Mon-Thu 7am-10:45am, Noon-2:30pm, 5:30pm-11pm
Fri 7am-10:45am, Noon-2:30pm, 5:30pm-11:30pm
Sat 7am-10:45am, 11:30am-2:30pm, 5:30pm-11:30pm
Sun 7am-10:45am, 11:30am-2:30pm, 5:30pm-11pm
Average Main Course Price is $26
Located on the street level of SoHo's fashionable 60 Thompson Hotel, Kittichai specializes in modern Thai cuisine, as interpreted by chef and namesake Ian Chalermkittichai. Among his creations are baked Chilean sea bass marinated in yellow salted beans, braised short ribs in green curry, and spicy duck breast with Hawaiian relish. This smart, sexy space, designed by the innovative Rockwell group, is also noteworthy for its open spaces, Buddha statues, bottled orchids, sleek geometry and atmospheric lighting. Lunch prix fixe $20; pre-theater prix fixe $30. TRAIN: C, E at Spring St
Best Because: Style and substance, this scene-y restaurant serves top-tier Thai food in a sleek space designed by the Rockwell Group.