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Drunken noodles, a translation of pad khi mao (though a more accurate translation would be “drunkard’s noodles”), are spicy Thai noodles traditionally enjoyed late at night after an evening of drinking, or as a nice lunch dish.
Drunken noodles are in the Adoption stage – they skew toward independent and midscale dining operators.
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A down-home spicy rice noodle dish stir-fried with basil, mushroom, onion and serrano and bell peppers.