• Did you know that Super Bowl Sunday is the second-largest day for food consumption in the United States, after Thanksgiving Day? Guess it makes sense as we are all hosting Super Bowl parties and planning out the food and snacks …

  • This past weekend, we had a fun opportunity to host a private cooking class for Pleasure Palates, a meetup.com group! Fifteen people attended the class to learn how to cook Thai food, our specialty. My mom (Chef Anna) and I enjoyed teaching …

  • A few nights ago, a customer mentioned that we have the most diverse group of customers in Los Angeles. I have never thought of it this way, but it’s definitely true. This is possible today not only at Ayara Thai, …

  •   With the start of each year, our family at Ayara Thai likes to add new traditions, but also keep our old traditions. As always, we continue to cook together, to serve home-cooked Thai food using the freshest ingredients. For …

  • Happy New Year! What are your New Years Resolutions and plans for 2013? For our family at Ayara Thai, to follow our last ‘Holiday Tip #12: Be Genuine and Bold’ – we are taking on new projects and great challenges …

  • December 5th marks a significant holiday in Thailand: The birthday of the King of Thailand. The respected King Bhumibol Adulyadej turns 85 today and will be celebrated by a royal ceremony, full of activities, and also by Thais wearing yellow …

  • As I ran errands today, I drove down a street lined with beautiful, little houses with trees in each yard; their leaves still changing colors. The speed of my car caused enough wind to pick up and throw around leaves …

  • With the holidays quickly approaching, we’re starting to think about what dishes we’ll be serving our loved ones. It’s a busy time of year and cooking for a group of people can be overwhelming; however, it doesn’t need to be. We want to share the secret to cooking with herbs and spices, which we’ve used throughout the years, in order to make cooking an enjoyable and rewarding experience for you.

  • After the long summer heat wave – Los Angeles weather is finally cooling down, leaves are falling, and we are discovering the return of artichokes, squash, pumpkins, figs, and leeks in local produce markets – autumn is here! Find out how we’re celebrating at Ayara Thai and how you can be a part.

  • Every year during the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar (around September – October), many Thai’s observe a Vegetarian Festival by adhering to a special diet for 9-days.

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