Hi-Thai Successor ‘Copper Throat’ Now Serving on Ludlow Street

Posted on: December 19th, 2017 at 5:17 am by

Eat-pisode on Ludlow Street (aka Hi-Thai) went out of business back in July after a decade-long Hell Square tenure. The “gem-sized Thai bistro” (their words) had shuttered without warning or announcement.

Five months on, though, there is a replacement restaurant.

Now, the new voice of Ludlow Thai food is something called, rather strangely, Copper Throat. They’ve kept the offering much the same (noodles, soups, salads, etc.) but swanked up the joint big time. However, the establishment doesn’t yet have its liquor license, according to public records.

We are told that Copper Throat has no affiliation with its Thai food predecessor.

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