Category Archives: Thai

The true competition has arrived, just ask the Thai Delicious Committee

Hopscotching the globe as Thailand’s prime minister, Yingluck Shinawatra repeatedly encountered a distressing problem: bad Thai food. Too often, she found, the meals she sampled at Thai restaurants abroad were unworthy of the name, too bland to be called genuine … Continue reading

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Thai Taste by Kob

Thai Taste by Kob, FB, 11315 Fern Street, Wheaton, MD, 301-942-0288 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | Washingtonian | Don Rockwell | Ylp] A Thai street food place, excellent quality. The whole fish in chili sauce … Continue reading

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Elephant Jumps – Update

Elephant Jumps, web site, Thai food in Merrifield, 8110 A Arlington Blvd, Falls Church, VA, 22042, 703-942-6600, in the Yorktowne Center, more on Gallows than Route 50 (it is in the northwest corner of the Center, which sits on the … Continue reading

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Thai Spoon Cuisine

Thai Spoon Cuisine, web site, 6795 Wilson Blvd., #B1, Falls Church, VA, Eden Center, Saigon West, 703-538-2899 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Ylp] Yes Eden Center now has a Thai place. It’s pretty good, but not some … Continue reading

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Shakthi

Shakthi, web site, 3807 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA, 703-739-2400, where Po Siam used to be, next to The Birchmere (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [DelRay Patch] This Sri Lankan restaurant is a knockout. Get the String … Continue reading

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Thai Food

Thai Food, web site, 7031-2A Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA, 703-750-3334 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) Yes “Thai Food” is the name of the restaurant – how can you improve on that? Appropriately, you should ask for … Continue reading

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Sisters Thai, The Living Room Café

Sisters Thai, The Living Room Café, web site 1, web site 2, 4004 University Drive, Fairfax, VA, 703-267-9619 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | NoVA Mag | Don Rockwell | Yelp] It doesn’t even try to … Continue reading

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Elephant Jumps

Elephant Jumps, web site, Thai food in Merrifield, 8110 A Arlington Blvd, Falls Church, VA, 22042, 703-942-6600, in the Yorktowne Center, more on Gallows than Route 50. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | Don … Continue reading

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IMM Thai Cuisine

IMM Thai Cuisine, web site (annoying music) 7203 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA, 703-750-0880, near the intersection with 236. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Annandale Patch | Don Rockwell | Yelp] Not a yuppie Thai place … Continue reading

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Is Africa the next big food trend?

Josh Schonwald says yes: One night, after reading about sugar-cane drinks and fresh lobster skewers, I started cooking. I made a spicy okra salad, grilled shrimp piri piri and steamed vanilla pudding. The next night, Zanzibari pizzas–chapati stuffed with eggs, … Continue reading

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