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Thai food, Singapore-style, at Sarai

What it lacks in authenticity, it makes up for with good, honest cooking

NEW RESTAURANT

Sarai
#03-122 Tanglin Mall
163 Tanglin Road
Singapore 247933
Tel: 6737-0818
Open daily for lunch and dinner: 11:30am to 3pm; 5.30pm to 10.30pm

ANYONE who thought authenticity couldn't kill you probably never ate Thai food in Bangkok. You don't call it The Land of a Thousand Smiles for nothing when they watch you with gentle mirth as you implode in chilli-induced agony - if not immediately, then several hours later, usually in an inconvenient location. All because you didn't want to be the loser who opts for tourist-level spiciness, insisting on, well, authenticity.

We're reminded of this as we step into Sarai, which is about as authentically Thai as a Gucci tote in a Chatuchak stall....

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