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Dec 12, 2006 09:12 PM

Brown Rice in Thai Town?

Do any of the restaurants in Thai Town serve brown rice? I'm hard pressed to think of any...

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  1. The only place I can think of is Toi in Hollywood but I don't like their bland style at all.

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    1. re: Ernie

      Agreed, but Toi on Sunset does give you tons of the brown rice.

      1. re: Ernie

        Toi on Wilshire in Santa Monica (around 12th St) also has it.

      2. Not quite in Thai Town but Rambutan in Silver Lake does, and the food is much better than Toi.

        1. Also not quite in Thai Town -- Talesai in Studio City does brown rice, so I expect their other venues might too.

          1. While in Thailand, I asked for brown rice and was told that brown rice is only served to people in prison (and Thai prison is not so great). So, they thought I was crazy to eat it. . .

            Saying that - I think Toi and Natalie Thai have it - but I don't know about anywhere in Thai town.

            1. Cholada in Malibu on the PCH has THE BEST brown rice...real Thai brown rice, I have EVER tasted. New on the menu and worth the drive. That's saying a lot about rice!
              The rest of their menu is always fantastic and being across from the ocean in a little beach shack completes the authentic experience. Go now!