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best kao soy in thai town?

elnora Mar 17, 2011 01:23 PM

i love that curry creamy coconut broth... egg noodles... chicken... garnishes...

i am craving me some kao soy... i think i got the spelling right. big bowl. curry. chicken.

can anyone recommend a good place in thai town? thanks...

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  1. Servorg RE: elnora Mar 17, 2011 01:40 PM

    It's khao soi and you really should read this review and then jump in your car and head to Spicy BBQ Thai: http://midtownlunch.com/los-angeles/2...

    Spicy BBQ
    5101 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90029

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    1. re: Servorg
      Bjartmarr RE: Servorg Mar 18, 2011 10:27 AM

      See that display case in the second picture in the back? That's where Kay keeps the gallons and gallons of non-dairy creamer that she uses in the khao soi.

      So, you know, fair warning.

      At least, that's what she used to put in it. I'd be interested to know if that's changed since the no-hydrogenated-oil law went into effect in 2010.

      1. re: Bjartmarr
        Servorg RE: Bjartmarr Mar 18, 2011 10:57 AM

        Are you worried for the possible health effects or the taste?

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          Bjartmarr RE: Servorg Mar 18, 2011 06:41 PM

          The former. I agree with you that the taste is pretty good, but...ew.

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            Servorg RE: Bjartmarr Mar 18, 2011 07:20 PM

            Having undoubtedly consumed a few gallons of this over the years of my own volition I just can't get worked up about the issue.

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          Bob Brooks RE: Bjartmarr Mar 25, 2011 03:08 PM

          Well, I had to try this for myself and went yesterday. It was pretty good although the chicken was not very appealing. What did get to me was looking at that fridge full of non-dairy creamer. Even though the flavor was good, I became a little grossed out by the idea by the time I finished. I wonder why they don't use coconut milk.

        3. re: Servorg
          raizans RE: Servorg Mar 18, 2011 11:18 AM


          he liked pailin, too.

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          elnora RE: elnora Mar 23, 2011 09:48 AM

          thanks for the recs - ill check them out! :)

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