To all our wonderful diners,
It makes me truly happy, having achieved my goal of introducing homestyle Northern Thai cooking at the Wild Rose; hearing comments like, “My mother is also from Prae [a city in Northern Thailand] and your cooking reminds me of her.”
Or in the case of our friend and customer, Eddy, who tried my special pork blood soup and said to me, “The last time I tasted anything like this was 20 years ago back in my hometown in Southeast Asia. Thank you again for reminding me of home, Paul.”
Family recipes mean we are preparing the same dish that you might find in Chiang Mai, but we cook it the way our family loves to eat it – more lemongrass, less coconut milk, etc. At the Wild Rose, you are enjoying decades of recipes from my family, and this is what makes our dishes special. Our passion is to share the food that we love with all of you, which is why we respectably choose not to serve the dishes found in other Thai restaurants that some may be more familiar with.
Instead of inquiring about Pad Thai, or something with peanut sauce, we urge you to step out of your comfort zone a little bit and try something like our creamy egg noodle curry soup called Khao Soi. Think of our restaurant as a friend’s home, join us for a meal and learn about a new culture. Nothing haunts us like the things we did not order.
Head Chef and Co-Owner