For many folks in the Bay Area, Thai food has always been a staple in their weekly takeout rotation. And now, perhaps more than ever, the comforts of wok-tossed pad Thai or a well-spiced red curry are especially appealing to those cooped up at home. Fortunately, many of our local Thai restaurants are open for business — and they’re serving all the standards, plus hard-to-find noodle dishes and fish custards and dishes loaded with entrails. Then there are the ostensibly Thai restaurants that are really Lao restaurants in disguise, ready to wow your palate with bright, fiery larb salads and dishes infused with the funk of fermented fish paste.
Here, then, are 16 great spots in San Francisco and the East Bay that are open to meet your Thai and Lao takeout and delivery needs.Read More