Holy Basil is making the most exciting Thai food in LA. Located in a Downtown food court, the menu is in stark contrast to Yum, the tremendous dinner series chef Deau hosts every month in the same location. Where Yum’s menu highlights Bangkok-style street food such as raw blue crab and fermented branzino, Holy Basil’s menu is filled with pad Thai, green curry, and tom yum soup. These are dishes I’ve eaten a thousand times, and yet, at Holy Basil, it’s like I’m eating them all for the first time ever. The tom yum soup, in particular, is the best I’ve had. So come hungry and order as much as you possibly can - there’s not a single weak spot on the menu.
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