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It was a surprise to walk into this adorable place with no one seated or eating. Typically this would be my first red flag for me to make a bee line to the door. On the other hand it had a beautiful almost meditative type feeling from the moment you step in the door. White walls with amazingly huge colorful paintings on the walls with real orchids on each and every table. At first glance I just felt as if I had found a gem.

After being seated I took one look at the menu and the prices were average for a lunch at a Thai restaurant. I was a little disappointed at first when I ordered my meal and I couldn’t change the soup for a salad. However, after getting my cucumber soup I quickly realized that they obviously knew what they were doing. The smell was warm and inviting and the taste was even better with a cool crisp flavor of cucumber and tofu.

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A few moments later my Red Curry Chicken came with an amazing display of culinary talents. Between the selection of vegetables in the Red Curry Chicken to the side of Pad Thai and carrot butterfly on my plate I couldn’t hold in the excitement. It smelled delicious and tasted even better. I didn’t expect to have a side of Pad Thai on the side and I had never tried it before. I’m not sure how its suppose to taste, but after I took my first bite I knew I was in love. While the Red Curry Chicken was delicious and oozing of flavor the Pad Thai reminded me of a bar-b-Que. I realize how that must sound, but it really was my first thought. It had a light flavor of sweet and spicy with a smell similar to bar-b-Que sauce. Plus with noodles being so light it reminded me of summer. Maybe I should have tried Pad Thai earlier. Yum.

After finishing my meal I noticed that more people were coming in for a late lunch. I suppose that this area of town could just eat lunch later then people on the west coast of Florida. As I began to people watch I listened to this one business woman tell the waiter to have his wife make her something special. He did exactly that and she did make her something special indeed. She also brought the meal out to the woman personally so I was also able to thank the chef for a great meal.
If you’re ever in the area and you have the option to check this place out I would suggest it for sure. It might be a little quiet and you may not find it to be a place to meet new people, but your taste buds will thank you in the end.

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EVERETT
10/07/2013 5:20pm

I had to go back and look at the sign over their door to make sure this was the place I ate at and these reviewers are raving about.
At the risk of being an ugly New Yorker, all I can say is this restaurant doesn't even come close. It is totally bland and unrecognizable as Thai.

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