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Review: Apsara Palace

It's more than being loved by our mommy and being safe from barbarians from the North that we take for granted, isn't it? I found myself again and again going to Apsara Palace for lunch when I was in town, kind of a gastronomic migratory impulse, befor
For cheapskate food fans
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 19, 2010
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Playing Thai-alai

The writer Stephen Metcalf recently suggested that the cult of cultural authenticity has reached a tipping point analogous to our desperate search for oil.
Fast-moving small plates engage at Boda
By BRIAN DUFF  |  June 18, 2010
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Second act

One of the fundamental principles of marketing is that since competition is inevitable, you might as well be your own rival.
Veranda opens an excellent Noodle Bar
By BRIAN DUFF  |  April 16, 2010

Sawaddee Thai Restaurant

Sometimes I think back to when there were no Thai restaurants in Providence.
Let a thousand spices bloom
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  March 19, 2010
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Adventures in pot stickers

My friend from Thailand taught me how to make real pot stickers and pad Thai.
Exploring new worlds of flavor
By LINDSAY STERLING  |  January 15, 2010

Kabuki

Japanese restaurants can be too predictable.
Cuisine off the beaten path
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  January 01, 2010


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Ginger Park Kitchen & Bar

One of my frustrations with restaurant criticism is that restaurants do not usually respond to it.
The second time's the charm
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  January 01, 2010

Spice

You might find it difficult to believe, but at one time there were no Thai restaurants in Providence. I know, I know, it’s sad — no pad Thai, no pik pow sauce, such deprivation, such shamed downward glances in the streets.
A hot and cheap Thai bistro
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  December 25, 2009

Spice Thai

If I tried, I think I could work up a tear recalling the '70s, when there were no Thai restaurants in Rhode Island — a dark age largely devoid of the culinary spice of life. Thank goodness there was Szechuan.
Exceptional and ridiculously inexpensive
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  August 07, 2009
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Ronnarong

For more than 10 years, the Great Thai Chef held forth in Somerville's Union Square.
A small-plates concept elevates a veteran Thai place above the pedestrian
By MC SLIM JB  |  July 17, 2009
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Spring roll work area

In America, you can make your way through life without cooking. My friend is a Warmer Upper. Her meals are hot dogs and other frozen, jarred, or packaged things you heat up. And yet, she was at my house one afternoon for lessons on how to make fresh sp
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By LINDSAY STERLING  |  June 05, 2009