the restaurant

Rickshaw is cozy, with 6 tables inside plus the bar and, during the summer and fall, 6 tables out on the patio.


news & reviews

What the press has to say about Rickshaw....'s YUM Blog, October 2014, A Slice of Japan Comes to Sun Valley, "Chef/co-owner Andreas Heaphy has dazzled diners for nearly a decade with his take on Southeast Asian small plates at Rickshaw, a cozy enclave on Washington Street... How does a chef known for green papaya salad and Vietnamese caramel pork ribs end up ladling up some of the best Japanese ramen this side of the Pacific?..." read on >, February 2014, A Bounty of Outdoor Riches (and Snow!) Awaits in Sun Valley, "...this intimate spot dishes out small plates inspired by their annual trips to Asia. Expect piquant renditions of Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese, and Indian street food dishes..."
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Sun Valley Harvest Festival, 2011, Rickshaw is participating in this year's Festival. Find out more >

Lonely Planet, Summer 2011, Rickshaw featured in
Lonely Planet travel Guides. Read the LP Review >

Boise Weekly, June 16, 2010, Dining Dollars: Thrifty
"Rickshaw is where to go for bowls of Vietnamese pho, sesame noodle bowls, addictive dumplings, crunchy calamari, Balinese cucumbers and whatever else this creative young couple sources on their most recent trip to Southeast Asia..."
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SKI Magazine, Oct 2008, Trying Times: Ski Town Tapas
"The aromas wafting from the sizzling woks will whet
your appetite for Asian tapas at this tiny, intimate

NPR: Edible Idaho, Sept 2008, Rickshaw featured on NPR radio show about our favorite food photograper Paulette Phlipot. Listen in as Paulette snaps photos in the fast-paced kitchen of Rickshaw!

Sun Valley Guide, Summer 2007, "Chef's Specialty" column: Rickshaw's Thai Beef Salad (recipe)
"Chef Andreas Heaphy, owner of Rickshaw, creates big flavor inspired by simple traditional Asian cuisine." read on >

The Idaho Statesman, June 2007, Critics Choice! Take a little trip to Southeast Asia at Rickshaw "Chef Andreas Heaphy definitely knows how to work with Asian ingredients. His food is bright and full of flavor."

The Accidental Palate (blog), Sated in Sun Valley
"We left happy after munching on colorful interpretations of green papaya salad, star anise-scented pork ribs, and pearl balls (deliciously smoky chicken rolled into sticky rice orbs)."
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Diablo Magazine, February 2006, Rickshaw: East comes West "If you’re thirsty and hungry, opt for Rickshaw."
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Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Dec 2006, Destination Sun Valley
"Locals and jet-setters alike enjoy Rickshaw, which offers a seasonally conscious pan-Asian menu..."