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Recession Obsession: Eating Thai Town

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Former Thai Town Mural | Photo by Brandon Holmes / used with permissionLos Angeles is home to about a zillion and a half people. This includes, I hear, the largest Thai population outside of Thailand. Perhaps that's why we have a jillion Thai restaurants. Good thing their food rocks. It's typically cheap too.

That’s why we're going to East Hollywood for the LAist’s latest Recession Obsession: Eating Thai Town.

Thai Town is nothing new to the LAist. In September 2007, our series Thai One On, thoroughly explored the dining options on this half-mile strip of Hollywood Boulevard from Western Avenue to Normandie Avenue. These Southeast Asian meals are cheap then and won't sour your coin purse now. You can find a great meal for about $5-$10/person. Let's revisit some of our favorites --