SriPraPhai has been around as one of the best Thai places in the city for years now. When I was commuting out to Queens, I would often see their sign below the 7 and ponder getting off for some dinner. I never did. When I moved to North Brooklyn, I pondered going the few stops for dinner. For two and a half years, I never did. Then Donny from Eat To Blog decided to get a group together to finally go. And I made it! And it was goooooood.
I didn't know what to order, so I left it up to everyone else. I'm no real Thai expert--it's usually Pad Thai or Pad See Ew and maybe a spring roll thrown in for good measure. The group was having none of that. My favorite dish was the fried soft shell crab (above)--not too spicy, deliciously crunchy crab. I loved the addition of garlic and basil into the mix. I could have eaten this whole plate by myself.
Over on Eat to Blog, there are more pictures plus one of the green curry which was the spiciest thing on the table (I couldn't handle it). I think we'll be going back specifically to see how their Pad Thai and Pad See Ew hold up.
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