When in Thailand you just can't get around the delicious local dishes, western food is an option they do serve it, but if you like food that mostly tastes like rotten avocado's be my guest and try it. I do know how you feel, it can be very overwhelming looking at the massive menus in most Thai eateries. Here I come in to help you, with these must eat 11 Thai dishes you can't go wrong!
If you want to know New York, get to know its street cuisine. I learned it early. Growing up in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, I would get a lunch of two hot dogs in steam-soft rolls from the guy who set up his stainless-steel pushcart on the corner of 17th Street every morning, rain or shine, Saturdays and holidays, summer-fall-winter-spring.
Our cities make us great : the freer they are - and more dynamic - the better off we all are. The past few days has demonstrated how we are living in a world where one has to take sides. Either one is for freedom, for social, economic and cultural interaction, for fun, for music, for life. Or one is against these things.