Austin’s SWAY is set to offer exclusive menu items, during the week of April 13-19, for Thai New Year, the celebration of Songkran.
In honor of the New Year festivities, Sway’s specialty menuitems will include new dishes such as Tempura Thai Eggplant, Salt + Pepper Soft Shell Chili Crab, and Coconut Clams.
The Songkran festival from the Sanskrit word saṃkrānti, or literally “astrological passage,” is celebrated in Thailand as the traditional New Year’s Day. Regular menu items will also be available in addition to the special menu items, and the restaurant will continue to operate under normal hours.
SONGKRAN MENU ITEMS:
Raw, pickled & sweet mango, crispy ginger, purple yam, bean sprouts, thai herbs, shiso, coconut-shrimp dressing
Ash roasted eggplant, singha tempura, thai sambal, mint
Ma Po Tofu
Pork loin, shaoxing wine, black vinegar, nahm prik pao, chive blossom, peas, szechuan peppercorn
Soft Shell Chili Crab
Salt + pepper soft shell crab, crispy brussels sprouts, thai herb, chili dressing
Little neck clams, coconut, chile thai herbs
Coconut pudding cake, peanut, lime pandan ice cream
Don’t miss these celebratory menu items, as they are not set to be permanent! Enjoy while you can!
**Image courtesy of www.facebook.com/SwayThai