The building that Banana Leaf Modern Thai is located in (at the corner of Mason-Montgomery and Main St./42 in downtown Mason) has been a number of things over the years, all of them never seeming to last for very long. Which is why we felt the need to visit them soon for fear that by the time we got around to it they may be gone.
A Thai restaurant in downtown Mason is one of many things the poor city needs – more culture, restaurants and places to go in general. For what it’s worth, the landscaping around the building is pretty neat and worth seeing if you are passing by.
As we walked up to the building from the rear parking we saw a little Asian man picking at the plants around the back door, then hurry into the building. We would come to learn that he was the owner and chef, and that he grows some of the herbs he uses just outside the restaurant.