Portland Thai & Indian
I have been in Portland for 3 years now, and have yet to find really great Thai or Indian food. I miss having my regular great take out/delivery places.
Tried Pok Pok, and enjoyed it, but it is a bit high end, and would love a place for regular take out. Any ideas?
Also, for Indian I have tried Swagat. Found it very mediocre.
Would love some ideas.
Thai Basil is an unbelievable food cart on sw 2nd and Oak, for $5 you get a great big entree, they throw in a iced thai tea and little yummy salad roll for free-super good deal. Also try Mai Thai in se, and Vindalho for awesome Indian food.
Pok Pok reigns supreme for me, you can get take out at lunch at their food cart out front, for a cheaper but still tasty meal. Of course, I always end up getting their chicken wings, we call them the "crack wings" at our house, cuz you can't stop eating them...
Lentil Garden in Beaverton is so good that I just cannot stop going back every week. Their specialty is southern Indian cuisine, but they have traditional Indian dishes as well. They make THE BEST Chicken Tikka masala and Masala Dosa I have ever had. Not a glamorous place, but I always enjoy eating there. Lunch buffet (daily) is awesome too!
If you're interested in high end (white tablecloth) Indian try Plainfield's Mayur http://plainfields.com/ .
A good Indian lunch buffet in Beaverton can be found at Abhiruchi on Murray Blvd http://www.abhiruchirestaurant.com/ Agree that Swagat's Beaverton buffet was mediocre.
I like Chaba Thai on Sandy Blvd and Pepper Tree Thai on Beaverton-Hillsdale hwy