8 Thai Opens in Cranford, NJ, After Hurricane Ida
The new 8 Thai restaurant in downtown Cranford made its debut on Tuesday with a soft opening. The head chef, Pawee Sophikulphong, has a French-Thai background and created a menu that is more fusion than traditional Thai dishes. Customers can try Pad Thai, Tom Yum soup, Drunken noodles and curry dishes.
CRANFORD, NJ – After Kilkenny House closed following Hurricane Ida, two local business owners came together in a unique – and comedic – way to bring the restaurant back for one night. Owner Barry O’Donovan and Venue 104 owner Franco Vitella have created a special event that will reopen the restaurant for one night in November.
The chefs at 8 Thai have a French background, so the menu is more fusion than traditional Thai food. However, customers will still find their favorites, such as Pad Thai, Tom Yum Soup and Drunken Noodles.
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CRANFORD, NJ — If you love to eat fresh, you’ll want to make sure to stop by 8 Thai. The new restaurant opened its doors in downtown Cranford this week after a soft opening and it has already been a hit, according to a Facebook post from Downtown Cranford. The owners, Sudkate (Nick) Yaiphairot and Chatchai (Ton) Chutmongkonkul, came to Cranford because it “loved them at first sight,” according to the post. They’ve replaced Bel Giardino, which closed in January.
With the holidays approaching, it’s time to start thinking about holiday parties. Whether you’re hosting at home or in one of the local venues, Franco Vitella and his team at Venue 104 have everything you need to make your event memorable. They’re even offering a Thanksgiving catering menu! You can order online or over the phone.
The restaurant features traditional Thai cuisine as well as fusion dishes. It also offers take-out. Customers can choose from several types of soup and stir-fried noodles, including the famous pad thai and drunken noodles. Other dishes include khao soi, red curry with chicken, and pad see ew. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner Tuesday through Sunday, with specials available every month or two.
8 Thai recently made its soft launch in downtown Cranford, taking over the space formerly occupied by Bel Giardino, and owners Sudkate (Nick) Yaiphairot and Chatchai (Ton) Chutmongkonkul said they are thrilled with the community’s support of their new restaurant. They plan to continue to offer new dishes to keep customers interested. Their most popular dish, the drunken noodles, has a spicy level that can be adjusted for customers.
Located in the heart of downtown Cranford, 8 Thai made its official soft opening Tuesday. The new restaurant replaces Bel Giardino, which offered classic Italian pastas, pizzas and sub sandwiches. Head chef Pawee Sophikulphong brings a French-Thai background to the menu, which offers more of a fusion approach than traditional Thai fare. Customers can still enjoy favorites like Tom Yum soup and Drunken Noodle, but with more protein options and spiciness levels to choose from.
Check out the latest reviews for this location on 110 N Ave W in Cranford, NJ. You can also view photos and menus. Order online or call for delivery and takeout.