That was fast – “thamee, a full-service anglo-burmese restaurant” coming soon to Sally’s Middle Name space on H Street

by Prince Of Petworth March 25, 2019 at 12:45 pm 0


via Eventbrite’s Thamee Supper Club & Thingyan Celebration

Thanks to all who passed on word from Washingtonian:

“The team behind Burmese bodega Toli Moli has been using its tiny Union Market food hall stall to introduce DC to the wonders of falooda (a parfait-like dessert with basil seeds, ice cream, and flavored gelatin) and mohinga (catfish noodle curry). Now, they’re hoping to give Burmese cuisine an even bigger platform with a sit-down restaurant called Thamee, meaning “daughter.” It will replace Sally’s Middle Name, which closes on H Street Northeast on March 31.”

From Eventbrite:

“welcome to toli moli‘s newest sister restaurant, thamee!

in anticipation of the grand opening of thamee, a full-service anglo-burmese restaurant on h street northeast in washington, dc serving elevated presentations of street food and home-style meals from burma, we are pleased to welcome you into our new restaurant home for a series of pre-opening supper clubs.

meaning “daughter” in burmese, thamee will be the second culinary concept by the mother-daughter duo behind the critically acclaimed toli moli, jocelyn law-yone and simone jacobson, along with business partner eric wang, and their first opportunity to offer guests a sit-down dining experience featuring food from chef jocelyn’s home country. incorporating their shared passions for art, culture, hospitality, and intergenerational placemaking, the toli moli/thamee team will build upon their successes pioneering the next generation of burmese culinary traditions in our nation’s capital.

join us for a thingyan (burmese new year) celebration featuring an intimate, multi-course dinner and dessert prepared by chef jocelyn law-yone before thamee opens to the public.

menu preview*

atoh amyo: sliced seasonal vegetables & nygapi yay (dipping sauce)
hin gyo: clear soup with daikon radishes
mixed fritters: sample selection of burmese fried street snacks
chef’s salad trio: a tasting of three different burmese salads
golden bbq platter: king prawns, chicken, pork & beef + masala curry
si-htamin: turmeric rice with fried shallots
shwe yin aye: shaved ice, hokkaido milk bread, tapioca, coconut milk, jellies & sweet pandan noodles

*sample menu above is subject to change. final menus will be emailed to confirmed guests 24 hours prior to their selected event date. to request an accommodation or for any inquiries regarding accessibility, please e-mail [email protected]

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