Guess so, because so many restaurant get it wrong. The bar selection was surprisingly broad and the food really blew us away. Sanamluang sits in a mini-mall that feels more like it’s in North Bangkok than North Hollywood; this is not the North Hollywood of the Arts District, not even close. It’s the perfect way to cap off a spicy meal or an ideal treat when sweating under the unforgivable heat of Thailand. And here’s the thing: though the food is far from elegant, and not especially subtle, it’s really, really good. And understandably so! 12527 Victory Blvd., North Hollywood; 818-763-2252. Looking at the very long menu at the much-loved Sri Siam Café — a brightly lit, neat-as-a-pin Thai eatery in a Central Valley mini-mall — there are at least two sections worthy of a second look, even a double take. Chicken satay with lots of tasty peanut sauce? The biggest section of the menu belongs to the noodle dishes, followed by the rice dishes — and then, the salads, a reminder that unlike most other Asian cuisines, Thai is salad-ocentric, it not indeed salad obsessed — a culinary twist that’s probably worth a seminar at the Oxford Symposium on Food & Cookery. If you want the most bang for your buck, Thai Spice is the place for you. Even the simplest of the salads are worth having — and taste better than a lot of salads out there in our salad-obsessed universe. My daughter can’t live without her pad see ew. If you’ve never had the fried jerky that’s one of the many good preps to come from the north of Thailand, this is a fine place to give it a run, either beef or pork. P. King brings “authentic Chinese” from Chinatown to River Oaks via its new home in a bright, light-filled counter service café on Shepherd Drive. - Highly-Rated Thai Recipes, Thai Rice Recipes From Side Dish to Main Course. The curries are far lighter than our perception of them. This chic Uptown Park restaurant boasts a dramatic space and plenty of traditional Thai dishes made with freshly ground spices and local ingredients, along with a solid wine list. The food and relaxed atmosphere all speak to the restaurant’s originality and commitment to quality. Just beautiful #springrolls #thaiicedtea #orange #westchester #westchestereats #newyork #thaifood #newrochelle #hudsonvalley #foodie #foodporn #lohud #lohudfood #hungry #food, A post shared by Red Lotus Thai Restaurant (@redlotusthai) on Apr 18, 2016 at 7:35am PDT. Although boat noodles -- a pork and beef dish flavored with spices and fresh blood -- are typically the most popular of the noodle soup dishes in Thailand (and worth trying if you’ve yet to have it! Khao Man Gai Thai Chicken and Rice (Healthy Version) Khao man gai or khao mun gai, literally meaning oily rice [with] chicken, is one of the most popular Thai dishes; it can be found everywhere in Thailand from streetfood stalls to restaurants. We are now serving Beer, Wine and Sake. Having a great bowl of khao soi is a life changing experience. The best khao soi I’ve ever had was in Northern Thailand, where the dish is considered a regional specialty. Thai food is more popular than ever, and these are the best-of-the-best recipes you'll find anywhere. You’ll never be able to go back to regular omelettes after this. Of course the fried chicken comes with more of the sweet and spicy sauce — it’s just right. A post shared by John Kermon (@kermonator) on Nov 2, 2018 at 5:48pm PDT. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), 8 best Thai food restaurants in the San Fernando Valley for takeout, delivery, Outdoor dining at The Village at Westfield Topanga – 4 delicious options, Small Bites: Giving thanks that Thanksgiving is not what it used to be, Black Bear Diner in Tarzana is a fun and delicious dining experience, Small Bites: Food writers enjoy eating tasty things…right out of the can, Small Bites: Hot chicken, ramen, burgers and more to feed every foodie, Brew Ho!