Rhong Tiam Closes, Kurve Changes Name to Rhong Tiam


The weird saga of Kurve and Rhong Tiam, the Cain and Abel of restaurants, has finally come to an end. Michelin-starred Rhong Tiam is closing and moving into Kurve’s Second Avenue location.

A call to the restaurant yielded the information that the Second Avenue restaurant will now be called Rhong Tiam. So Kurve is no more, but its Astronaut-Barbie decor lives on. The new hybrid will serve all of Rhong Tiam’s menu, along with some of Kurve’s “best sellers,” like the burger. Either everyone wins or no one wins, we haven’t decided yet.


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