May 30th, 2014
Salt + Pepper Blue Prawns, fermented black bean, red nahm jim and lime.
May 18th, 2014
Pho by chef wawa for family meal today!
May 11th, 2014
Mother's Day special: octopus braised au jus, charred onion, salted purple potato, curried aioli, fermented black bean, black garlic and garden flowers.
May 3rd, 2014
It's a beautiful day to enjoy our house made citrus-basil soda!
April 25th, 2014
Chef Alexis Chong presenting, twice cooked crispy pork, dehydrated gulf shrimp, toasted pecans, shallots, coconut and jasmine rice powder for the Taste of Texas event at Austin Food and Wine.
April 18th, 2014
Songkran special, available after 5 until Saturday, Ma Po Tofu: pork loin, shaoxing wine, black vinegar, nahm prik pao, chive blossoms, peas, szechuan peppercorn.
April 16th, 2014
Songkran special, Mango Salad: sweet, pickled and green mango, crispy ginger, purple yam, bean sprouts, shiso, coconut-shrimp dressing.
April 14th, 2014
Songkran special, soft shell chili crab: salt + pepper soft shell crab, Brussels sprouts, thai herbs, and chili dressing.
April 14th, 2014
It is the week of Songkran, also known as Thai New Year! Come celebrate with us this week with our special Songkran menu, available at 5PM running through Saturday, April 19th.
April 7th, 2014
Tonight's special, Tempura thai eggplant: ash roasted thai eggplant, Singha beer battered tempura fried with a thai sambal and chiffonade mint, jasmine rice powder.
April 5th, 2014
Tonight's special, Mango salad: sweet, pickled and green mango, crispy purple yams, purple shiso, and mint in a coconut shrimp dressing.
March 31st, 2014
Tonight's special, a 3.9 pound snapper, Szechuan salt and pepper ash roasted and stuffed with lemongrass.
March 29th, 2014
Today's special, Thai Spring Salad: shredded chicken, Thai basil, cilantro, marinated nashi pear, cherry tomato, roasted butternut squash all in a coconut cream chili dressing with toasted coconut and jasmine rice powder.
March 21st, 2014
Don't forget! SFC Chef Series Spring Bounty at La Condesa, April 13th. Featuring Alexis Chong of Sway, Rick Lopez of La Condesa, Andrew Wiseheart of Contigo, Paul Qui and Jorge Hernandez of qui, Shawn Cirkiel and Justin Rupp of Olive and June, Casey Wilcox of Justines and Kyle McKinney of Barley Swine. Tickets available at sfcchefseries.splashthat.com Proceeds benefiting the Sustainable Food Center.
February 4th, 2014
New Rieslings added to the list this week! Loimer, 2010, Kamptal, Austria - S.A. Prum, Auslese, 2006, Wehlener Sonnenuhr, Mosel, Germany - Long Shadows "Poets Leap", 2012, Columbia Valley, Washington - Yalumba "The Y Series", 2012, Barossa, Australia - Pewsey Valley, 2013, Eden Valley, Australia.
January 30th, 2014
Grilled Chai Cake: Mandarin sage sorbet, red wine poached pears, ginger streusel, chai whipped cream and cardamom gel.
January 27th, 2014
Thank you to everyone who came out to @joscoffee 8th Annual Chili Cook Off! We won "Best Paired with a Shiner Beer"! Alexis Chong did a great job with her Thai pork chili with fried lotus root, taking inspiration from traditional frito pie! See you next year!
January 21st, 2014
GET READY! Jo's 8th Annual Chili Cook Off, Sunday January 26th 2014, noon-3pm! All proceeds go to the Sustainable Food Center. This year Sway Presents: Miami Rice, featuring Alexis Chong and John Berry... See you there!
January 19th, 2014
Squash Curry: Kabocha and butternut squash, cashew butter, miso, roasted purple cauliflower and pumpkin seeds.
January 18th, 2014
Pad Prik King: Wok seared pork loin, snow peas, baby corn, mushroom and toasted almond.
January 5th, 2014
We will be closing early today and closed tomorrow, for staff appreciation and minor renovations. We will reopen on Tuesday, January 7th for our normal business hours.
January 3rd, 2014
Good morning! WSET training with Sway and La Condesa team! Nothing like wine at 9 am.
December 29th, 2013
Come enjoy a Tamarind Pok Pok Som, a delicious and refreshing drinking vinegar.
December 11th, 2013
From the "ONE" menu, celebrating our one year anniversary, Grilled Boar Ribs with green nahm jim, peanuts, pickled fresno chili, and a Thai herb salad.
December 10th, 2013
From the "ONE" menu, Squash Curry: silken tofu, butternut & kabocha squash, toasted pumpkin seeds, grilled carrots, and crispy kale.
December 9th, 2013
Today is our One year anniversary, from the special "ONE" menu, Grilled gulf head-on shrimp, jasmine rice congee, green onion, and toasted garlic.
December 8th, 2013
Celebrate our One Year Anniversary with our special "ONE" menu all week! Menu will be served Sunday-Saturday during dinner service. Thank you for a wonderful year and we look forward to celebrating with you!
December 6th, 2013
Sway New Years Eve: Feast, Drink, Dance...Let Go
In Thailand, monks wear yellow as a reminder of the importance of letting go. Join us on New Years Eve as we let go of 2013 and embrace 2014. $150 ticket includes dinner, full open bar, champagne toast, dancing, and more. www.theyellowrobe.splashthat.com Table reservations available, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
December 5th, 2013
Today's Special, Pork Belly Salad:
Seared pork belly, shaved carrot-daikon salad, thai chili-red onion marmalade, pork skin crumble, cilantro pearls, sweet soy reduction
December 4th, 2013
Lotus Chicken Salad: blanched banana blossoms, crispy lotus root, Thai basil, coconut lime vinaigrette, toasted coconut and jasmine rice powder
November 25th, 2013
Today's Special, Tom Yum Soup:
Blue prawns, hot and sour broth, morning glory and mushrooms
November 16th, 2013
Sway chef demo and complimentary bites at 6:30 in the Cadillac Cafe in front of the W. All are welcome!
November 13th, 2013
Prepping slow cooked eggs for Son In Law and Peanut Curry...
November 9th, 2013
Tonight's special, Royal Trumpet cry: charred trumpet mushroom, miso,
red nahm jim, mint, cilantro, pickled chive blossom and crunchy amaranth
November 7th, 2013
Regalo for the evening: Tempura fried okra, chili, mint, and Thai sambal
November 6th, 2013
Tonight's special: Grilled NY Strip Satay, sweet soy, chili oil, pickled fresno chili, cilantro and candied cumin peanuts
November 4th, 2013
Everyone loves Pizza Monday for family meal...
November 1st, 2013
Lessons from Javi of the Kitchen Gardener about our new "Urb-Herb-Garden"
October 31st, 2013
Roger rabbit made an appearance tonight.... Happy Halloween everyone!
October 18th, 2013
Thai Spirit House is haunted and ready for spooky nights...
October 13th, 2013
Zilker may be closed, ACL cancelled, but we are open all day, serving HOT Tom Kha Gai on this rainy day...
October 9th, 2013
Come enjoy this beautiful Texas weather in our Thai Spirit Garden patio...
October 7th, 2013
Thank you everyone who made ACL this weekend. It was an amazing time.
4 days of rest and let's do it again!
October 4th, 2013
Beautiful fresh fish display for tonight... red snapper, branzini, fresh caught Maine lobster, and passion oysters from from Prince Edward Island
September 29th, 2013
Today is National Coffee Day! Come celebrate with a Thai iced coffee topped
with sweetened condensed milk
September 28th, 2013
Crispy red snapper, chili jam, coconut jam, Thai herbs and crispy shallots
September 20th, 2013
Tamarind glazed chicken wings, dried chili, cilantro and lime
September 4th, 2013
Tonight's Special: Red Miso Butterscotch Pudding - banana bread, candied cashew, cashew butter, and banana sorbet
August 31st, 2013
Peanut Curry - chicken leg and thigh cooked confit, toasted peanut, pickled onion and fresno chili, thai herbs and a slow-cooked egg
August 25th, 2013
Rise and shine from the San Phra Phum or Thai spirit house. Remember, "Light dispels darkness. Wisdom dispels ignorance." -quote from the Wat Phra Singh in Chiang Mai, Thailand
August 24th, 2013
Som Tam - green papaya salad, thai red chili, cucumber, cherry tomato, and green bean in a tamarind dressing topped with dried crispy shrimp
August 8th, 2013
We are proud to be featured in this months Bon Appetit magazine
as one of the country's "50 Best New Restaurants!"
Thank you everyone who has supported us this year!
Check out the article here!
August 7th, 2013
Prawn Miange: poached prawn on a betel leaf, coconut, fresno chili, toasted cashew, dried shrimp and grapefruit
August 3rd, 2013
Tiger Cry: char-grilled hanger steak over red nahm jim, Thai herb salad, toasted rice, and nahm prik pao
July 27th, 2013
A Pitaya, more commonly known as "Dragonfruit", has a sweet creamy pulp with a delicate aroma. From the cacti genus Hylocereus, the plant only blooms at night and is also known as a "moonflower" or "Queen of the Night". In Thai it is called kaeo mangkon. Anyone know the Thai nickname of this fruit?
July 26th, 2013
Market fish this weekend:
Vermilion Snapper from the Gulf of Mexico
July 18th, 2013
Lemon Meringue "Pie":
lemon yuzu curd, shortbread, TX blueberries, cilantro, pickled Thai chile,
toasted meringue and lemongrass ice cream
July 15th, 2013
braised goat, english peas, tomatoes, pickled broccoli leaves
July 11th, 2013
Raw preparation of New Zealand Langoustine:
served on a betel leaf with coconut, cashews, thai chilies, hot and sour dressing and tobiko caviar
July 10th, 2013
Fresh market seafood. Snapper, branzini, and fresh lobster
June 28th, 2013
Forever Crispy Boar Ribs:
tamarind glazed boar ribs with Thai herbs, red nahm jim and crispy shallots
June 26th, 2013
Introducing Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout!
June 15th, 2013
black tea smoked salmon, grapefruit, toasted coconut, cashews, jasmine rice powder, and trout roe on a betel leaf
June 13th, 2013
Introducing Hitachino Nest White Ale and Red Rice Ale by the Kiuchi Brewery.
June 11th, 2013
seared halibut cheeks, baby corn, peas, tomatoes, green peppercorn
June 9th, 2013
New additions to our wine list
June 8th, 2013
Cape Cod black flounder:
Thai herbs, fresno chilies, shallots, toasted coconut, lime palm sugar dressing
June 7th, 2013
Mango conch salad:
coconut cream, crunchy amaranth, red nahm jihm, thai basil
served salt and pepper style with Chinese broccoli, fermented black mix, green nahm jihm, red nahm jihm and nahm prik pao
June 2nd, 2013
Forever Crispy Wild Boar Ribs:
tamarind glaze, green nahm jihm, thai herbs
June 1st, 2013
lemon-calamansi marmalade, eggplant, roti
May 30th, 2013
New Zealand Tai Snapper:
Served crispy with chili jam and coconut cream or steamed with chili vinegar, lemongrass and crispy shallots
May 21st, 2013
taylor bay scallops, crawfish XO, bacon, garlic, ginger, lemongrass, thai chili, sweet onion
May 18th, 2013
Jasmine Tea Panna Cotta:
red grape, lychee, palm sugar, thai basil, shiso, crunchy amaranth, coconut-lychee sorbet
May 15th, 2013
crab, cuttlefish, shrimp, cucumber, trout roe, cucumber vinegar
May 11th, 2013
char-grilled hanger steak, red nahm jim, thai basil, fresno chili, toasted rice, nahm prik pao
May 9th, 2013
Our bite for tonight's Farm to Plate dinner at Barr Mansion:
Local sweet potato curry, house made crème fraîche, Springdale Farms lime leaf, Rain Lilly Farms beet sugar
Proceeds from tonight's event go to support the Sustainable Food Center.
May 8th, 2013
Red Miso Butterscotch Pudding:
banana bread, cashew butter, brûléed bananas, candied cashews, and roasted banana sorbet
May 5th, 2013
Forever Crispy Antelope Ribs:
tamarind glazed antelope rib, thai herbs, pickled fresno chilies and shallots, green nahm jihm
May 4th, 2013
braised Texas wagyu beef, eggplant, baby corn, cocnut cream and crispy shallots
May 3rd, 2013
chipotle brined wild boar, coconut cream, pickled carrots, cashew, thai herbs, bibb lettuce
Tonight's dessert special, May 1st, 2013
Strawberry ice cream with fresh chopped strawberries
April 27th, 2013
Roasting the chicken for Kai Yang-
Rotisserie chicken, chili nahm jim, thai herbs and crispy shallots
Tonights special dessert, April 26th, 2013
White chocolate miso semifreddo, calamansi sorbet, white sesame powder
April 25th, 2013
Sway will be offering a new wine side-list, previously unavailable at the restaurant. It will be featuring German and other Rieslings, gewürztraminer, and dessert wine.
Todays special. April 25th, 2013
Chipotle brined wild boar chili, coconut cream, marinated carrots, cashews, thai herbs, bibb lettuce.
Todays special April 23rd, 2013
Tom Yum Soup
Seared snapper, hot & sour broth, morning glory, mushroom
Songkran special April 20th, 2013
Ora king salmon miange
Tea smoked salmon, trout roe, dried coconut, grapefruit, red nahm jihm, betel leaf
Songkran special April 19th, 2013
Dried crayfish, bacon, herb salad, grilled cuttlefish
Songkran special April 18th, 2013
Smoked dusk breast, egg noodle, crispy shallots
slow cooked egg, nahm prik pao
Songkran special April 18th, 2013
Tom Yum Soup
Seared snapper, hot & sour broth, morning glory, mushroom
Songkran special April 16th, 2013
Chili jam manilla clam, scrambled egg, glass noodle
In celebration of Songkran, Thai New Year 2013, Sway will be offering an off-the-menu set of special items, previously unavailable at at the restaurant. Items such as duck laksa, Singapore clams and wild boar larp will be available from April 15-21. The Songkran festival (Thai: สงกรานต์) from the Sanskrit word saṃkrānti, or literally "astrological passage" is celebrated in Thailand as the traditional New Year's Day.
Today's special dessert April 10th, 2013:
Poteet strawberries, rhubarb, almond shortcake, tarragon ice cream, strawberry-milk meringue
Today's special April 9th, 2013:
Forever crispy antelope ribs, chili tamarind glaze, Thai herb salad, green nahm jihm
We will be closed for lunch service only on Friday, January 25th. We will re-open for dinner service at 5pm.
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the golden triangle
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Taking off December 9th!