Da Nang at Berkeleyside Nosh

My latest installment of “To Die For” is up on Berkeleyside NOSH. This time, I traveled to Albany to sample some awesome Thai food at Da Nang. My pick for best dish is their braised pork shank, called Kao Kha Moo. Read the story, and then get yourself up to Albany! I also recommend heading over to the Hotsy Totsy for their bottled cocktails afterwards:

Da Nang’s bright red and yellow exterior is an attention hog. Even on a stretch of San Pablo Avenue replete with Thai, Vietnamese, and Laotian restaurants, it stands out. Places like White Lotus and Lao-Thai Kitchen seem to blend in to their surroundings with understated signs and quiet storefronts. On the other hand, Da Nang screams out to passers-by: “Eat here now.”

So eat at Da Nang we will. … [story continues here]

[above photo by Emmeline Chuu]

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