Addie's Thai House owners, Louis and Muay Brinckwirth. The restaurant occupies the space that was formerly Thai Buree in Chesterfield. The two met while working at a Thai restaurant in San Jose, California. Louis courted Muay for 10 months before she agreed to go out with him. In 2004, the two moved to St. Louis (Louis' home town) and had always dreamed of opening their own restaurant. Last year, when Addie's opened, their dream was realized.
The duck was perfectly cooked, with just enough fat rendered that the meat gained flavor without losing its luscious nature. Like all good curries, this red curry was too complex to pinpoint any one ingredient; its initial brightness yielded to a good balance of savory and sweet and a lingering chile-generated warmth. Continue reading Ian Froeb's review of Addie's Thai House. Photos by Jennifer Silverberg.