1-stop for holy basil, fresh durian, & every flavor ramen
Story Date: 12/11/2019
Author: Mike Sula
Ka Pow" is the accidental way Ocimum tenuiflorum, aka holy basil, aka ใบกะเพรา, aka ka-prao, announces its presence among the produce at Talard Thai Asian Market. All that's missing on the label is an exclamation point and the clenched fist of a superhero to communicate the seriousness of this intoxicating green herb's arrival in Edgewater, where Supasin "Pete" Ratchadapronvanich and Simon Atapan have opened a dedicated Thai market—let's call it a supermarket—the scale and ambition of which the city hasn't enjoyed since the closing of the beloved Thai Grocery almost 12 years ago.
Place Category: Food & Drink and Shopping
Story Category: New Places