• Do you have a lucky number? For Thais, the number 9 is a lucky number that brings good fortune. The Thai word for nine is ก้าว, pronounced gao, sounds similar to the Thai word for moving ahead (ก้าวหน้า), pronounced gao-nah, …

  • We are reigning in our 9th year with a traditional Thai Buddhist blessing ceremony. This Sunday, we have invited 9 monks from Wat Thai Los Angeles for a spiritual gathering to bless our restaurant with continued success and good luck, and all …

  • August 12th marks the birthday of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit and is observed as Mother’s Day throughout Thailand. On this day, Thais celebrate Her Majesty’s devotion to poverty alleviation, environmental conservation, and gender equality. On this day, Thais also take the opportunity to celebrate theirs mothers …

  • Ticket Giveaway: LUCKYRICE Feast

    vivian on 16th July 2013

    Want tickets to the second annual LUCKYRICE Feast in Culver City? Get creative for a chance to win two (2) tickets to eat and drink to your heart and belly’s content! LUCKYRICE Feast, hosted by Sang Yoon (Father’s Office, Lukshon, Top Chef …

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  • One of our most popular desserts at Ayara Thai is the Mango Sticky Rice, and although we don’t serve it year round, it is much anticipated when it is back on the menu when mangoes are in season. So if …

  • Happy Summer Solstice! Although it’s felt like summer for a few weeks now in sunny Southern California, today, June 21st, is the official first day of summer. At the Asapahu household, most of our memories involve food (of course) and …

  • Earlier this month, we had the honor to participate in Vintage Hollywood Foundation’s “Dinner with the Vintners.” This intimate event of was held on June 7th at the Beverly Hill’s home of Judith and Michael Hayworth. It was a gathering of top donors, …

  • Our father was born into a large Chinese-Thai family of modest means. And worked hard his whole life to provide for himself and his family. He is the founder and mastermind of our family’s business. We understand the magnitude of all …

  •   Thai food is about the balance of flavors. Often, Thai recipes are ‘to taste’, due to the seasonal variations in fresh ingredients like limes, tamarind, and chilies – a specific amount does not always result in the same flavor. …

  • To all mom’s – Happy Mother’s Day! What are your favorite qualities about your mom? How are you celebrating her this weekend? Our mom is the most hardworking and selfless person. She dedicated her whole life to us, her children. …

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