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Ekachai to bring SE Asia to Flat Iron Square

Ekachai Dishes

We are proud to announce Ekachai restaurant is bringing South East Asia to Flat Iron Square with a specially designed rope-wrapped, bamboo-roofed, timber-clad kitchen serving authentic street food.

The Ekachai kitchen features a bespoke dumpling steamer, satay grill, stainless steel wok range and hammered metal cooking pot pendants that illuminate the service area. Their short menu is split into two sections with the best of classic Thai, Malay and Cantonese street food dishes focused on the wok cooking synonymous with hawker food from these regions.  Additionally a regularly changing Specials board will offer diners continued variety suited to the season. 
  
Menu
Wok Fried: Penang-Style Char Kway Teow, Nasi Goreng (served with spiced crackers and sambal chilli sauce), Pad Thai (served with peanuts, chilli and lime)
Little Plates: Prawn and Scallop Sui Man, Potsticker Dumplings (pork and ginger or vegetable), Chicken Satay Skewers.
Specials: Ikan Bakar (grilled fish with chilli paste in banana leaf), Butter Prawns with Salted Egg Yolk, Hainan Chicken Rice.
Drink: Fresh Green Coconuts opened to order.
 
We invited media guests to join us on the press preview day on October 19th prior to opening to the public on the 23rd:
9.30am-11am : complimentary Hong Kong breakfast of steamed dim sum and Chinese tea, an informal tour and introduction to the Ekachai kitchen and team.
6pm-9pm: complimentary tasting of our menu, informal tour and introduction to the Ekachai kitchen and team and drinks at the Flat Iron Square bar.

If you would like further information on Ekachai at Flat Iron Square
please do not hesitate to contact Krista Booker

About Ekachai:
Ekachai was established in Liverpool Street in 1999 by schoolfriends Thomas Tjong and Sidney Tsang from Hong Kong who could not find their favourite streetfood dishes in London. Today they have three London restaurants (Liverpool Street, Wandsworth and Selfridges) and looking forward to bring their authentic dishes to the new development of Flat Iron Square feeding the Capital’s continued appetite for traditional Malay, Thai and Cantonese dishes.
 
Ekachai Flat Iron Square:

11am-9.30pm 
Monday to Sunday
flatiron@ekachai.co.uk

Ekachai Location:
Flat Iron Square Bankside
68 Union Street
Borough
London SE1 1TD

About Flat Iron Square:
London’s new food, drink and music hub opens to the public on October 20th.
Open Monday to Sunday 10am until late.
Live Events: Ben Lovett’s live music venue OMEARA with programming including indie club nights, to talks, comedy, burlesque, magic and more.
Bar: The Bar from Flat Iron Square serving wine and cocktails
Food line-up includes: The South West Social Club, Where The Pancakes Are, Bar Douro, Burnt Lemon Bakery, Baz&Fred, EDū, Carnitas, Laffa, Tatami, Savage Salads, Manti, Lupins sunshine food and Flea Market: Flea at Flat Iron Square.

Quote:
“I wanted Londoners to be able to come to a place with a mix of great music, artisan food and bars, with a vibe of European urban outdoor markets and squares. A space that will keep evolving and visitors keep discovering. It is a large site so we are able to explore many things. We are looking at arts ideas and bringing in a flea market with vintage clothing and other interesting stalls. I started my first business, a mushroom farm, in these arches, so it is a fortunate and happy coincidence I am able to open them up again for a new venture following a great refurbishment by the Landlord, Network Rail”.
Benj Scrimgeour, Curator and Developer of Flat Iron Square

Ekachai Malaysian Supper Club

Ekachai Flyer

Ekachai Malaysian Supper Club with Norman Musa

13th June 2015 | £35 for 6 Courses

Our client South East Asian restaurant Ekachai are hosting a Malaysian evening with award-winning Malaysian Chef Norman Musa.

The event is on June 13th from 6.30pm at Ekachai Liverpool Street, costs £35 per person and features 6 courses of street-style Malaysian dishes featuring Chicken Loh Kei Bak, Venison Rendang and Lobster Laksa.

Introduction:

South East Asian restaurant Ekachai specialises in the overlapping street-style dishes of Thailand, Malaysia and Hong Kong and on June 13th the restaurant is highlighting their authentic Malay dishes with the launch of their Supper Club.

For their first Supper Club Ekachai has partnered with award-winning Malaysian Chef Norman Musa to create a 6-course menu of authentic Malaysian street-food inspired dishes. The menu will be cooked by Norman Musa on the evening and served on at their Liverpool Street restaurant on June 13th from 7-10.30pm for £35 per person.

Authentic Malaysian Dishes on Ekachai’s current menu include: Chicken Satay, Nasi Goreng, Char Kew Teow, Mee Goreng, Hokkien Mee, Laksa, Kway Teow Noodle Soup, Sambal Udang, Chicken Kapitan, Rendang, Nyonya Curry, Kangkung Goreng, Malaysian Sweet Pancake.

Supper Club Menu:

On Arrival: Fusion Canapés
Starters: Chicken Loh Kei Bak (pieces of chicken cooked with five spice powder and crunchy vegetables wrapped with tofu sheet, shallow fried and served with mild chilli dipping sauce) and Seafood Salad (a medley of seafood served with papaya, mango and pomelo cold salad with exotic Asian Fusion dressing)
Main Course: Venison Rendang (delicious rending infused with lemon grass, galangal and spices slowly simmered with venison) and Lobster Laksa (noodles in lobster broth served with bean sprouts, greens and boiled egg) and Ayam Percik (chicken thigh pieces marinated in turmeric and lemongrass, grilled and served with thick coconut and lemongrass gravy) all served with Jasmine Rice
Dessert: Tofu Fa (soya panna cotta with orange and strawberry compote served with crushed Oreo biscuits)

About Ekachai:

Ekachai is an honest, authentic and affordable restaurant that provides the real taste of Asia in a relaxed and casual environment. Ekachai was established in 1999 by two Hong Kong born restauranteurs with the concept of creating a menu combining their favourite childhood dishes. The first site was in London’s Liverpool Street and Ekachai have now independently grown to four outlets across London (Liverpool Street, Wandsworth, Selfridges Oxford Street and Selfridges Birmingham).

About Norman Musa:

Norman Musa is a recognised authority on Malaysian food and has been seen on Tom Kerridge’s Best Ever Dishes on BBC2 and Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch with Simon Rimmer as well as being named Asian & Oriental Chef of the Year Runner Up (2013), Young Asian & Oriental Chef of the Year (2013), Hospitality Guild Young Hall of Fame (2012), Malaysia National Achievement Awards finalist (2011) and Malaysia’s Top 40 Under 40 (2010).

Event details:

Date: June 13 2015
Time: 6.30pm onwards
Cost: £35pp
Booking Details: Call the restaurant directly or send an email to city@ekachai.co.uk
Reservations: 0207 626 1155
Address: Ekachai Liverpool St, 9-10 Arcade Liverpool Street, EC2M 7PN

Links:
Website: ekachai.co.uk
Twitter: @ekachai_uk
Facebook: facebook.com/ekachai.uk
Instagram: instagram.com/ekachai_uk

 

Website: normanmusa.com
Twitter: @normanmusa
Facebook: facebook.com/ChefNormanMusa
Instagram: instagram.com/chefnormanmusa