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Try It: Midtown's Thai Basil


Posted on February 11


 

We Sacramentans have a raft of good Thai restaurants within our reach – and one of the cheeriest is midtown’s bustling Thai Basil, which also boasts a hip, stylish lounge called Level Up (open only in the evenings) located on the second floor of its distinctive J Street building. I had a fabulous lunch recently at Thai Basil, which included sparklingly fresh salad rolls (po-pia-sod), crammed full of pink shrimp, tofu, crunchy cucumber and noodles, dunked in a thick, peanutty sauce; and the kitchen’s popular, fragrant yellow curry (gang-garee-gai), featuring chunks of chicken with soft potatoes, onions and carrots. Thai Basil also offers excellent soups – I have visited more than once while under the weather to tuck into a bowl of the restaurant’s restorative and vivacious Thai hot and sour soup (tom yum).

 

 

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Local hair salons put their talents on display during the third annual Hair Wars Saturday, April 24 2015 at the Morgan Creek Golf Club in Roseville. Proceeds from the event benefited HartSong, a rescue program that provides care for special needs animals.

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