Not out of Dukes of Hazzard: traditional joint actually named for an owner’s Thai uncle. Mom-and-pop team with Per Se experience drop some Thai home cooking on Soho. Rotisserie and charcoal g... read more
Fatty Crew peeps partner up with Top Chef’s Leah Cohen to drop some big Asian flavor on the LES. Thai and Filipino inspirations abound, with a little Indian tossed in for good measure. Pair u... read more
James Beard winner Andy Ricker brings his Portlandia expertise to the LES. Small shop puts the focus on doing one thing right, in this case the phatest of pad Thais. Classic version starts with... read more
Parents in town? Hot date? Forgo the college crowds for modernized authentic Thai cuisine from former Kittichai chef Ngamprom "Hong" Thaimee. Exposed brick displays chalkboard menus of the amorphou... read more
Ur-Top Chef Harold Dieterle joins his Perilla partner for sophisto Thai in the Village. Traditional dishes, with Western technique and local ingredients. Small plates good for sharing, gamy ingredi... read more
Aussie Adam Woodfield drops sleek Thai on the West Village. Namesake betel appears with smoked sea trout and rolled chicken apps. Entrées combine pork and tamarind, tofu and wild ginger, Wag... read more
Designy NYU fusion staple. Slick look, with long benches, low lights, metal accents. Plies the Asian-cafeteria waters with quick, affordable versions of regional faves. Small plates of soba and shu... read more
An early adopter of the High Line before it opened, the nutty retro-modern looks of the place shouldn't dissuade. Good cosmopolitan Thai offerings not too futuristic nor too authentic, and prices a... read more
Space-age Thai spot delivers Bizarro World menu where all the meat is made of veggies. Crispy fake-duck to start you off, with pineapple, cashews, and lime-chili paste dressing. Follow with steak t... read more
Star chef from Bangkok kicks Thom to the curb, hires Rockwell to paper the place with orchids and buddhas and gets busy with the monkfish curry. Sea bass with morning glory, steak with chili and wi... read more
Lavish, extra-sceney spot of Taj Mahal-like proportions. Harem décor and smallish portions of so-called Asian street food are hit or miss. Chicken samosas, wings with messy chile sauce, and mussels... read more
Pad Thai cafeteria and specialty grocer with funky tables. Tomboy lil' sis to prissier, sneaks-out-every-night older sib Kin Khao (RIP). Eat at the Asian tea bar if you like. Pick favorite dumpling... read more
Bailiffs, stenographers, jury duty depressives, and prison wardens get their spice on at the city's oldest family-run Thai. Interior renovation is Asian-Lite generic; we miss the circa-1972 wood d&... read more
Tiny, tiny Thai spot. So small that take-out or delivery might be your best bets. Some of the better Siam stylings around. Yummy pineapple fried rice with shrimp, squid, and Thai sausage. Good soup... read more
Rows of candlelit tables for two beneath amateur-modern walls. Chicken, beef, or noodles spiced any way you like. Delicious sake cocktails and martinis inspired by Bangkok fruit vendors. Choo Chee ... read more
Spice up your pan-Asian repertoire with this top Malaysian, arguably the best in Manhattan. (Rocks an above-average Thai kitchen as well). Cozy atmosphere is just plush enough. read more
Restaurants on quiet side streets have to worker harder to get noticed, and the affable staff at this Union Square-ish Thai joint has just the right hustle. Does all the standards - pad Thai, pad s... read more
When you see the prices, rest assured that hell is still super hot. Colorful hole-in-the wall, diner-esque Pan-Asian shop. Steaming bowls of noodles and tasty Thai staples like chicken satay, pad T... read more
This place might as well be called "Zee Palace of Spice," because in this East Village alcove outfitted with retro-tiled floors, canary-yellow walls, and hanging lights encased in bird cages, nearl... read more
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