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The Unusual

Come in & enjoy February’s Unusual. Brought to us by our very own Jared.  He calls it Sugar, Spice & Everything Rice.  A plate ‘o fried rice, crispy catfish, pineapple….you get the idea!  Don’t forget to create a “Thai-ku” for a chance at a great prize!



Beer Dinner with Fair State

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Sen Yai Sen Lek & Fair State Brewery
invite you to join us for a perfectly paired
5 course dining experience

Tuesday, September 13th

6:30pm Social gathering
7:00pm First course

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Limited seating!

$70/person inclusive of tax & tip
Available for advance purchase at Sen Yai Sen Lek or on

*vegetarian accommodations possible upon request

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Loog Chin Gai : Grilled Skewered Chicken Meatballs with Sweet Chili Garlic Sauce

Du Pounde Saison

Pla Dook Foo : Crispy Catfish and Green Mango Salad

Roselle Sour

Tom Jeud Moo Sup : Garlic Pepper Pork Soup with Pickled Mustard Greens


Gaeng Taypo : Pork Belly Curry with Morning Glory

Lichtenhainer Smoked Sour

Lawd Chong : Slippery Slimey Tapioca Worms with Sweet Coconut Milk

Oktoberfest Lager

Summer Holiday

Hello Friends~

We will be closed for summer holiday beginning Friday, July 1st and through Sunday, July 10th.

Come visit us beginning Monday, July 11th during our regular business hours.

Happy 4th!!

Call to Artists


A group exhibition in a NE Minneapolis restaurant exhibition space highlighting thoughts, feeling and expressions of community

Work Media: 2-D work only, paintings, prints, photographs

Entry Requirements:
1. Cover letter describing exhibition proposal
2. Five digital images maximum of proposed work
Images should be presented in JPEG format with image size set to 300 dpi
resolution, 4″ x 6″ image size, approximately.
3. Artist Resume including biography, educational background, and exhibition
Timeline: Show runs May 17, 2016 – July 17, 2016
Entries Due: April 25, 2016

Notification to artist: via email
Accepted Artwork: Work must be able to be hung on a wire hanging system
Delivery: work selected must be received by May 15, 2016
Reception: Thursday, May 19, 2016

Sales: 100% of sales go direct to the artist
Contact:  Nicole Pappas Stanoch:


Holiday Hours

During this Holiday Season we are grateful to be a place where you & your family find comfort & community!

Closed: Thursday 12/24 – Sunday 12/27

Open: Monday 12/28 – Wednesday 12/30

Closed: Thursday 12/31 – Sunday 1/3
Open: Monday 1/4/16

Happy Holidays from all of us at Sen Yai Sen Lek!

Cooking Classes with Chef Joe at Kitchen Window

Pad Panang mock duck

Chef Joe Hatch-Surisook invites you to join the personal, relaxed, fun Thai cooking classes! Kitchen Window strives to teach the tools, skills and techniques involved in the cooking process so that the knowledge learned can be applied to cooking as a whole.  Learn about ingredients & techniques needed to make your favorite Thai dishes at home!

These small classes fill fast; plan ahead & sign up early.
Sign Up Here!

Summer Holiday

We will be closed for Summer Holiday beginning Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 12.

Visit us for your Khao Soi fix when we re-open Monday, July 13th.

Happy Summer!!

Four Courses with Fair State

fair state We’ve thrown together a fun, relaxed beer dinner with our neighbors! Join the Brewers & Owners from Fair State Brewing Cooperative along with Chef Joe Hatch-Surisook of Sen Yai Sen Lek – Thai Rice & Noodles for a delicious seasonal dinner with Thai Dishes & Fresh Beer Pairings.

Tuesday, November 18th
6:30 PM: Social Half Hour
7 PM First Course Served

$55 per seat all inclusive

Reservations Required, Ticket Link: Here


Wine & Thai Garden Farme Dinner with Rootstock

Bring your Families, Picnic Blankets & Adventure with us into the August Afternoon with our 5 Course Wine & Thai Farm Dinner. Rootstock Wines have hand selected our pairings & Bruce Bacon will be hosting the tours at Garden Farme on Sunday August 10th. Our dear friend & guitarist Jack Klatt will be providing the tunes. This is a Zero Waste Event & we are excited to share an evening out of the city with you!

Tickets Here: Wine & Thai Garden Farme Dinner Tickets

Sunday August 10th
Garden Farme Tours start at 2 PM, Dinner at 4 PM.
7363 175th Ave NW Ramsey MN 55303
$75 Per Person: All Inclusive
Limited Seating, Reservations Required

5 Course Picnic Style Menu:

– Yum Som O: Pomelo & Mint Salad, Frisee Endive –
Borgo Maragliano “La Caliera” Moscato D’Asti 2013

– Peak Gai Yang: Grilled Marinated Chicken Wings, Herb Salad –
Barone di Valforte Cerasvolo Rose 2013

– Kaw Moo Yang: Barbeque Pork Collar, Charred Bitter Greens –
Nardello Soave Classico “Meridies” 2012

– Loog Chin Pla Ping: Grilled Curried Fish Balls, Sweet Garlic Chili Glaze –
Vignobles de France Dupond Pinot Noir 2012

– Kanom Tuay: Steamed Coconut Milk Custard, Blueberry Compote, Fried Thai Basil –
Cantina Puianello Contrada Borgoleto Lambrusco 2013

Jack Klatt:
“…clever, ragtime flavored tunes and he’s one helluva guitarist to boot. Great songs with witty lyrics and when he’s taking a break from a hard luck troubadour’s verse, he’s tickling our ears with fancy fingerpicking and note flying.”

Garden Farme:
Certified Organic since 1977, and family farm since 1913, Garden Farme offers specialty market gardening and custom growing for restaurants and caterers. We offer internships with fresh garden food, lodging and cooperative work agenda, and sell 5 gal. wildflower bulk honey. We have a potted tree nursery; 25-acre prairie restoration, and are a permaculture demonstration site. Available as a host site for agro-ecology research projects, seminars and retreats, private parties, picnics, weddings, plein air painting, et al. Also offer a site to incubate your own micro-enterprise (e.g. CSA, cut flower summer garden, etc).

Rootstock Wine:
Rootstock is a local fine wine distributor. The passionate individuals on our team understand that wine and food are two of life’s great pleasures. These professionals are inspired by a code of service that only the hospitality industry can teach.
Our commitment to our customers, to our suppliers, and to all those who enjoy our products, is to continue our wonderful journey of discovery in this endless, diverse world of wine, and to serve you in the same fashion one serves a great wine: with love, with honesty, with respect.

Cooking Classes with Chef Joe at Kitchen Window!

joe cooks
Chef Joe Hatch-Surisook invites you to join the personal, relaxed, fun cooking classes! Kitchen Window strives to teach the tools, skills and techniques involved in the cooking process so that the knowledge learned can be applied to cooking as a whole. Once you master the techniques, you can use your creativity to confidently develop your own dishes.

Classes range from Thai Street Food, Curries, Stir Fry, Appetizers & Desserts!

Feb 25th: Sweet & Spicy Thai Curries
March 18th: Thai Street Food
April 15th: Thai World of Fried Rice

These small classes fill fast; plan ahead & sign up early.
Sign Up Here!