Closer Look: Siam Rice Thai & Tapas in Hollywood

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The daily specials are written on a chalk board outside.
A short waitress with a high-pitched voice and a thick, almost indecipherable accent set a golden, grapefruit-sized orb — topped with a dollop of whipped cream, surrounded by strawberries, blueberries, and their sweet sauces — on the table. Inside of a thin, deep-fried crust of panko bread crumbs lay a mantle of sweet, pillowy dough almost like a spongecake. Even deeper was a still-frozen core of vanilla ice cream. It was the kind of dessert that we, a bunch of admitted food snobs, didn't want to enjoy but totally did. Read the full review - Siam Rice Thai & Tapas: Asian Fusion, Minus the Pretense .