Wednesday, May 7, 2003
The Best of South Florida: Best Thai Food
Some like it hot and spicy... others just a tad exotic. But for a true taste of the Orient, you can forget flying to Bangkok. Our viewers found some cultural cuisine just a few miles away. They found The Best Thai Food In South Florida.
(WSVN) -- Thai this on for size.
If you want a really steamy evening... South Florida is ready to serve.
And all you have to do is wok this way.
"Its the special spices that give it a tasty flavor."
That tasty flavor can only be found at Our Viewers Third Pick - Thai Thai in Plantation.
"We just give people good food, good service."
Not to mention a good reputation.
After 14 years in the business, these people know how to cook the curry.
"Its my favorite restauarant - period."
And it will be one of your favorites when you try the popular Pad Thai.
"It always comes out A-1."
But what's really A-1 is the authentic apparel.
Every Friday and Saturday night, the staff here wears costumes from the motherland.
"Ithink its very unique and its presenting the culture of Thailand."
You'll also finding something unique at Our Viewers Second Pick Thai Orchid in South Miami where eating is an art form.
"We carving the carrot to be the flower."
What they're doing is carving a niche for creativity.
"Every single dish is just beautifully presented."
And trust us, it tastes as good as it looks... especially if you try their new Thai Sushi Bar.
"We have our own recipe that we do. We mix some of the thai dish into the sushi roll."
But while the food is fantastic, its the atmosphere that "Thais" it all together.
"It's an exotic place, the have an area to sit on the floor over there which is really nice, it makes you feel like you are in Thailand."
And when we counted all the votes on this topic there was no "Thai" our viewers say for The Best Thai Food in all of South Florida you have to head to Kendall and Bangkok Bangkok
"You come here and you get hooked to the sauce."
She should know.
She's not only the owner.. she's the chef.
"Everytime, every dish that comes out is consistent because its made by on person."
Consistently good and consistemtly hot.
That's hot as in spicy.
"No one really makes the food as hot as Bangkok Bangkok and thats why we enjoy coming here."
But whatever you do. Save room for desert.
"The donuts, the donuts are the best."
The best because they're made with a special sauce to sweeten your evening.
"Its definitely better than Dunkin Donuts."
Next week, we'll introduce you to South Florida's Best Juice Bar.
Also, you can vote on the area's Best Public Park, plus we're still taking votes for the Best School Teacher.
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