Restaurants

Top Choice Thai in SoHo & Chinatown

Uncle Boons

Michelin-star Thai served up in a fun, tongue-in-cheek combo of retro wood-paneled dining room with Thai film posters and old family snaps. Spanning the old and the new, zesty, tangy dishes include fantastically cru…
Top Choice Vietnamese in New Orleans

Tan Dinh

It may look like a bog standard strip-mall Vietnamese joint when you walk in, but we'd happily contend that Tan Dinh is one of the best restaurants in greater New Orleans. The garlic butter chicken wings could be se…
Top Choice Vietnamese in Baton Rouge

Dang's Vietnamese Restaurant

Everything at this Vietnamese institution is great, but have a slurp of the pho and you may whisper a prayer to the kitchen gods for favoring you with a broth so flavorful. Honestly, you can't go wrong ordering off …
Top Choice Thai in Hana

Thai Food by Pranee

Hana’s ever-popular Thai lunch is served from an oversized mobile food truck surrounded by picnic tables. Step up to the counter for a large and tasty meal, including fiery curries with mahimahi and fresh stir-fried…
Top Choice Thai in Wedgewood-Houston & South Nashville

Smiling Elephant

Arguably Nashville’s best known and well-respected Thai restaurant, the Smiling Elephant is a treasure not to be missed. This homey little joint welcomes guests with a wide range of dishes made with fresh local ingr…
Top Choice Vietnamese in Little Haiti & the Upper East Side

Phuc Yea

Not unlike its cheeky name, Phuc Yea pushes boundaries with its bold and deliciously executed Vietnamese cooking – served up in a graffiti-smeared and hip-hop loving setting. You too can heed the call to get 'Phuc'd…
Top Choice Laotian in Raleigh

Binda Manda

All the plated dishes at this trendy Laotian hot spot – one of but a few Laotian restaurants in all the USA – are as gorgeous as the hip convergence of exposed air ducts and abundant bamboo throughout the space. Tyi…
Top Choice Thai in Dupont Circle & Kalorama

Little Serow

Set in a cavern-like green basement, Little Serow has no phone, no reservations and no sign on the door. It only seats groups of four or fewer (larger parties will be separated), but despite all this, people line up…
Top Choice Thai in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Night + Market

Set behind Talésai, a long-running Thai joint, this related kitchen pumps out outstanding Thai street food and Thai-inspired hybrids such as catfish tamales. Pique the appetite with larb lanna (chopped pork salad), …
Top Choice Southeast Asian in Santa Monica

Cassia

Ever since it opened in 2015, open, airy Cassia has made about every local and national 'best' list of LA restaurants. Chef Bryant Ng draws on his Chinese-Singaporean heritage in dishes such as kaya toast (with coco…