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2300 Foothill Blvd., Ste. B (White Ave.) Send to Phone
A shopping center Thai restaurant that delivers more than the usual, Bangkok Blue offers an interesting menu in a charming environment.

Lunch & Dinner Tues.-Sun.

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: Hidden in a neighborhood shopping center---the kind of nostalgic-themed development that lines Foothill Boulevard where the San Gabriel Valley morphs into the Inland Empire---is Bangkok Blue. Blue Johnson is a veteran musician (his “Hall of Fame” is an impressive collection of Grammy winners’ photos) and his Thai wife, Joyce, is an experienced restaurateur. The result is a smart-looking storefront decorated with fountains and exotic statues. The menu is filled with predictable favorites, along with intriguing exceptions like curry beef turnovers. Among other starters are crispy chicken wings glazed in a spicy honey sauce, and soups served in generous vessels. The curries are first-rate, but be sure to specify if you like them hot---otherwise, they tend to be seasoned on the mild side. Other entrées include steamed halibut and marinated sizzling steak. The accommodating Johnsons have created a Thai dining experience a cut above the ubiquitous suburban standard.
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