If you blink you might miss Der Krung, a sliver of a restaurant on 9th Avenue in Hell’s Kitchen producing some very tasty, and nicely spiced, Thai food. The chef doesn’t hold back when it comes to the use of chili peppers in everything from green papaya salad to numerous curries on the menu.
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Of all of the Thai places in New York City, Der Krung in Hell’s Kitchen is by far my favorite. An authentic Thai gem tucked in between the host of other restaurants Hell’s Kitchen boasts. The dining space is small and cozy, but the menu, in contrast, is large and the flavors in the food even more so.