Top 5 Thai restaurants: OC’s Best Places to Eat 2020

Critic Brad A. Johnson says these are OC’s 5 best Thai restaurants for 2020.
Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • October 14, 2020
Here’s the blunt truth: Truly great Thai food in Orange County doesn’t exist in every neighborhood, so you might have to get in the car and drive. But don’t worry. It’ll be worth it when you bring home a green curry so spicy it makes the top of...
Restaurants In This Story
Thai Avenue
Chada Thai
Street Thai
Sumran Thai
Lucky's Thai
The full article can be read on the Orange County Register website.

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