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Dining Guide

Yi Peng

Jett and Jira Hurapan have given CityCentre a sleek new Northern Thai option. Named after the floating lantern festival celebrated in Chiang Mai, Yi Peng recently provided us a meal worthy of a celebration. Dishes range from satays to curries to seafood, and many of the cocktails have a Thai twist. Order this to go: the pu krob: crispy, crunchy, and utterly delicious soft-shell crab. Also try the Three Flavor Ribs: twice cooked, deeply spiced, and topped with a tamarind-chili glaze. A generous helping of pad see ew, with its lovely tangle of rice noodles, tender beef, and sweet chiles finished us off for the evening. Happily, our gai yang, a Chiang Mai–style herbed and grilled half chicken, was almost as good the next day. Pro tip: Rely on your GPS, as CityCentre can be difficult to navigate. We had a bit of a wait curbside but eventually received an easy delivery to our trunk.

Note: Review reflects COVID-19 protocols in place at the time of visit.

City: Houston

Cuisine:

Drinks: Bar

Price: $$$

Rating: ★★

Address: 798 Sorella Ct., Houston, TX, 77024

Hours: L & D 7 days.

Phone: 832-623-7846

Website: yipengthaidining.com

Last updated: May 3, 2021