New Year Comfort Food from Thai Chefs

A bowl of pad see ew, panang curry over white rice and broccoili (our add). | SCVFoodie.com

“I love you,” he said softly. I looked up at my husband from the other side of the kitchen island on New Year’s Day.

But he wasn’t looking at me. Instead, he was whispering sweet nothings to the panang curry with chicken ($14.99) that we’d ordered from Thai Chefs at the corner of Seco Canyon and Copper Hill.

The adultation didn’t offend me, because I love the restaurant’s panang curry, too. For those who’ve never tried, the curry is a thick sweet and spicy sauce with coconut milk, carrots, bell peppers with peanuts (not found in Thai red or green curried dishes). While panang is supposed to less spicy, it’s usually got a little kick. Thai Chefs’ mild offering is borderline too spicy to my other half.

A generous portion of pad see ew from Thai Chefs. | SCVFoodie.com

Because it was New Year’s Day, we added a long noodle dish pad see ew ($12.99) —  a stir fry with broccoli, chicken, thin broad noodles and a sweeter soy sauce — for good luck.

While the prices for the a la carte dishes may seem a little high, the portions were healthy enough for at least two separate meals for two people. Open since 2011, Thai Chefs has become our go-to Thai destination in the SCV, and we’ll be back for takeout as much as we can during the pandemic to help ensure it stays around much longer.

Thai Chefs
28014 Seco Canyon Road, Santa Clarita

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