Mark Padoongpatt In The News

K.N.P.R. News
May 20, 2022
May is Asian America and Pacific Islander Month, a time we recognize the history, culture and achievements of the AAPI community.
City Cast Las Vegas
May 3, 2022
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) History Month (or AAPI Heritage Month, depending on who you ask). Here in Clark County, AAPI is our fastest-growing ethnic group, with an expanding footprint in a growing city.
K.N.P.R. News
November 9, 2021
Nevada Public Radio debuts Exit Spring Mountain, a 10-episode podcast about Asian American and Pacific Islander communities in Southern Nevada.
K.T.N.V. T.V. ABC 13
May 18, 2021
Home is where the heart is and for many native Hawaiians and Las Vegas has become their adopted home. In fact, so many have settled in Southern Nevada that Vegas has earned a reputation as being the "ninth island."
K.T.N.V. T.V. ABC 13
May 11, 2021
You may have heard of the term AAPI on the news in recent months, but if you didn’t know it stands for Asian American Pacific Islander.
March 2, 2021
With the help of celebrity chef and entrepreneur Jet Tila, award-winning restaurateurs Saipin and Sabrina Chutima, and author Mark Padoongpatt, in this episode, we trace the history of Thai food in America, from pad thai’s surprisingly recent origins to the Thai government’s efforts at gastrodiplomacy.
USC Dornsife
September 14, 2020
Mark Padoongpatt ’11, a professor of Asian American studies, turned his Ph.D. thesis into a book on Thai immigrants that landed him air time on the Hulu show hosted by Padma Lakshmi.
Las Vegas Sun
July 11, 2020
Mark Padoongpatt seems to be asked this question frequently: Where’s the best place to get Thai food in Las Vegas?