TAIWAN FUN MAGAZINE, December, 2006.





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For those who love authentic Thai food, there is good news as five-star Sukhothai has a huge menu of over 60 options, including the complicated royal dishes, street stall food, desserts and Southeast Asian drinks at affordable prices. Classic dishes like Green Papaya Salad with Shrimp in a Spicy Lime Dressing (NT$250) and Fresh Sweet Raw Shrimp with Spicy Thai Herbs (NT$250) are also available. --By Josie Wu, translated by Sho Huang

A. Northern Thailand Imperial Palette of Dishes (NT$780) comes with nine dishes presented in gold-bordered china bowls with fried scallops, red hot chili steamed prawns, spicy salmon salad, squid salad, crunchy pork, green curry duck, and northern Thai spicy chicken salad. This dish delivers Thai authentic sour, spicy, fresh, fragrant flavors and can only be enjoyed here.

B. Steamed Salmon and Egg mixed in Red Curry (NT$250), a traditional central Thai dish, is composed of red curry, a myriad of spices, fish and egg sauce. This dish is served with a wooden ladle and is a great match for rice. Rice Flour Pastry with Water Chestnuts and Sweet Coconut Cream (NT$190) provides yummy fruit-shaped jellies, handmade by the chefs here without molds.