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Which Thai dish would you choose?

Which Thai dish would you choose?

Thai Food at the Markets

Which would you choose? Mussaman curry over red rice, basil eggplant over red rice, or stir fry curry with glass noodles?

We'll be cooking these dishes and more, to order, all weekend. Join us at the market! 

Oceanside Sunset Market on Thursdays 4-9pm
Little Italy Mercato on Saturdays 8am-2pm
Hillcrest Market Sundays 9am-2pm  

 

 

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The story of how Saranya became Thai Chef

The story of how Saranya became Thai Chef

The story behind Thai Chef Saranya

You've probably seen Saranya flipping noodles in frying pans, tossing mixed veg, and serving up fresh made curry - at Oceanside Sunset Market, Hillcrest market or Little Italy Mercato. 

If you ever wondered how she got to bring you delicious Thai food, here's the story. 

"I was born and raised in Thailand with an old school traditional family, had to learn all house work as a girl - and cooking was included. I was in the kitchen helping my dad since I can remember, and watched him do everything from preparation, cooking, sharing, to mix & matching for leftovers.

I have been doing that over and over every single day, it absorbed in my blood without any recipe needed. I can smell the food and tell when it has a good taste.

I had a family and raised my kids and still cook every day, sharing with friends and extended family and they all love it. I didn’t realize that cooking had became my passion and I cook with love, cook for my loved ones and love to cook.

I had a chance to relocate to the U.S. in 2005 and started my cooking stand and Farmers’ Market in 2006. I had chances to open restaurants on University Ave and 4th Ave, San Diego in 2013. We ended up selling them both. We are now focusing on Farmer's Markets, Catering, Personal Chef services and Cooking Classes."

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Join us for Mother's Day at Hillcrest market

Join us for Mother's Day at Hillcrest market

Share Mother's Day with us

How about bringing Mom to Hillcrest Market on Mother's Day? 

It's a great place for a stroll. Browse arts and crafts, artisan foods, buy her some flowers and grab a bite to eat. 

This Sunday, May 5 celebrate Mother's Day with us! We are at Hillcrest Market this Sunday and every Sunday from 9am-2pm.

To find Saranya's Thai Cafe, we're booth 124, see it by clicking on the Map 

There's no one more special than your Mom. Happy Mother's Day to all the Moms out there! 

  

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How to make Thai Coconut Pancakes

How to make Thai Coconut Pancakes

Thai Coconut Pancakes

Kanom Krok in Thai, these coconut pancakes are one of your favorite types of Thai food! 

How are they made? With coconut milk, rice flour and a little sugar. If you want to learn to make these, join one of our cooking classes. Hit reply, to email us back now.

We make coconut pancakes just like on the streets of Thailand! 

 

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Thai food at ArtWalk SD April 30

Thai food at ArtWalk SD April 30

Going to ArtWalk SD? We'll be there!

If you work up an appetite at ArtWalk, come by Little Italy Mercato for a bite to eat. We'll be there! Here's the map.

Did you know the ArtWalk is celebrating 32 years this year? And we're celebrating 10 years of serving up delicious Thai food!

ArtWalk Event info: 
LIVE IN COLOR: Mission Federal ArtWalk
April 30 & May 1, 2016
11am to 6pm
Little Italy, San Diego

Thai Chef Saranya food info: 
Little Italy Mercato Farmers' Market
Saturday, April 30
8am-2pm. 

   

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Holiday market times: find us at Hillcrest and Little Italy

Holiday market times: find us at Hillcrest and Little Italy

We will be at the markets this weekend! 

Find us at:
Little Italy Mercato on Saturdays 8am-2pm
Hillcrest Market Sundays 9am-2pm
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