From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
What better way to channel the sunny days that lay just ahead than by diving into the vibrant, heat-packed dishes that characterize Thai cuisine. Here, chefs around the US fill us in on their favorite Thai takeout dishes.
Rice, pork, nuts, shellfish, squid, lime, grains, oysters and more
With lots of spices and fresh ingredients, Thai can be a great choice but there are some high calorie dishes to avoid. Next time you’re craving Thai, check out our tips before you place your order.
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Picture pad Thai and a ganglion of stir-fried noodles coated in a sweet and savory peanut sauce typically comes to mind. But a few restaurants are upending the dish by removing noodles — at least in their typical form — and introducing heavy doses of creativity instead
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