Don’t get me wrong, I love pad thai. Pad thai is incredibly delicious, its always cheap, and it makes for some of the best late night street food you’ll ever get your hands on. I’m just here to point out that Thai food has a whole lot more to offer beyond this iconic noodle dish. I was lucky enough to backpack (and eat) my way across Thailand earlier in the year, and I made it a personal mission to dig as deep into the Thai food culture as I possibly could. Along the way I learned that Pad Thai is not actually as traditional as I once thought. Here’s what else I learned.
Beyond Pad Thai