- $12 for $20 worth of pan-Asian cuisine for dinner
- See the menu.
Thalia Spice is a pan-Asian bistro that invites diners on a world tour of flavors served in a modern lounge. Co-owner Anna Makmok's mother lends her Thai and Laotian expertise in the kitchen, and co-owner Vincent Tan culls from his Malaysian and Singaporean roots for many of the menu's exotic dishes.
Where's That Recipe From?
- Fried tofu with a sweet peanut sauce for dipping—Singapore
- Grilled beef tossed with red onions, cilantro, scallions, mint, and roasted rice—Laos
- Seafood, tofu, bean sprouts, boiled egg, scallions, and noodles in a curry laksa soup—Malaysia
- Chicken simmered in soy sauce and white vinegar flavored with bay leaves—Philippines
- Potatoes and onions cooked in a coconut-milk-based curry with roasted peanuts and a choice of meat—Thailand
- Chicken and vegetable gyoza with a sweet soy dipping sauce—Japan
- Indian chicken makhani with an Indian-style curry sauce—Unknown
From the Press
- Chicago Reader: "Even Thalia's fusion creations—sake baby ribs, spicy salmon maki—show a commitment to fresh ingredients and honest flavors, so even if you're skeptical of such offerings, as I am, get over yourself and enjoy."
- Featured on Check, Please! in 2011
- Gayot: "Rustic wood and swirls of ironwork make the place feel organic and comfortable; fuzzy roll pillows lining a banquette exude hip flair."