Prix Fixe Malaysian Dinner for Two with Appetizers, Entrees, and Desserts at Rasa (Up to 45% Off)

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In a Nutshell

Press-praised Malaysian cuisine, including fried crab, eggplant curry, fried rice, and sushi

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Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per table. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Valid only for prix fixe menu. Dine-in only. Not valid with other specials or promotions. Not valid on national holidays. Alcohol is not discounted more than 50%. Merchant is solely responsible for all sales and delivery of alcohol. Must provide 21+ ID to receive alcoholic beverages Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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$45 for a prix fixe dinner for two, redeemable Sunday–Thursday (up to $82 total value)
$49 for a prix fixe dinner for two, redeemable any day (up to $82 total value)

  • Two appetizers (up to $13 value each)
  • Two entrees (up to $21 value each)
  • Two desserts (up to $7 value each)
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It's like something out of a fairy tale; brother-and-sister chefs Tommy and Camie Lai were raised in Rasa, Malaysia, a village whose name means "taste" in the Malay language. Their birthplace shaped their culinary upbringing, gifting the pair with family recipes derived from local choo char comfort foods. It also gave them the name of their restaurant, where they share these flavors with grateful diners. Read on to learn more about the restaurant.

Sample Menu

  • Appetizer: marinated soft-shell crabs fried 'til crispy and dusted with spices
  • Soup: tom yam shrimp with bell peppers, bamboo shoots, and straw mushrooms
  • Entree: fried chili chicken

About the Chefs: Tommy Lai's family emigrated from Malaysia to New York in the early '90s. Soon after, he began working at Malaysian restaurants. That hard work paid off; during Tommy's tenure as head chef of Laut, the restaurant earned a Michelin star in 2011. In 2013, he and sister Camie, also a chef, branched off on their own and opened Rasa.

About the Food: Rasa focuses on choo char cooking, replicating the no-frills dishes of Malaysian comfort and street food. However, they also serve food influenced by Japanese, Thai, Indian, and other Asian culinary traditions. The siblings are so focused on authentic flavors that they import ingredients from Malaysia because they can't find suitable substitutes in the United States.

Vocab Guide

  • Belachan: a fragrant paste used in traditional Malaysian cooking that’s made from sun-fermented shrimp
  • Massaman: a yellow Thai curry with Muslim origins. It features many traditional Thai ingredients, including coconut milk and bay leaves.

Praise from the Press

  • "[There are] some good hard-to-find specialties like candied squid and maggi mee." — Serious Eats
  • "Stew-like beef rendang is complex and fall-apart tender." — Gayot

Customer Reviews

There is a Groupon menu and it is good
Susan S. · December 24, 2015
Soft shell crab is delicious :)
Alahna R. · December 21, 2015
Big portion for entrees and excellent service Spacious and pleasant ambience
Yen P. · December 7, 2015
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