ping li 480 •
02 Nov 2011 • 1 review • 0 follower
A colleague and I were craving for some spicy authentic thai food. Must be the rainy weather. Searched online and came across this Thai eatery near our office and decided to give it a try. What a great find!
Arrived at this simple, bright and clean restaurant set-up. The staff was prompt to address us, leave us with the menu and made some recommendations before leaving us to decide what we want for dinner. I was happy to see that they have a good selection of regular thai dishes, reasonably prices from $4.50 - $12.
Though tempting, 2 girls can only eat that much. So we've ordered:
- Tom Yam Koong $8
- Pandan Wrapped Chicken $8 for 4 large juicy pieces.
- Thai Fish Cake $6 for 4 pieces
- Olive Rice $5
- Thai Milk Tea $2.80
We love the Tom Yam soup. The base is sweet and tasty with the right spice level. Though tolerant for spice is relative and I could be able to manage just a notch more spicy. The pot comes with 5 medium size prawn, mushroom, tomato and lemongrass. This place really knows how to make a good Tom Yum!
Pandan wrapped Chicken is tender and nicely marinated. It has corn bits in it that gives sweetness. I especially enjoyed the Thai Fish Cakes. They are well blended with spiced and has diced long beans and lime leaves in them - Just like the ones i have in Bangkok. The staff told me that their Chef prepares them daily.
Olive rice was also a nice surprise. The variation of taste for this dish can be quite wide. This restaurant makes it tradition. The ingredient used in the olive and minced meat and the texture of the fried olive rice is truely authentic.
My girlfriend finished the Thai milk tea all by herself. Apparently, it's thick. Well...I am not a fan for sweet milk tea, so I can't comment. But I saw lots of customer ordering it so must be good.
For less than $30, we had a sumptuous authentic thai dinner. What a great find! I excited to try the claypot vermicelli, Prawn cake and Otah this weekend.
(Btw, you won't feel thirsty after having the dishes. I guess they use good stock or at least manage the use of MSG. I'm not sure. But I did't experience the muscle tightness when I do consume food with lots of MSG.)