Monday, April 18, 2016

Mango Tree DC Offers Two Unique Dining Options for Mother's Day, Sunday, May 8th

From our friends at Mango Tree DC...

Celebrate This Mother's Day by Treating Her to the Most Delectable Thai Cuisine in the City

If you want to treat mom to a world of flavors and fresh, locally sourced fare this Mother’s Day, invite her to Mango Tree DC on May 8th, where visiting Chef Nongnaphat Panngam, popularly known as Chef Kate, has recently unveiled a new lunch and dinner menu that will allow guests to celebrate Mother’s Day with exciting new gourmet Thai dishes and specialty drinks, including handcrafted mimosas. Plus, a special family-style meal will be offered on Sunday, providing guests with a dining experience full of taste and value. Mango Tree has everything guests need to celebrate Mother’s Day with a full line-up of mom-centric gifts and surprises! Along with the meal, mom will receive a complimentary glass of wine, a free framed photo of mom and the family, and complimentary valet parking, giving mom more reasons to celebrate with family and friends at Mango Tree DC.

A delicious choice for mom, Mango Tree journeys diners taste buds through Thailand and boasts a diverse menu  of traditional Thai cuisine with a modern flair. Give mom a well-deserved day off and treat her this Mother’s Day to a culinary experience she won’t soon forget. All mothers receive a complimentary entrée, when a minimum of two persons dine from either the new lunch or dinner a la carte menu.

Chef Kate’s new menus are inspired by her grandmother’s recipes that feature authentic Thai cuisine with a modern twist. She will entice diners with Pink Pomelo Salad (roasted coconut flakes and roasted peanut) and Eggplant Salad, (char-grilled eggplant, lemongrass, cilantro, fresh lime and soft-boiled egg). She will also serve classic Tom Yum Soup and main dishes of Lamb Shank Massaman (slow braised  lamb shank, massaman curry, fingerling potato, anise and cinnamon); rich and flavorful Crispy Chicken Basil (thai basil, chili and garlic); Wok-Fried Crab Curry (whole blue crab, yellow curry and egg); and much more.

Mango Tree’s new à la carte lunch menu is available from 11:30 AM to 3 PM and dinner menu from 5 PM to 10 PM.

Complementing the restaurant’s diverse menu, families or larger parties seeking an intimate dining experience with mom, can can enjoy the culinary inspiration of Chef Kate with her specially prepared Mother’s Day Family-Style Menu that serves 4-6 persons. Guests who order from the family-style menu can expect to pass around platters of Thai favorites including appetizers like Yum Som O with Prawns (fresh pomelo salad with fresh prawns and grated coconut); Pomelo Pomelo Salad (roasted coconut flakes and roasted peanut); Makua Yao (eggplant, tamarind, dry chilis, slow cooked egg); Chicken Satay (24-hour free range chicken marinated in turmeric, cumin and coconut milk); Scallops (seared scallops tossed in chili and lime dressing); and Thai Beef Salad (beef lightly seared with shallots, dry chili, lime and sawtooth coriander). For the main course, guests can share generous portions of Gaeng Phed Ped Yang - Red Duck Curry (roasted red duck with red curry, pineapple and apricots); Khao Phad Pla Too - Mackerel Fried Rice (brine soaked mackerel); Pla Sam Rod - (deep fried sea bass with tamarind and fresh mango); and Phad Kee Mao Nua - Stir fried Drunken Beef Noodles (seared beef, Thai basil, baby green peppercorns, fingerroot). Desserts include Thai Tea Crème Brûlée and Signature Sticky Rice & Mango.

Plus, if mom is mad about lobster, Mango Tree’s Signature Lobster, prepared three ways, can be added for only an additional $10 if reserved by Thursday, May 5th. Indulge in crustacean goodness overflowing with lobster cooked our signature Phad Thai, Sweet Chili or Panang-style. You’ll definitely be come back for more.

Family-style dining at Mango Tree DC is available on Mother’s Day for just $199 for 4-6 adults, and two children under the age of six are free and can order from Mango Tree’s Children's Menu when the rest of the party dines Family-Style. A children's menu is available with selections beginning at just $6 for ages four to 12, and kids three and under are free.

Reservations for the Family-Style Mother’s Day Menu are strongly encouraged and can be made by calling (202) 408-8100 or online through

Mango Tree DC is located at CityCenterDC at 929 H Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001, three blocks from the Metro. Mango Tree is open for lunch and dinner service as well as weekend brunch. For more information please visit:,, or

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 CityCenterDC:
CityCenterDC ( 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.