Humans use pockets to store their most valuable wares—purse pockets store cash, dough pockets enclose creamy crab rangoons, and jeans pockets contain loose dimes and leftover shrimp. Dig into dough pockets with today’s Groupon: for $7, you get $15 worth of Thai cuisine at Peemkaew.
At Peemkaew, cooks fill plates with noodles and veggies doused in peanut sauce, tamarind flavor, and more. The sweet-and-sour stir-fry sautés cucumbers, tomatoes, carrots, and pineapple, whereas Panang curry spreads coconut milk and basil over bell peppers and a Panang paste. All stir-fry and curry dishes come with white rice and a choice of protein such as shrimp or scallops ($10.95), seafood ($12.95), chicken, beef, pork, or tofu ($8.95), or a protein-rich mist concocted by NASA scientists.
The green-apple salad sates the appetites of healthy eaters with shredded apple, fresh spinach, peanut sauce, carrots and a choice of steamed chicken or fried tofu ($8.95). Inventive chef specialties include the spicy catfish, a fried fillet topped with red curry paste, eggplant, bamboo shoots, and basil ($10.95). As they dine, eaters can admire the rotating selection of artwork hanging on walls or the silverware that slowly rotates to face magnetic North.