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Every week, I document another dish that impressed and satiated me during my food adventures around New York City

When most Americans think of Thai food, they think of pad thai. In fact, I would bet most can only name one or two other dishes. That’s why in the last few years, many newer Thai restaurants in NYC have gotten away from the now ubiquitous and over-done dish.

But when the folks behind Uncle Boons decided to turn their meat and three Southern diner into an upscale Thai take-out restaurant, I imagine they knew they had to sell pad thai. It’s the king of Thai take-out.

Uncle Boons Sister, as the new spot is named, serves more than just this dish. The small menu runs the gamut from different curries to fried chicken to beef stir fry. And while I enjoyed the fiery crab curry and the cooling papaya salad, I just had to see how their pad thai (spelled phat thai here) stacks up.
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