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Angel’s Thai Is My New Best Friend :)

Thanks to‘s coupon program for introducing me and my family to this great Thai restaurant.

I went here for the first time late last fall and thought the food was good, but not exceptional.  We went during peak dinner hours and it was marginally busy.

What a difference a few months makes! Tonight it was packed and we had to wait a few minutes for a table.

Angel's Thai, Downtown OlympiaI was introduced to Thai food in graduate school by my wife (GF at the time).  I’ve grown quite fond of it because I enjoy the fusion of Asian-style food with Indian-type spices.  There have only been a couple of Thai restaurants that have had truly memorable cuisine to me — and after tonight this is one of them.  I don’t know what changed since last fall, but the food was absolutely excellent.  We ordered our dishes with 3-star heat and it was perfect — warm and spicy without being overpowering.

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Olympia Holiday Parade


Alexis playing clarinet in the CHS Marching BandYesterday the whole family went to downtown Olympia to watch the annual Holiday Parade.  My daughter Alexis plays clarinet in the Capital High School marching band, so we had to drop her off a bit early.  Fortunately, the weather held today — it was about 50 degrees and sunny for most of the afternoon.  What a welcome change from the past couple of weeks! Great ending to our Thanksgiving weekend.  Now back to work tomorrow… I really need to get our new business websites up and running!