How I live: Night + Market founders

Featuring Kris and Sarah Yenbamroong

Kris and Sarah Yenbamroong are the husband-and-wife duo behind LA’s Night + Market, a booming Thai food and natural wine empire.

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‘We want to be a restaurant for everybody. This isn’t just for foodies or people in the know. We want to feed as many people as possible – to be a restaurant for the community.’

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Night + Market describes itself as a ‘natural wine bar disguised as a Thai restaurant’ with a vibe that’s ‘California chill meets Bangkok frenzy’. It’s currently surviving Covid by doing delivery and take out. Here’s how the founders live…

‘We live in Venice. It’s a fantastic community with a rich history of artists, surfers and people from all walks of life coming together in this pocket of LA by the ocean.’

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‘We’re minutes from the restaurant, which is a blessing and a curse. It’s convenient, but it means we’re there quite often and we have a hard time separating ourselves from work.’

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‘Our house is pretty minimal. Our restaurants are saturated with colour and noise and objects, so when we come home it’s nice to be in a space that’s more neutral and comfortable.’

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‘We met as two total strangers at Corner Bistro in the West Village,’ Sarah says, ‘and I soon moved to LA to be with him.’

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Find latest news from Night + Market via Instagram at @ntmrkt

Sep 23, 2020
Photographed by

Brian Guido

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