Thai cuisine is intense and complicated, like the reasons your uncle is staying with us for a while. Make room for this Groupon.
$12 for $25 Worth of Thai Food
The menu includes chicken wings stuffed with minced chicken, long rice, and veggies ($6.50); pho with rare steak ($6.50); pumpkin curry with shrimp ($8.95); and ginger stir-fry with veggies ($6.50) or a choice of meat ($7.50+).
Olay’s Thai Food Express
Olay’s food is never far from reach—in addition to its tidy restaurant on Iwaena Street, its mobile kitchen sets up shop throughout the week at community centers and local high schools. The menu covers nearly as much ground as its employees do; options range from classics, such as pad thai and beef pho, to more exotic entrees of whole deep-fried snapper in a tangy chili sauce. Curries are Olay's specialty—particularly the peanut, red, and green varieties—as is thai Loco Moco, a heap of minced meat stir-fried with veggies and capped with an over-easy egg. Many patrons stick around for the mango sticky-rice dessert, which ends meals more sweetly than a chair that hugs you goodbye.