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Kin Shop Serves Lunch

For those of you who work, live, or play in the West Village, here's a bit of good news: As of today, Kin Shop is now open for lunch. No word yet on whether Dieterle will be serving lunch-only specials or deals, but how does a hot bowl of Steamed Pork Meatball Soup with Crispy Garlic, Bok Choy Shoots, and Black Soy Sauce sound to carry you through the cold winter? More

Kin Shop: 'Top Chef' Winner In the Ring for Best Thai in NYC

One could be forgiven for having low expectations of Kin Shop, Harold Dieterle's new Thai restaurant. Top Chef graduate takes over a floundering trendy Chinese spot and turns it into a contemporary Thai restaurant? Could be a recipe for showy and unevenly executed fusion fare. But Harold Dieterle is more than a television phenom. In fact, he's now serving some of the best Thai food we've had outside Thailand. More

Meet & Eat: Harold Dieterle, Chef/Restaurateur

Many Serious Eaters know Harold Dieterle as the winner of the first season of Top Chef in 2005. With his winnings, he and partner Alicia Nosenzo opened Perilla in 2007 in the West Village—a favorite of both regulars in the neighborhood and those who come from afar seeking a taste of the dishes that earned Harold his title. He and Alicia will be opening their second venture in the fall, a contemporary Thai restuarant called Kin Shop, at Sixth Avenue and 12th Street. Harold talks to us about his love for Thai cooking, his dreams of becoming a Navy fighter pilot, and the lure of a grilled ham and cheese sandwich. More

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