Wow, I haven’t written a thing in two weeks. I’m reaching a new level of inactivity and irrelevance. And I even missed Greg Cox’s review last week.
Sorry about that folks, and I hope my absence is just a temporary phenomenon, as I truly have so much to write about. Great dishes. Great road trips. Farmers, chefs, bakers and more. New restaurants opening. But it will all have to wait, as we have some wagering to do.
This week’s subject: Holly Spring’s Thai Thai Cuisine. I love this place, just for their website, which states on the home page: “WE OPEN EVERYDAY!” I haven’t been here, and the menu looks like just about any other Thai place in the area. So it all comes down to execution. Is Thai Thai Cuisine’s basic food better than the other Thai establishments in the Triangle? Are their ingredients fresher? Do they make their own curry pastes? The hell if I know.
I found no guidance on Chowhound, andYelp and Urbanspoon are absolutely worthless here. One guy stated that the place is a little pricey. Boy, that irks the shit out of me. Here’s a place where the most expensive dinner entree is $13.95, and it’s a little pricey? I’m so sick and tired of people thinking that Asian food has to be less than 10 bucks for dinner, or it’s too expensive. That’s narrow-minded and just plain wrong. End of rant.
I suspect Thai Thai Cuisine is a great little place for Holly Springs. If I lived over there, I’d probably dine at Thai Thai now and then. But I don’t live there, so unless Greg Cox surprises me with a 4 star review, I’ll stick to Thai House on Hardimont (and even that ain’t all that). Sigh.
So, here are this week’s odds:
5 stars — 138 gazillion to 1
4.5 stars – 17 to 1
4 stars — 5 to 1
3.5 stars — 2 to 1
3 stars — 2 to 3
2.5 stars — 3 to 2
2 stars — 4 to 1
1.5 stars — 9 to 1
1 star — 29 to 1
Have you made the trip to Holly Springs and had some of that Thai Thai Cuisine? And even if you haven’t, how many stars do you think it’ll get?
Edit — December 3, 2010 — Oh, yeah, I still got it. Seriously, though, Greg Cox gave Thai Thai Cuisine 3 stars. It’s just another neighborhood Thai restaurant folks. Nothing to see here.