Summerlin favorite Nittaya’s Secret Kitchen made its long awaited move around the corner into a new larger space for chef and owner Nittaya Parawong’s menu of classic and modern Thai dishes.
Nittaya’s Secret Kitchen moved just around the corner and into the 3,833-square-foot former home of Sushi Wabi at the Pueblo at Summerlin retail center, close to the intersection of Lake Mead and Rampart Boulevards.
The menu features Parawong’s family recipes, include garlic basil lamb chops. crying tiger steak, spicy green bean pork, and southern Thai Cornish hen, while the spicy Seafood Madness combines mussels, scallops, shrimp, clams, and chili oil. Of course a range of curries spanning massaman to panang come with proteins such as duck, catfish, shrimp, and grilled skirt steak in a green curry. A spicy basil tofu, eggplant with fresh basil, and more vegetarian dishes make the menu, along with tapas such as curry puffs, fried tofu, charred shishito peppers, and golden pouches stuffed with potatoes, egg pastry, and curry sauce. The must order? Papaya salad with shrimp. Noodle and fried rice dishes round out the menu.
Back in spring 2018, Parawong launched the fast-casual Block 9 Thai Street Eats in south Summerlin and has been officially working on a move to Centennial since 2019. Nittaya’s Little Kitchen will take over a compact 1,495-square-foot corner space on Norman Rockwell Lane at the Village at Centennial Springs, a short walk from Egg Works, and sitting behind Cheecho’s Fajitas & Cantina. There, plans called for a full-service, 46-seat dining room and a six-seat bar.
Nittaya’s Secret Kitchen is open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 9:30 p.m. Lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Takeout available.