Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Mango Tree to Debut Weekend Brunch Service Beginning April 4th

Mango Cheesecake

From our friends at Mango Tree DC...

Newcomer Mango Tree DC, located at 929 H Street, NW, 20001 at the chic new CityCenterDC with sweeping views of the city, will debut weekend brunch service beginning Saturday, April 4th. Chef de Cuisine Paul Kennedy, a native of the United Kingdom, has crafted a menu that integrates traditional English breakfast fare with a bold Thai twist. In each dish, one will find the artful blending of textures along with savory, sweet, sour and spice, which delivers a taste of harmony in each bite. Brunch will be served Saturday and Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Standout appetizers include Green Papaya Salad, poached shrimp, cherry tomatoes, long beans, chili-lime and a Sriracha cocktail sauce, as well as Street-Style Pork-in-a-Bag, grilled marinated pork skewers with Thai sticky rice and a sweet tamarind sauce, served in a BPA-free bag like the traditional street food in Thailand.  Entrées are just as enticing and include Mango Tree Eggs Benedict, toasted English muffin, poached egg and hash browns, served with a choice of grilled salmon, Kaffir lime hollandaise and sautéed spinach or braised beef cheeks with green curry hollandaise and sautéed spinach or sautéed spinach, with Kaffir lime hollandaise and shallots; Salmon Scrambled Eggs with hash browns and crispy fried bread; Thai-English Breakfast, inspired by the traditional English breakfast Chef Kennedy grew up eating; made with Northern-style Thai sausage, crispy bacon, two wok fried eggs, hash browns, grilled Portobello mushroom, grilled tomato and fried bread; Oven-Baked Blueberry French Toast with whipped cream and blueberry compote; Bacon, Bourbon and Apple Pancakes with hash browns and maple syrup, as well as Mango Tree Waffles, served with a choice of maple syrup, crispy bacon and whipped cream or strawberry and Thai basil compote and whipped cream or freshly cut fruit and ginger & mint syrup. Prices for brunch range from $8 to $16.

Mango Tree’s new brunch menu is complemented by featured cocktails such as the Traditional Mimosa; Mary in the Mango Tree with Mekhong and house-made bloody Mary mix; Mango Mimosa with Champagne and fresh mango purée; Lychee Bellini with Champagne and fresh lychees; The Spirited Thai with Mekhong, fresh lime, lychee and pineapple, and the Thai Tea-ni with Thai tea infused vodka with star anise and evaporated milk. Cocktails are priced at $8 to $12.

Mango Tree DC is located at CityCenterDC at 929 H Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001. The restaurant is located two blocks from the Metro Center stop accessible on the Red, Silver, Orange and Blue lines as well as three blocks from the Gallery Place Chinatown Metro Station on the Red, Yellow and Green lines. Dinner is served nightly, from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.  Lunch is served Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and weekend brunch is served Saturday and Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information please call (202) 408-8100 or visit: www.mangotreedc.com, https://twitter.com/mangotreedc, or https://www.facebook.com/mangotreedc.

About Mango Tree:
The Mango Tree Group is a dynamic, innovative and fast-growing company that has a vision to bring authentic Thai cuisine with a creative twist to the world, and to plant a Mango Tree in every major world city. At the vanguard of the global Thai food explosion, the Mango Tree Group comprises the Mango Tree, Mango Tree Bistro and Mango Tree Café brands, as well as Coca, the contemporary steamboat suki concept. The group's heritage dates back to 1957, when Khun Srichai Phanphensophon opened the first Coca restaurant in Surawong, launching the suki trend in Thailand. The pioneering spirit continued when the group's CEO and celebrity chef Pitaya Phanphensophon, Srichai's son, opened the first Mango Tree restaurant in the heart of Silom in 1994. Today, the group operates more than 72 restaurants and cafes in 17 countries in Asia, the Middle East, and the USA. Part cultural ambassador and part culinary innovator, Mango Tree has charted a course to become the premier global Thai cuisine brand, delivering quality Thai cuisine, stylish design, and intuitive service that always exceeds diners' expectations.

About Richard Sandoval Restaurants:
Richard Sandoval Restaurants (RSR) is a leading restaurant group founded by Mexican-born chef/restaurateur/author Richard Sandoval and based in New York City. Known for offering guests an unparalleled culinary experience, this internationally recognized contemporary Latin restaurant group successfully owns and operates more than 40 restaurant concepts around the globe. Spanning from California to New York, Colorado to Florida, Nevada to Virginia and Arizona to Washington, D.C. - as well as from Dubai to Mexico and Qatar to Serbia - Chef Sandoval's "made from scratch" approach and passion for introducing Latin cuisine to the world continues to inspire him to combine authentic Latin ingredients with international flavors and inventive techniques to create one-of-kind concepts and cuisines that range from modern and coastal Mexican, Latin-Asian, Peruvian to Pan-Latin, among others. For a complete list of RSR restaurants, menus or for more information, please visit www.richardsandoval.com.

About CityCenterDC:
CITYCENTERDC (www.citycenterdc.com) is a unique, pedestrian-friendly, 10-acre mixed-use development, located in the heart of Downtown Washington on a 4.5-block parcel bounded by New York Avenue, 9th, H and 11th Streets, NW. Foster + Partners, an international studio for architecture, planning and design based in London, served as the master-plan architect and the design architect for the office and for-sale-housing components. Shalom Baranes Associates, P.C., a Washington-based architectural firm, served as the associate master-plan architect and the design architect for the residential rental component. The initial and largest phase of the project contains approximately 300,000 square feet of retail space featuring a unique mix of local, national and international retail brands and restaurants with extensive street frontage. In addition, the project encompasses 520,000 square feet of office space, 458 rental apartment units and 216 condominium units, a 1550 space parking garage, a public park, a central plaza and pedestrian-oriented streets and alleyways. Construction of the Conrad Washington, DC project at CityCenterDC, a 370-room luxury hotel with 70,000 square feet of additional retail space, will commence in the third quarter of 2015.