Things we love about Illinois: The Y-Thai

(Photo courtesy of Y-Thai)
One of our favorite things about our favorite institution of higher education.

The Y-Thai

Wright Street YWCA becomes positively cross-cultural at noon, when its Victorian ambience is suffused with the Asian aromas of garlic, basil and lemongrass. The tiny Y-Thai eatery has ladled Thai and Chinese cuisine to the University community for decades. The pad Thai is not to be missed and, at $6.75, is a bargain to boot.

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