First comes the spicy jolt of hot chili peppers. Then, the salty, pungent lick of fish sauce, bumping up against the sour tang of tamarind and lime.
Bringing balance is a touch of sweetness from palm sugar. All this in a single sip of tom yum shrimp soup. With its seductive dance of sweet, sour, salty and spicy, Thai food can set your heart to pumping.
At each of these Long Island favorites, a Thai chef skillfully manipulates the multifold flavors of this compelling cuisine.
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