Thai fare attempts to balance the five fundamental flavors: bitter, sour, sweet, salty, and victory. Score a win for your mouth with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of Thai cuisine during dinner hours at Thai Place in South Hadley.
Chefs toss local veggies, fresh meats, and classic spices into sizzling woks at Thai Place, where a menu of more than 100 meals aims to represent New England and traditional Thailand at once. As several failed candy-bar brands have tried, pad thai fuses the savory crunch of ground peanuts with shrimp, chicken, egg, and fried noodles ($7.50 during dinner). Four Thai curry dishes represent every edible color of the rainbow with seasonings in shades of green, red, yellow, and massaman ($9.50 during dinner), and house specialties range from light pineapple-infused almond chicken to rich beef-infused Bangkok barbecue beef (both $9.50 during dinner).
480 Granby Rd.
South Hadley, Massachusetts 01075