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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!

Lift Bridge Beer Pairing Dinner. Tues Feb 11th. 6:30

Lift Bridge Banner
We are collaborating with our friends at Lift Bridge Beer Company for our next Beer Dinner and this is why:

“Welcome to Lift Bridge Beer Company. Our mission is simple: to create fine beers for you to enjoy! It is our pleasure to supply you with what you need to help you slow down and enjoy life. Whether that is Farm Girl Saison™, our Pale Ale or any of our other seasonal specialties, we want to brew it our way! We hope that through every bottle and tap pull, you can taste: the history of our City, the pride and fun we have in its creation, the uncompromising natural ingredients and brewing process utilized, and ultimately our sincere hope that we have give an experience that makes you proud to be a beer drinker.”

Our beer dinners concentrate on an intimate, relaxed, fun atmosphere where we’ll share a table with the Brewers, Owners & Chefs in the industry. We highlight the flavors of Thailand & pair them with the Brewing Local Love of our friends & family in the Brewing Industry.

We’ll open the bar at 6pm, first course served at 6:30.
Enjoy an evening with us!

$75 inclusive of tax & gratuity for each Seat.

Reservations are Now Open & Will Sell Out.


– Starter Course –
Biscotti Belgian Dark Ale & Loong Chin Pla: Curried Fish Meatballs with Sweet Chili glaze
– First Course –
Crosscut Pale Ale & Kanom Pang Na Moo: Pork Canapes with Cucumber Relish
– Second Course –
Farm Girl Saison & Yum Woon Sen: Mung Bean Noodle Salad with Shrimp, Squid, Cilantro & Mint
– Third Course –
Chestnut Hill Brown Ale & Raad Naa Gai: Wide Rice Noodles with Yellow Bean Sauce, Chicken & Chinese Broccoli
– Fourth Course –
Silhouette Russian Imperial Stout & Pad Panang Moo: Panang Curry Stir Fry with Pork & Ripe Mango
– Fifth Course –
Hop Dish IPA & Sangkaya: Steamed Pandan Custard in Kabocha Squash with Coconut Sauce

Northgate Brewing Beer Dinner: Nov 21st, 6 PM

We’ve chosen one of our Favorite Nordeast Neighborhood Breweries for our next Beer Pairing Dinner!

Thursday November 21st, 6 PM.
Join our table as we invite the Founders & Brewers of Northgate Brewing & the Chef of Sen Yai Sen Lek – Thai Rice & Noodles for an evening where we’ll pair together the flavors of Thailand & the beers brewed in the Sessionable English Style. We’ll close our Bar for an intimate Family Table dinner service in a relaxed fun atmosphere.

Beer Pairing Menu: (veg options available)

– Pumpkin Spice Ale, Peak Gai Tod, Khao Tom: Broth Based Thai Rice Soup with Fisher Farm Pork, Chinese Celery, & Fried Garlic Oil
– Little Pilgrim IPA & Issan Sticky Rice Marinated Pork & Long Bean Salad
– Parapet ESB: Green Curry with Beef served with Thai Khanomjean Noodles
– Walls End English Brown Ale: Pork Paloah: Stewed 5 Spice Pork Belly with Marinated Tofu, & Hard Cooked Egg.
– Milk Stout: Fried Sweet Potatoes served with Izzy’s Coconut Ice Cream

Doors open at 6pm, First Course Served at 6:30.

Seats are $60, limited & will sell out.

Reservations Required through with the subject NORTHGATE.