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TonyP Jul 14, 2007 04:55 PM

Anyone know of or have a favorite Thai restaurant in the city of Napa? Preferably for takeout?

  1. Junie D Jul 15, 2007 02:59 PM

    There are two, neither great, but okay when you must. Don't know the names of either - one is on the north side of Trancas, just east of Jefferson, near the photo shop. The other is on the south side of Lincoln, also just east of Jefferson, kind of across the street from Red Rock.

    1. Melanie Wong Jul 15, 2007 11:28 PM

      Tony, drive down to American Canyon and order some excellent Malaysian food at China Chef. It has some Thai dishes on the menu too, if you must. Here's Jojo's post, http://www.chowhound.com/topics/400097 , I'll add more.

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      China Chef Wok & Grill
      110 W American Canyon Rd Ste L1, American Canyon, CA 94503

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        TonyP Jul 16, 2007 07:26 AM

        Thanks, Melanie. We ended up at Thai House on Trancas - we were craving it desperately. Good food, nothing mind-blowing. Had a Franken riesling (in a bocksbeutel, another thing I was craving), but it was corked. Heading back to K&L the next time I'm in SF...

        This Malaysian place sounds very interesting & worth a try, for sure.

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          teleme Jul 16, 2007 10:55 AM

          Huh. What did you find that was worth trying? My wife and I tried it soon after the original posting, and we were very disappointed. She ordered the Hainese chicken rice, and the chicken was a bit dry, and the skin too fatty -- and no soup. I tried the beef rendang, and the rempah was obviously some quick-cook shortcut, and tasted sharp -- maybe MSG? -- and not rich. And while the beef rendang was a "lunch special", all they served with it was rice and slices of beef. No veggies. Bleh.

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