Holly Park Shopping Center, 3080 Wake Forest Road, Raleigh.
Cuisine: Thai, Japanese.
Rating: *** 1/2.
Prices: entrees $17 to $25.
Atmosphere: cosmopolitan Asian chic.
Service: friendly and efficient.
Recommended: tod mun pla, Samui seafood, Chiang Mai lamb, sushi.
Open: Lunch Monday-Friday, dinner nightly.
Reservations: recommended on weekends.
Other: Visa, MasterCard, American Express; full bar; kid-tolerant.
The N&O's critic dines anonymously; the newspaper pays for all meals. We rank restaurants in four categories:
**** Among the Triangle's very best.
*** Rewarding experience.
** Generally acceptable.
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