Thai menus often include indications of the spiciness of each dish, with one pepper representing mildly hot dishes, two representing very spicy dishes, and three representing ice cream. Decode an authentic menu with today's Groupon: for $15, you get a Thai dinner for two at Chao Praya (up to a $32.80 total value). The dinner includes:
- Two appetizers (up to a $4.95 value each).
- Two dinner entrees (up to a $9.95 value each).
- Two teas, coffees, or soft drinks (up to a $1.50 value each).
Chao Praya's chefs O and Tony—who earned their well-spiced stripes as cooks for the Thai royal family—now bring authentic Thai to the tongues of all citizenry. Pairs pick two appetizers, sampling starters such as the crispy rolls—five golden fried wraps stuffed with mixed veggies and served with sweet-and-sour sauce ($4.95)—or marinated skewers of chicken or tofu satay sent forth with peanut sauce and cucumber-salad dip ($4.95). For dinner, savor the spices of a curry dish, such as the chef kra pow, with ground chick, fresh basil. chili peppers, and garlic sauteed in chef's spice sauce ($9.95). Diners dig into rich stews of vegetables simmered with meat or tofu, or opt for the popular pad thai, sautéed with bean sprouts and flecked with roasted ground peanuts ($8.95). Prolong restive mealtimes with contemplative sips of tea, coffee, or a soft drink ($1.50), and admire a finely molded statue or ruminate on the origins of Thailand’s silent h.
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