Khun Dang Restaurant

4681 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90029
323-663-1086

Details

  • Daily 10am-10pm
  • $
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • BYOB, No Alcohol
  • Delivery, Takeout
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
Khun Dom has always been one of the places that local Thais tend to recommend when you pump them for recommendations, and the hand-cut papaya salad often comes up when you start discussing the best in the city. The strength of the kitchen lies in the Isaan-style salads from eastern Thailand, a type of cooking that is extremely popular in Bangkok but is hard to find, at least in its correct form, in Hollywood. The star dish at the restaurant is probably the nam kaow tod, a sort of salad made with crumbles of pork, slippery bits of stewed pork skin, fried peanuts and a crunchy matrix of deep-fried rice, sluiced with yet more lime juice. It is a dish as hard to stop eating as buttered popcorn. See full review."See full review.

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