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Vegas’s Lotus of Siam Coming Soon to NYC

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Like Pizzeria Bianco in Phoenix, Las Vegas’s Lotus of Siam has attained an almost mythic status, often called the best Thai restaurant in the country. When you’ve never been to a restaurant, the food can soar in your imagination and never come bumping down to earth the way a real meal (no matter how good) does. Well, it turns out that New Yorkers will get to check out Lotus of Siam very soon — in two weeks, to be exact.

Both Feast and Eater are reporting official confirmation that Lotus of Siam will open a New York branch in the old Cru space.

Prices will be higher than at the one in Vegas — reportedly about $20 a plate — and the menu will be smaller, offering about 50 dishes. Is it really good enough to pull that off? Here’s hoping …

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