In a very unlikely location (a rather dumpy Thai restaurant that even the easy-to-please undergrads at nearby MIT avoid), damneddemand has sniffed out a sudden shift to a sweet Szechuan menu. Thailand Cafe is at least on par with the well-regarded Sichuan Garden, says damneddemand.

The best dishes: double-cooked pork belly with spicy capsicum, which features thin-sliced meet with green onion; a not-on-the-menu hotpot with fried chicken and taro; and Chengdu dry hot chicken, which damneddemand describes as “simple fried chicken chunks with lots of dry hot peppers.”

Main dishes are in the $7 to $12 range; appetizers are $4 to $6.

Thailand Cafe [Cambridge]
302 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge
617-492-2494

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