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(Closed) Spicy Thai - Thai Restaurant

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Spicy Thai - Thai Restaurant is a Thai-style tze char restaurant located at 49 Jalan Besar.

Daily: 18:30 - 04:00

+65 82009389
$16 based on 19 submissions
alexischeong

Can you take spicy thai thai?

http://takeko.blogspot.com/2010/12/food-review-spicy-thai-thai-restaurant.html

28 Dec 2010 -

"It's not on the Internet", I told Scott.

At least, it wasn't listed on HungryGoWhere back then and there seems to be only 1-2 mentions on Google if you search really specifically. But to our surprise, it was on Foursquare. *Gasp!* Well with a name like "Spicy Thai - Thai Restaurant" it is kind of difficult to stand out online since the name is so descriptive. But hey, I am doing my bit to let people know about this awesome thai food place at Dickson Road.

It is located beside the new swanky Wanderlust Hotel and it is this dingy coffeeshop with back alley sitting. I first heard about this place from Tim, who worked nearby and told us that the Tom Yam there is seriously no joke when it comes to spice levels. Apparently the chefs from Cocotte eat there too so you know it is not too bad. So I was intrigued, and seeing the dingyness of the place just makes me want to try it out more, because we all know that good food comes from dirty places. As long as you do not end up with food poisoning, that is.

Tried to find the exact address of the place, but all I can say is it is beside 2 Dickson Road (cos that's Wanderlust's address).

We were famished when we reached there last night at 8pm for dinner.

We ordered a clear tom yam soup (normal spice level) and a plate of kailan. The kailan was quite nice.

And of course the best dish on the table would be the tom yam soup. It was wayy too spicy (for me, fine for the rest) and it was filled with very fresh seafood. The prawns were crunchy! And because it is clear, you know that the flavourings came from the ingredients they packed the soup with and not cos of chilli powder. It had all the leaves and lemongrass and brown ginger herbs. Very very appetizing and satisfying to have it, just with some plain rice.

We also got a plate of pad thai. It was a bit wet and too sweet for j-en, but this is how they cook it in Thailand (sweeter than Singapore's). It was quite delicious in my opinion.

The only fail item of the dinner was the pandan chicken. Too dry! Stay away from ordering this, you want pandan chicken, get it from Ah Loy Thai at Shaw Tower (cheap and good thai food).

The pineapple rice was fragrant and well-flavoured with generous topping of floss. And lastly a plate of minced chicken. I always order this basil chicken with rice and an egg when I am at Maxwell cos it's one of my favourite thai dish. This is also very well done. Yummy.

It was also quite economical, for all that we ordered (tom yam soup, pad thai, pineapple rice, 1 white rice, pandan chicken, minced chicken) the bill came up to only 12 bucks per person. Definitely recommend it if you are around the area and looking for adventure. Ask for the really spicy pot of tom yam if you dare..

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28 Jan 2012 • 71 reviews • 46 followers

Can you take spicy thai thai?

http://takeko.blogspot.com/2010/12/food-review-spicy-thai-thai-restaurant.html

28 Dec 2010 -

"It's not on the Internet", I told Scott.

At least, it wasn't listed on HungryGoWhere back then and there seems to be only 1-2 mentions on Google if you search really specifically. But to our surprise, it was on Foursquare. *Gasp!* Well with a name like "Spicy Thai - Thai Restaurant" it is kind of difficult to stand out online since the name is so descriptive. But hey, I am doing my bit to let people know about this awesome thai food place at Dickson Road.

It is located beside the new swanky Wanderlust Hotel and it is this dingy coffeeshop with back alley sitting. I first heard about this place from Tim, who worked nearby and told us that the Tom Yam there is seriously no joke when it comes to spice levels. Apparently the chefs from Cocotte eat there too so you know it is not too bad. So I was intrigued, and seeing the dingyness of the place just makes me want to try it out more, because we all know that good food comes from dirty places. As long as you do not end up with food poisoning, that is.

Tried to find the exact address of the place, but all I can say is it is beside 2 Dickson Road (cos that's Wanderlust's address).

We were famished when we reached there last night at 8pm for dinner.

We ordered a clear tom yam soup (normal spice level) and a plate of kailan. The kailan was quite nice.

And of course the best dish on the table would be the tom yam soup. It was wayy too spicy (for me, fine for the rest) and it was filled with very fresh seafood. The prawns were crunchy! And because it is clear, you know that the flavourings came from the ingredients they packed the soup with and not cos of chilli powder. It had all the leaves and lemongrass and brown ginger herbs. Very very appetizing and satisfying to have it, just with some plain rice.

We also got a plate of pad thai. It was a bit wet and too sweet for j-en, but this is how they cook it in Thailand (sweeter than Singapore's). It was quite delicious in my opinion.

The only fail item of the dinner was the pandan chicken. Too dry! Stay away from ordering this, you want pandan chicken, get it from Ah Loy Thai at Shaw Tower (cheap and good thai food).

The pineapple rice was fragrant and well-flavoured with generous topping of floss. And lastly a plate of minced chicken. I always order this basil chicken with rice and an egg when I am at Maxwell cos it's one of my favourite thai dish. This is also very well done. Yummy.

It was also quite economical, for all that we ordered (tom yam soup, pad thai, pineapple rice, 1 white rice, pandan chicken, minced chicken) the bill came up to only 12 bucks per person. Definitely recommend it if you are around the area and looking for adventure. Ask for the really spicy pot of tom yam if you dare..

10 May 2011 • 237 reviews • 10 followers

back alley dining

The place was bustling with activities during dinner time. We ordered steamboat bbq (moo kao ta), clear tom yam soup (small), pineapple rice, spicy mini wings and fried kai lan.

The steamboat bbq set comprised of tang hoon, vegetables, pork, shrimps and squids. And whole lot of lardy bits. The pork fats are to oil the pot prior to cooking, we think. The meats are cooked at the upper part of the pot while the soup boils nicely at its lower portion. Quite fun. The meat doesn't seemed to be marinated, so dipping sauces are provided. Watch out for the green dipping sauce as that can be rather spicy.

The pineapple rice was sweet and has lots of crunchy cashew nuts. Kai lan was ok, not too oily nor too salty. The mini spicy wings were just mildly spicy. We informed the staff to tone down on the chilies during order time. Nicely fragrant with lemongrass. A friend commented the wings looked like deep fried frog's legs. The clear tom yam soup has straw mushrooms, some fried flat bony pork pieces (for flavouring the soup?), shrimps and squids. The soup was sharp and spicy. Luckily the heat does not linger for long on the tongue nor makes the stomach uncomfortably hot.

Service was friendly. However, do check the final bill before paying. Upon checking the bill the next day, I realised that they had charged us $8 for a minced pork item that we did not order nor eaten.

The steamboat set was $30 while the rest of the stuff had prices ranging from $5 to $8.

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