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Pad Thai Krua Thai

Serpis | Jun 26, 2005 11:42 AM

Unbelievable. Fantastic. Stupendous. Delicious.

But is it pad thai?

It's a deep brown. A sweet and spicy concoction, salted throughout with roughly a quarter cup of dried shrimp, amply garnished with crispy tofu, and topped with plump shrimp and minced chicken. Unlike most pad thai there is no red-greasiness... instead the noodles are smooth, and unctuous with the slight funk of fish sauce. Green onions make a restrained appearance as do minced peanuts and crisp, icy bean sprouts, and a wedge of lime...

But is it pad thai?

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