NEW PAD: Everything was not peachy at the now-closed Pok Pok Wing in Brooklyn.
Last week, New York media reported that owner Andy Ricker was giving up
his plan to open wing joints across the city
Andy Ricker takes Pok Pok to New York. Do his wings have a prayer?
woman in the woolen hat mouths the words on the sidewalk in Manhattan’s
Lower East Side, where Andy Ricker has opened the latest outpost of his
Manao ditches the pad Thai and brings on the pork knuckle.
Food Reviews & Stories
Pok Pok has fish sauce wings; Manao has pig knuckles.
That’s not to say that Chef Ekkachai “Chew” Sakkayasukkalawong’s quiet
new Thai spot in Sellwood will grow to inspire the same legion
Food & Drink
As reported everywhere this week, Thai restaurant tycoon Andy Ricker has announced he will be opening a third eatery on Southeast Division Street, already home to Pok Pok and Whiskey Soda Lounge. Ricker has scored the building soon to be vacated by Kappaya Restaurant at Southeast 33rd Avenue, where he plans to open a restaurant based on a Thai “khao kaeng” (rice and curry) shop. But instead of ...
POK POK, N.Y.: It looks like Andy Ricker’s vagabond shoes are longing to stray. New York magazine’s Food blog Grub Street reports this week that the Pok Pok chef is “aggressively” scouting spa
Andy Ricker’s Thai bar and de facto Pok Pok waiting room is a cheap
Southeast Asian vacation. Score a seat in the wood-paneled space and
order a tableful of Thai drinking bites, like salty little deep-fried
anchovies and turmeric-laced meatballs
Pok Pok now serves lunch and dinner daily, according to the latest email blast from owner Andy Ricker. More important Ike's Vietnamese Fish Sauce Wings—the wildly popular deep-fried wonders that could sustain their own fast food chain—are now available to go from 11:30 am-10 pm every day. If you want them after midnight, you'll have to head across the street to Whiskey Soda Lounge, ...
Oh, my—not content with owning Portland's best Thai joint, Pok Pok, as well as the Whiskey Soda Lounge, Ping and Foster Burger, fabulous food-pusher Andy Ricker just announced that he's opening Pok Pok Noi ("Little Pok Pok") in the space that last housed Podnah's Pit (don't freak, Podnah's is moving to Northeast Killingsworth Street). The biggest question on our minds over here at WW—when ...