Thai Charred Squid (Pla Muek Yang)

Thai Charred Squid (Pla Muek Yang)

Thai Charred Squid (Pla Muek Yang)
This grilled squid dish, covered in a tangy sauce and topped with peanuts and cilantro, is a Thai roadside treat.Matt Taylor-Gross

Long before she owned a driver's license or a restaurant—Kin Khao in San Francisco—Pim Techamuanvivit was a connoisseur of Thailand's best roadside treats. This grilled squid dish, covered in a tangy sauce and topped with peanuts and cilantro, is one of her favorites.