Pok Pok

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Pok Pok
Pok Pok Restaurant & Whiskey Soda Lounge.jpg
Pok Pok and the Whiskey Soda Lounge in Portland, Oregon, in 2009
Pok Pok is located in Portland, Oregon
Pok Pok
Location in Portland, Oregon
Restaurant information
Established 2005
Current owner(s) Andy Ricker
Head chef Andy Ricker
Food type Thai
Street address 3226 Southeast Division Street (Portland, Oregon); New York City
City Portland, Oregon; New York City
State Oregon; New York
Country United States
Coordinates 45°30′17″N 122°37′56″W / 45.50468°N 122.63219°W / 45.50468; -122.63219Coordinates: 45°30′17″N 122°37′56″W / 45.50468°N 122.63219°W / 45.50468; -122.63219

Pok Pok is a Thai restaurant in Portland, Oregon, and New York City. The founder and chief chef is Andy Ricker. Its Portland location is at 3226 Southeast Division Street,[1] while the New York City location is on the Columbia Street Waterfront in Brooklyn.[2][3] Pok Pok Phat Thai and Pok Pok LA opened in the Chinatown neighborhood of Los Angeles in December 2014 and November 2015 respectively,[4][5] but Pok Pok Phat Thai closed in August 2016.[6]

Reception[edit]

According to The Oregonian, the restaurant "has emerged as one of those quintessentially Portland institutions, a sort of rags-to-riches story of the street cart that became a restaurant that became a legend."[7]

On October 1, 2014, Pok Pok NY received a star in the 2015 Michelin Guide.[8]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pok Pok". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. Retrieved January 15, 2013. 
  2. ^ Goldfield, Hannah (June 25, 2012). "Pok Pok NY". The New Yorker. Retrieved January 15, 2013. 
  3. ^ Wells, Pete (June 26, 2012). "Pok Pok Ny in Brooklyn". The New York Times. Retrieved November 21, 2016. 
  4. ^ Scattergood, Amy (December 30, 2014). "Andy Ricker's Pok Pok Phat Thai now open in Chinatown". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved November 21, 2016. 
  5. ^ Balla, Lesley (November 2, 2015). "5 Things to Know About Andy Ricker's Pok Pok in Chinatown". Zagat. Retrieved November 21, 2016. 
  6. ^ Elliott, Farley (August 2, 2016). "Pok Pok Phat Thai turns off the lights in Chinatown this Sunday". Eater LA. Retrieved November 21, 2016. 
  7. ^ Pulaski, Alex (June 13, 2012). "Pok Pok – Diner 2012 review". The Oregonian. Retrieved January 18, 2013. 
  8. ^ Adamczyk, Alicia (September 30, 2014). "New York's Michelin-Starred Restaurants Announced For 2015". Forbes. Retrieved November 21, 2016. 

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