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Owner and chef Utumporn Killoran, who started her business with a food cart on the 16th Street Mall and quickly developed a devoted following of eaters.
Utumporn Killoran, the woman who owns this restaurant and does all the cooking, hails from the Isaan region of Thailand, which is up north and close to the border of Laos. The food in that part of the country channels both Thai and Lao cuisine, with curries, pork larb, green papaya salad and sticky rice. But Isaan food also has one defining characteristic: enough heat to practically blister your esophagus.
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Photos by Mark Manger.