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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.