Pure Thai Cookhouse

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82 Good

This tiny spot from David and Vanida Bank of Land Thai Kitchen evokes Thailand’s homier canteens.

766 Ninth Ave., New York, NY, 10019

212-581-0999

http://www.purethaicookhouse.com/

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The lowdown

Among the many Thai restaurants in Hell’s Kitchen, Pure Thai stands out for its appealingly narrow, snaky dining room (you feel you’ve happened upon a secret cave) and pared-down menu, featuring one of the city’s best som tum salads, each strand of pert green papaya glistening in a perfect sheath of lime juice and fish sauce.

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