Battle of the Dishes

Battle of the Pad Thai

Yupha's Thai Kitchen vs. Wild Thaiger

Visit even a semi-authentic ethnic restaurant -- Thai, Indian, Vietnamese -- and you'll generally find two types of dishes on the menu: traditional specialties with unpronounceable names and flavors that pay homage to the homeland, and bastardized versions more suited to the average American palate. Though Pad Thai is a national dish of Thailand, here in the States it almost always falls into the latter category. In this Battle of the Dishes, we compare two amazingly different versions of this "safe" Thai food staple. 

In One Corner: Yupha's Thai Kitchen
1805 E. Elliot Rd., Tempe
480-839-0576

 

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Wynter Holden
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