After bitching for months that I'd never find any thai food that compares to what you can eat any night of the week in Los Angeles and SF, went to Sripraphai (correct sp?) in Woodside. MY GOD! I kept it basic - all I can say is, a plate of fiery Pad Khee Mao, a crisp salad w/peanut sauce and excellent iced coffee had me transported to 2am on Hollywood Boulevard in LA, sitting in the strip mall parking lot with the teenage drag queens and the other assorted dirty stay-out-lates.
Thanks to Chowhound for alerting me to this place. Am plotting the return (it's a bit of a haul from Brownstone Brooklyn, but worth every minute spent waiting for the G train).