Cheap Eats 2013: Sugar Palm Thai
Quick reviews of ethnic cuisines you can experience for less than $25 a person, tax and tip included.
Reviewed By Todd Kliman, Ann Limpert, Jessica Voelker, Anna Spiegel
Comments () | Published August 18, 2013

Sugar Palm Thai
Address: 5580 Vincent Gate Terrace, Alexandria, VA 22312
Phone: 703-354-1077
Neighborhood: Alexandria

The gracious servers smile like it’s Disneyland at this sliver of a restaurant, done up in sunset-hued paint. But don’t think they’ll baby your palate. There’s a pleasant fire to many dishes, from a lime-soaked pork salad to Sriracha-and-honey-glazed wings to a rich duck with red curry, one of many good curries. Rice dishes stand out—the ka prao fried rice, laced with basil and chilies, tastes like hawker-stall fare at its finest.

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