You can expect the same high quality and attention to detail at both of
Sample Authentic Thai Cuisine Right in Scotch Plains at
SCOTCH PLAINS--One doesn't have to travel too far to sample some of the
finest Thai cuisine in the region. Thai House, located in Olympic Plaza
across from Bowcraft, 2532 Route 22 East in Scotch Plains, has a sumptuous menu
with some of the best prepared traditional dishes and several unique additions
by veteran chef Paul Ruangsirin.
Chef Ruangsirin, from Bangkok, has more than 20 years of fine dining
experience. "House favorites are the Pad Kra Prow, Thai House Chicken and Pad
Thai," said Chef Ruangsirin, adding, "customers voted the Pad Kra Prow best
sauce in the house!" Pad Kra Prow is prepared with customer's choice of
sautéed duck, chicken, pork, or beef served with a delicious spicy sauce
and Thai basil. Thai House Chicken is served with a spicy homemade sauce and
delicately sautéed onion, red and green peppers and tender asparagus.
Pad Thai is a traditional Thai dish featuring sautéed rice noodles with
shrimp, egg, and ground peanuts served with bean sprouts.
Other chef recommendations include the seafood specialty Kaeng Keow Whan
Koong (sautéed jumbo shrimp with green curry, coconut milk, bamboo
shoots, string beans and Thai basil in a creamy orange sauce), Kurry Puff
(chicken, onion, potato and curry powder in a delicate pastry puff served with
cucumber salad), Tod Mun (an appetizer of shrimp mixed with Thai curry and
string beans also served with cucumber salad) and Nua Nam Tok (sliced steak
with onion, scallion, chili and lime juice); or Thai Dumpling filled with
shrimp, chicken, wrapped with wonton skin served with homemade
sauce. Desserts include sticky rice with mango.
All dishes are prepared fresh daily with no MSG. Patrons may bring their
Thai House is open from 11:30 am to 9:30 pm Tuesday through Thursday and
11:30 am to 10 pm on Fridays and Saturdays. On Sunday, Thai House opens at 4 pm
and closes at 9:30 pm.
For information, reservations, or take-out call (908) 789-8988.
- as appeared Wednesday, May 3, 2000 in
Herald & News PrimeTime section