Situated in an Issaquah strip mall, you wouldn’t Noodle Boat to have all that unique Thai food, but with a menu including quirky dishes like Queen of Banana, King of Garlic, Hot Meat, and “Whatever You Called?” you would probably have to reconsider your theory. The options are separated into appetizers (small bites like chicken satay and spring rolls), soups, salads, noodles, rice, and curries. The pro move is to get the hor mok; Noodle Boat ops to stir-frying the curried fish custard instead of steaming it. The restaurant also understands that some like it hot, so they leave the spice level up to you. The hardest decision you’ll make here is how much fire you can manage. ‘Cause if you can’t stand the heat, get out of the Noodle Boat kitchen.