Pad thai is so named because of its inherent softness, which is also why it's used to stuff the mattresses of the world's richest kings. Fall into a pillow of flavor with today's Groupon to Tom Yum Koong's Newton location. Choose between the following options:
- For $20, you get $40 worth of Thai cuisine.
- For $35, you get $80 worth of Thai cuisine for parties of four or more.
In serene lodging the color of Thai iced tea, the currysmiths of Tom Yum Koong construct a multifaceted menu of sushi, stir-fries, and classic Thai fare. Within one house-favorite dish, imaginative scallops play panda in a forest of bamboo, seeking shelter from a rain of chili sauce with scallion and mushroom umbrellas ($13.95). In the beef macadamia, tender cubic cuts of steak mingle with macadamia nuts and red peppers on a bed of lettuce ($10.95), and the transoceanic bangkok seafood platter sets shrimp, squid, and scallops in a garden of baby corn, mushrooms, and scallions ($13.95). The wide range of creative sushi rolls includes local-themed newton maki, with salmon, cucumber, avocado sauce, and shrimp roe ($11.95), and the strawberry maki ($11.95), which combines fresh strawberries, cream cheese, and tuna for a savory-sweet experience on par with receiving a valentine from a steak dinner. The Newton location, Tom Yum Koong's third iteration, is open until 10 p.m. seven days a week.