Karma Asian Bistro
The menu at Kar-ma Asian Bistro boasts a bounty of fresh fare infused primarily with the tastes of Thailand. Start with an order of crisp chicken lettuce wraps ($8) or two classic summer rolls ($5), or show your dinner mates you care by slipping handmade bracelets into the tasty treats atop the friendship platter (two spring rolls, two egg rolls, crispy noodles, and crab Rangoon, $10). The bistro's creative as well as classic varieties of fried rice ($6–$11), curries ($7–$11), and noodle dishes serve up flavor combinations to please even the pickiest palates. Kar-ma specialties such as the seafood basil (seafood stir-fried with garlic, jalapeños, mushrooms, onion, cilantro, and bell peppers and tossed in a Thai-basil sauce, $8–$13) and the yum neua nahm tok (sliced-beef-steak salad with lemongrass, onion, Thai chili, cilantro, and spices, $9–$14) will excite adventurous surfers and turfers.