Pan Asian Fusion with Blue Orchid

Discover the many flavors of Asia with Michael Flora and Natthawut Tipjak of Blue Orchid, who will serve dishes that showcase curries, spices, and textures from throughout Asia, including its New Haven famous Khao Soi.




  • Crispy corn salad 

Appetizer Sampler 

  • Crab Rangoon (2) 
  • Walnut Shrimp (2) 
  • Spicy pork dumpling (2)  

Main course (combo) 

  • Khao Soi with Chicken 
  • Stir-fried string bean with shrimp spicy sauce
  • Pineapple fried rice (no meat) 


  • Coconut rice with mango ice cream

Drink (one drink per person) 

  • Fizzy lemonade (soft drink)
  • Cabernet Sauvignon 
  • Draft Prosecco
  • Spiky blue (vodka cocktail)
  • Mango margarita (tequila cocktail)
  • Your choice of beer

Blue Orchid

Kyu Tipjak, Chef and Co-owner of Blue Orchid, is a native of Chiang Mai Thailand where he acquired a love of food from his family’s cooking. He has a degree in food science and technology from Chiang Mai University in Thailand. His path in food service has been varied but eventually let him and his husband,Michael Flora, to open Blue Orchid New Haven. On the menu are some of Kyu’s favorite comfort foods from across all of Asia. To him it is all about the customer experience and a labor of love.