Thanon Khaosan, Sydney CBD, Sydney

Guest blogger edition

If you've ever walked down Pitt Street in Sydney's CBD, you'll probably notice the plethora of Korean restaurants, but a walk a little bit further and you'll reach the start of the Thai restaurant section. One of these restaurants is Khaosan. I've always walked past but this restaurant as they have a cart full of intriguing, colourful local dishes for sale at the front, but never actually tried it - till now!

Friday night and it was quite busy, but we managed to snatch a table towards the back.We perused the lengthy menu which thankfully had English translations and plenty of pictures.

Kiew look chin tod -$5 - deep fried wonton with pork balls served with chili sauce - We ordered this as a starter and it came out in no time at all. Three skewers each with three crunchy wontons with a pork ball inside. Dipped into the chili sauce, this was a great start to the meal.

Yellow curry with roti and chicken - $14.90 - I'm more use to seeing roti at Malaysian restaurants but it here it combined perfectly with the yellow curry. Spicy, but not too spicy, with the roti used to soak up the flavours.

Stir fried vegetable with cashew sauce - $14.90 - A rather bland dish I thought. Best part were the cashews and the mushrooms.

Crispy pork below with kang kung (water spinach) -$19 - By far, the best dish of the night I thought. Crispy pork crackling, flavoursome water spinach, the taste was just fantastic. I probably could have eaten the whole plate but I had to share :(  Could have had more pork in the dish perhaps.

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