The inspiration, the real Mama Kong

The inspiration, the real Mama Kong

Sach Kho Ang, marinated beef kebabs w/ pickled veggies

Sach Kho Ang, marinated beef kebabs w/ pickled veggies

Nyom Tonle, shrimp & squid salad w/ fresh herbs and zesty homemade dressing.

Nyom Tonle, shrimp & squid salad w/ fresh herbs and zesty homemade dressing.

Prahok Ktiss, spicy minced pork dipping sauce w/ rice and fresh veggies

Prahok Ktiss, spicy minced pork dipping sauce w/ rice and fresh veggies

Nom Pachok, minced catfish soup with rice noodles and thai chilis

Nom Pachok, minced catfish soup with rice noodles and thai chilis

Wrapping up our first pop up! Seems like ages ago...

Wrapping up our first pop up! Seems like ages ago...

Top left to right: Prahok Ktiss, Slap Moan Chien, Jake Ktiss, Nyom (see menu for description)

Top left to right: Prahok Ktiss, Slap Moan Chien, Jake Ktiss, Nyom (see menu for description)

A small portion of the Kong Zoo Crew

A small portion of the Kong Zoo Crew

Cha Kreung, chicken thighs stir fried w/ basil, lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, turmeric, bell peppers & jalapenos

Cha Kreung, chicken thighs stir fried w/ basil, lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, turmeric, bell peppers & jalapenos

Kuy Tiew, hearty beef broth w/ rice noodles, tender eye-round steak, shrimp & homemade pork meatballs

Kuy Tiew, hearty beef broth w/ rice noodles, tender eye-round steak, shrimp & homemade pork meatballs

Sach Moan Nyot, de-boned chicken wings stuffed w/ lemongrass pork, deep fried & served w/ pickled cucumbers, lotus rootlets & bean sprouts

Sach Moan Nyot, de-boned chicken wings stuffed w/ lemongrass pork, deep fried & served w/ pickled cucumbers, lotus rootlets & bean sprouts

Cha Thakuan, crumbled pork stir fried w/ garlic, water spinach & salted soy beans

Cha Thakuan, crumbled pork stir fried w/ garlic, water spinach & salted soy beans

Ba Baw, rice porridge w/ chicken & pork belly, garnished w/ fried garlic, salted soy beans, bean sprouts, chili sauce and crushed peppercorn

Ba Baw, rice porridge w/ chicken & pork belly, garnished w/ fried garlic, salted soy beans, bean sprouts, chili sauce and crushed peppercorn

Amok, white fish steamed w/ lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, chilis & coconut milk, over a bed of mustard greens

Amok, white fish steamed w/ lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, chilis & coconut milk, over a bed of mustard greens

Kaw Ko, tender beef stew simmered w/ cinnamon, lemongrass & star anise, served w/ rice

Kaw Ko, tender beef stew simmered w/ cinnamon, lemongrass & star anise, served w/ rice

Lok Lak, sauteed beef over a bed of lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes & onions, w/ jasmine rice & tangy garlic lime pepper sauce for dipping

Lok Lak, sauteed beef over a bed of lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes & onions, w/ jasmine rice & tangy garlic lime pepper sauce for dipping

Ba Baw Pong Thea (brunch baw baw), rice porridge topped w/ salted turnip & scallion omelet, sweet Chinese sausage & fried garlic

Ba Baw Pong Thea (brunch baw baw), rice porridge topped w/ salted turnip & scallion omelet, sweet Chinese sausage & fried garlic

Nom Kampong, fried shrimp cups w/ jicama & mung beans, sweet chili sauce for dipping

Nom Kampong, fried shrimp cups w/ jicama & mung beans, sweet chili sauce for dipping

Somlar Machu Kreung, savory pork rib soup simmered w/ lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves. chilis, baby eggplant & water spinach.

Somlar Machu Kreung, savory pork rib soup simmered w/ lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves. chilis, baby eggplant & water spinach.