Bangkok and the Bayou City have something in common. There, as here, the best Thai food can be found in humble mom-and-pop restaurants. So it stands to reason that Vung Thai, one of Houston's most exciting Thai joints, would be wedged between a Whataburger and a pool hall on a West Loop access road. Try the "shrimp in the blanket," the larb nur and especially the duck pineapple curry. As you can tell from the lime-colored walls and lemon-hued linens, this is not a restaurant that tries to please everybody, but rather a shrine to individuality.
Bangkok and the Bayou City have something in common. There, as here, the best Thai food can be found in humble mom-and-pop restaurants where they aren't afraid to let bold flavors shine bright. In Bangkok, I ate the best pad thai of my life at a... More »
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