Pok Pok Wing NYC
Finally tried out the much hyped Pok Pok Wing. Their first opening outside of Portland, Pok Pok serves well seasoned Thailand-style wings with an awesome balance of spice and sweet. Rice is served in a plastic bag (just like the street vendors in Thailand) and they have some solid sides.
We tried the papaya salad which was spicy as all hell! We probably wouldn’t recommend the papaya salad on your visit since it was way too distracting from the main attraction.
The fried chicken was pretty much perfect. The chicken is smothered with a fish sauce/chili/garlic glaze and has a nice crunch. We would hazard to say it’s an improvement on the fried chicken we tried in Thailand last year.
On an early Saturday evening we were pleasantly surprised the place wasn’t crazy packed. Pok Pok Wing definitely joins the upper ranks of Asian-influenced fried chicken and it’s a hands down Best in Class for Thai-style fried chicken in NYC. Get over to Pok Pok!
Pok Pok Wing (Foursquare)
137 Rivington Street btwn Norfolk and Suffolk Street
Lower East Side, NYC