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Good Taste: Sala Thai

Timely tastes to fight the cold



 


I’m not a huge proponent of homeopathic remedies, but my placebo of choice when I feel a possible cold or sore throat coming on is a big serving of steamy, spicy, sinus-clearing curry. Whether or not you share in that particular superstition, this is an especially apt season for treating yourself to some hot, savory Thai food – and Uptown 23rd regulars know that Sala Thai, 1614 NW 23rd, is always a top-tier option in any weather.
 

For weekday lunch patrons, it eschews a standard buffet in favor of a rotating combination menu. A single lunch combo includes the curry of the day – Wednesday’s panang is especially good – plus a choice of two out of four other dishes, from pad thai to spicy eggplant to broccoli beef, and extras such as soup and spring rolls. It’s inexpensive and a convenient way to sample multiple tastes, and while it’s not technically all-you-can-eat, it won’t leave you hungry.

Of course, if you’re in the mood for something specific, the full menu is laden with possibilities: Start with the savory chicken-and-vegetable-filled Karee Puffs (sort of a Thai empanada), and follow it with the Boat Noodles’ tender cinnamon beef, or the scorchingly delicious flavor of the fried trout’s sauce in the Chili Fish.

Put it all together in a comfortable atmosphere with some nice decorative touches, and Sala Thai is definitely worth a visit, or several. Especially if you’re looking to heat up your palate.

 

 

 

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