Pad Thai Kua Kling

The kua kling at Pad Thai is served with thinly sliced makrut lime leaves. 

In Overland Park, Kansas, Pad Thai has been a staple for finding a delicious Thai meal for years. Given the name, it may be tempting to order the eponymous dish, but if you're looking to expand your Thai horizons, opt for the kua kling.

Originally from South Thailand, the chef at Pad Thai specializes in regional dishes like kua kling (dry meat curry). The bold dish highlights minced pork that's pan-roasted in dry curry paste – no water or coconut milk is used – and served with garlic, lemongrass and makrut lime leaves.

Looking to spice things up during a bitterly cold week? At Pad Thai, you can order with dish in different spice levels: mild, medium, hot or "Thai hot."

Pad Thai is offering its menu for carryout, delivery and limited dine-in service. 

Pad Thai, 14319 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, Kansas, 913.685.4500,