Nice Thai!

The restaurant rumor mill is churning with talk that a well-known restaurateur will move into the old post office. That massive property is empty, since Post 154 closed abruptly last week.

Meanwhile, directly across the street, a much smaller restaurant has opened. Very quickly, it’s creating quite a buzz.

Jeera Little Thai Kitchen is located next to the equally small (but also fine) Finalmente Trattoria.

Jeera ThaiI checked it out the other day. I dithered between 2 dishes. Usually when I ask for help, the server says, “Oh, they’re both good!”

This time, the owner responded. Jeeranunn Atiportunyapong — you can call her “Luna” — very confidently told me which one to order.*

It was great. And — as I requested — appropriately spicy.

I’m already a huge fan of Rainbow Thai, in Bridge Square. I’ve added Jeera to my list of favorites.

Interestingly, Westport’s 2 Thai restaurants could fit comfortably in one corner of Post 154. There’s a lesson somewhere in that.

*It was kaprow.

6 responses to “Nice Thai!

  1. We went last night. Loved it. More like a Thai place in Woodside Queens than one in the burbs. A little bit of the city comes to Westport!

  2. Matthew Mandell

    This is going to be a go to place for lunch downtown. Nice people, great food and they even have a little parking lot in front, not that there is a parking problem downtown.

  3. excellent food and I am excited it has finally opened!

  4. kale fried rice–super delish! Very happy to have this restaurant.

  5. My wife and I went there last night for the first time. This is the real deal. And Luna’s hot ginger tea will fix most anything that’s ailing you.

  6. Wish them well…..but they need to do a much better job at coordinating and keeping track of take out orders. Some real confusion seems to currently exist and take out is the majority of their business as of now.
    The food is good yet the some of the portion sizes are tiny for the price, such as the green curry dish.