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The mango tango sushi rolls ($11), are filled with cucumber, jalapeño, white fish and cilantro topped with mango and roe. PHOTOS BY ALYSSA GROH/22ND CENTURY MEDIA
One of Bangkok Tokyo’s entrees, padki-mao ($8.99), includes stir-fried spicy flat rice noodles, peapods, baby corn, hot pepper, basil leaves and egg in special sauce.
The pad thai ($8.99) contains stir-fried thin rice noodles with choice of meat, bean sprouts, tofu, scrambled eggs, chopped ground peanuts on the side in a light sweet and sour tamarind sauce.
Megan Bernard, Contributing Editor
3:15 pm CDT July 10, 2017
Years ago, Kip Sangsawang worked as a United Airlines flight attendant, making the six-hour route from Bangkok, Thailand to Tokyo, Japan four to five times per month. During layovers in Narita, Sangsawang, originally from Thailand, would go out for sushi because she loved Japanese food. So when the now Lake Bluff resident eventually landed in the North Shore and wanted to open her own Thai-Japanese restaurant, the name Bangkok Tokyo seemed fitting.