After 12 years in business, Medford's Thai Bistro, at 535 Stevens St., has developed a loyal following, says owner Sandy Buakhieo.

After 12 years in business, Medford's Thai Bistro, at 535 Stevens St., has developed a loyal following, says owner Sandy Buakhieo.

Buakhieo says the restaurant strives to accommodate special dietary restrictions and preferences, offering vegan and vegetarian dishes, brown rice and gluten-free alternatives among its options.

"We have loyal customers. Without them we wouldn't still be here," she says.

Other favorites: Ali's Thai Kitchen, Medford, and Thai Pepper, Ashland.