Sakoonthai

Thai cuisine is the national cuisine of Thailand. Balance, detail and variety are of paramount significance to Thai chefs.

“Thai food ain’t about simplicity. It’s about the juggling of disparate elements to create a harmonious finish. Like a complex musical chord it’s got to have a smooth surface but it doesn’t matter what’s happening underneath. Simplicity isn’t the dictum here, at all. Some westerners think it’s a jumble of flavours, but to a Thai that’s important, it’s the complexity they delight in.”


Sakoonthai is known for its enthusiastic use of fresh (rather than dried) herbs and spices. Common flavors in Thai food come from garlic, galangal, coriander/cilantro, lemon grass, shallots, pepper, kaffir lime leaves, shrimp paste, fish sauce, and chilies. Palm sugar, made from the sap of certain Borassus palms, is used to sweeten dishes while lime and tamarind contribute sour notes.

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  1. Hi, everyone.
    Here we are a new Thai restaurant in Clifton, Va. We have decorated this this restaurant too resemble your house for its relaxed feel as you enjoy our superb cuisine and hand crafted drinks.

    We are now ready and waiting for you to join us as apart of our family.

    Come all, and enjoy,
    Designer

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