About 300,000 individuals of Thai ancestry now reside in the United States, according the Pew Research Center.
The Thai Community Development Center reports that this is the biggest Thai diaspora outside of Thailand.
Thai immigrants have contributed to the United States not only their rich cultural traditions and family values but also their delicious cuisine.
There are over 5,000 Thai restaurants in the United States now.
So you should be able to get some Gaeng Daeng, Tom Yum Goong.
Know that certain dishes that have become favourites in the United States may be completely foreign to Thai palates.