tempura fries.
Gotham Magazine-Former television personality Hong Thaimee left her native Thailand (and a plum corporate job) to pursue her ambition “to cook and share the best Thai cuisine with the world.
New Yorker-Hong Thaimee, the chef and owner of this unassuming Thai restaurant in the East Village, is not only unusually fetching for a chef (the former model looks a decade younger...
The Epoch Times – Bold and with Love-As a result of her dream of serving as an ambassador of Thai food and culture, Ngam was born. This warm, welcoming East Village restaurant has become a popular neighborhood spot. The setting is reminiscent of Thailand, with an urban feel. There is an open kitchen by the entrance and a long communal table in the middle of the room. On the wall is a quote from Julia Child, “Cooking is like love; it should be entered into with abandon or not at all.
NBC Today Show’s Blog-Chef Hong Thaimee of Ngam uses the burger as a vehicle for sharing distinct flavors from her childhood in Thailand.
Tasting Table-Love Actually - Ngam shows the East Village some love