We started with the appetizer special: Mieng Pak Gad, which was a mix of shitake mushrooms, tofu, bamboo shoots, carrots and cashews in a sweet/savory sauce. It comes with crisp, fresh lettuce, so you can make little lettuce rolls with the delicious Mieng Pak Gad as filling. It was total tastebud titillation.
The Papaya Salad went along very nicely; it had a fresh crunch, slightly tangy, and was accented with fresh tomato, green beans, and cashews:
For mains, I had the Tum Yum soup; all the ingredients were very fresh and the broth was wonderfully aromatic:
My friend had curry fried rice; he ordered it with eggs, but you could also order it vegan by requesting no eggs:
And here is the simple yet lovely table decoration:
After dinner, we wandered over to the Seattle Tilth Gardens, just a few blocks away.
A bed of borage, nigela, and other flowers in the Tilth gardens:
A spectacular bed of amaranth rising up towards the heavens:
The Tilth demo gardens in the early dusk:
Here's the Wallingford QFC super market...back in the 80's ( and prior), this was the much less posh and lower-scale Food Giant super market, a lost icon of old-school, off-the-map, Seattle: