Pad Thai is a stir-fried rice noodle dish that can be found throughout Thailand. It is probably the most famous of all Thai noodle dishes. Our recipe is how you find it in Thailand. Pad Thai is the ultimate street food. Great Pad Thai is dry and light bodied, with a fresh, complex, balanced flavor. It is not spicy. However, if preferred, you can make it spicy by adding Thai ground chili flakes always served with the dish.