Supatra Yooto

  • Dining

    July 19, 2012

    Like That Chain Restaurant?

    Try this local one instead.

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2012

    Like That Chain Restaurant? Try This Local One Instead

    In the last couple of weeks, we've explored fun and funky Texas wines to drink in lieu of old standbys like Cabernet and Chardonnay and we've showcased local beers that can be enlisted to help wean your friends off adjunct lagers made by giant corporations. And just like we all have loved ones that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    Chef Chat: Kay Soodjai of Khun Kay Thai Café

    ​Kay Soodjai and her sister-in-law Supatra Yooto opened the Golden Room in Montrose 27 years ago. Last year they replaced the venerable Golden Room with Khun (Madame) Kay Thai Café (1209 Montrose), with a fast-casual concept and less expensive meals. Supatra, who describes herself as more of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    Khun Kay Thai Café's Summer Lettuce Wrap Recipe

    When Supatra Yooto and Kay Soodjai opened the Golden room in 1982, they originally had a mostly Chinese menu. The Thai items increased as the cuisine gained popularity in Houston. When I first visited the restaurant some 20 years later, I had a whole red snapper and heard Soodjai say that the decora ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 15, 2009