1913 Royal St., 948-9309; 4519 Magazine St., 373-6471
Polished presentation at two locations; try the soft shell crabs.
Siamese Thai Cuisine
6601 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Suite 29-30, Metairie, 454-8752
A sprawling menu includes many large, family-style soups.
Banana Blossom Thai Cafe
2112 Belle Chasse Hwy., Suite 10, Gretna, 392-7530
This promising newcomer on the West Bank features pristine flavors and unique specials.
LA Thai Uptown
4938 Prytania St., 899-8886
La Thai incorporates local flavors with Thai techniques in original dishes.
Singha Thai Cafe
413 Carondelet St., 581-2205
The CBD sleeper offers excellent value and has a bustling lunch scene.