Thai: Bangkok Gardens

If you like heat, head to Bangkok Gardens. Customers can request milder seasoning, but here, fiery favorites include chicken-coconut curry stew with bamboo shoots, carrots and sweet peas, and phat kaprow, with green bell peppers, snow peas, carrots, onions, zucchini and Thai basil in an oyster-chile paste. Pair your meal with a drink: Bangkok’s bar is one of the best-kept secrets in town. (Photo by Aaron Ottis)

Bangkok Gardens,

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