3400 Russell St., Detroit; 313-831-1302
2751 E. 14 Mile Rd., Sterling Heights; 586-939-5456; salathai.us
Sala Thai is known for its authentic Thai curries, noodles and rice dishes. Their pad Thai — made to order to your choice of spiciness — has just the right levels of succulence. Along with the extensive appetizer list, the menu includes squid and scallops, pork, beef and chicken, as well as vegetarian selections.