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NOLAGreg Nov 15, 2009 11:05 AM

Went to La Thai looking for something spicy, got the red chili curry, not spicy at all.

Anybody have some rec's on hot/spicy food in this city?

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    mikemill RE: NOLAGreg Nov 15, 2009 02:28 PM

    Get a curry from Bangkok Thai and ask for it "Thai hot." That'll do it pretty good.

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    Bangkok Thai Restaurant
    513 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118

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      JazzyB RE: NOLAGreg Nov 16, 2009 02:16 AM

      Can't remember what we ordered at the Basil Leaf but it was killer (Thai) hot.

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      Basil Leaf
      1438 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118

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        Suzy Wong RE: JazzyB Nov 16, 2009 06:59 AM

        Not sure if you mean ethnic or N.O. type food? Taj Mahal on Metairie Rd can adjust to VERY spicy, I would think Cafe Minh would also....

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        Cafe Minh
        4139 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70119

      2. nikinik RE: NOLAGreg Nov 16, 2009 07:03 AM

        There's a thai place next door to Cooter Browns. They'll definitely make it hot enough for you.

        I've heard La Thai is really awesome...but I"ve never been. Did you order it hot or thai hot...or were you expecting it to be hot without specifying?

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          Hungry Celeste RE: NOLAGreg Nov 16, 2009 08:10 AM

          Bun bo hue, with extra sriracha stirred in (at Pho Tau Bay or Tan Dinh).

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          Pho Tau Bay Restaurant
          113 Westbank Expy, Gretna, LA 70053

          Tan Dinh
          1705 Lafayette St, Gretna, LA 70053

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