One of the top Thai restaurants in the city has a lighting problem. Or maybe it’s just an added reason for me to start saving up for a better camera.
We both got the lunch menu and were told to expect a lot of food. We were both hungry so we didn’t think much of it, plus this is Amsterdam, so a lot of food normally means it’s just a little bit more than a single serving. Turns out we overestimated our appetite as most of the rice, noodles, and veggies went uneaten. It’s moments like these when I wish doggie bags weren’t so uncommon in this country.
The Tom Ka Kai (coconut soup with chicken filet) was so good, I would’ve been happy with just that and a bowl of rice. We also had another chicken dish and it was good, though just a tad salty. Could be their specialty is chicken and the reason why the restaurant is named Bird. Or it could be the owner just wanted to give everyone the ‘bird’ so to speak, but that would have been too prosaically literal. In any case, with Thai restaurants in Amsterdam for the most part a bit lacking, it was a great first impression, and in my eyes a good reputation justified.
Thank you, Pet! We should do this more often (: