Pad Thai

Pad Thai is a famous dish in the US and around the world. Despite being famous all over the world, It's just not one of the dishes you see everywhere in Thailand like the rest of the world. It's almost considered a specialty, you have to hunt for it and you have to know where to go to get it. Other noodle dishes like Pad Sea Ew (Stir fired noodles with soy sauce and Chinese broccoli) or Lard Na (noodles with thick gravy) are more common and you will see them every corner around Bangkok. Here is my theory why it is so popular everywhere. Thai cooking is a cooking of balance. There are five flavors present in Thai cuisine: spicy, sweet, salty, sour and bitter. Pad Thai is a great example of Th

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