Chef Prakong Tongsod of Maui Thai Bistro. Courtesy photo.
Any foodie who has ever driven to Hana specifically for Thai food is about to see a significant drop in his or her fuel expenses.
On Oct. 1, Chit Tharnthong and Oey Meesook – husband and wife restaurateurs – will be opening Maui Thai Bistro in the space previously occupied by Maui Thai Restaurant.
The new venture will feature Chef Prakong Tongsod.
Tongsod was previously one half of the successful “Thai by Prakong/Thai by Pranee” enterprise across from the Hana Ball Park on Uakea Road.
I definitely recall the old Maui Thai as being unremarkable (too sweet). Intrigued by this new venture...