Thai food is popular for being healthy, consisting of a blend of sour, sweet, salty and bitter flavors prevalent in the diversity of Jersey City. Like most Asian cultures, rice is a staple of Thai cuisine. Known for its use of fresh vegetables herbs and spices, Traditional Thai cuisine loosely falls into four categories. There is tom which are boiled dishes, yam which are spicy salads, tam which are pounded foods, and gaeng are curries. There are so many places to get your Pad Thai on.