It's summer. The season has come when you want to eat spicy food, that is, ethnic food. That's why I love the taste of Southeast Asia, so today (July 11th) I went to the newly opened "Khao Man Gai" specialty store "Guytone Tokyo" in Shibuya, Tokyo!

By the way, Khao Man Gai is a very familiar dish in Thailand, where you cook rice with boiled chicken soup and eat it with boiled chicken and a special sauce.

Enjoy the authentic taste !? Guytone Tokyo's "Khao Man Gai"
Enjoy the authentic taste !? Guytone Tokyo's "Khao Man Gai"

Guytone Tokyo opened in Shibuya, Tokyo. It's a shop that arranges the atmosphere of Thai food stalls in a Tokyo style. The inside of the store is not very large, but it is also a real tic! The tables and plastic chairs are also reminiscent of authentic food stalls.

We are particular about everywhere, such as displaying pictures of the main store on the wall.
We are particular about everywhere, such as displaying pictures of the main store on the wall.

"Larn Guytone Pratunam" was founded in Bangkok, Thailand in 1960. It's so popular that it fills up almost every day at lunch and dinner (!). It is also known as the "Pink Khao Man Gai Shop" because all the staff are wearing pink uniforms. Even at the Shibuya store, everyone is wearing matching pink uniforms.

An open kitchen where you can see the cooking scenery. Everyone is pink!
An open kitchen where you can see the cooking scenery. Everyone is pink!

The main dish is of course "Khao Man Gai"! Rather, there is only Khao Man Gai on the menu (side menu with salad, soup and drinks). Anyway, I can feel the passion that I want many people to eat authentic Khao Man Gai.

The author also ordered Khao Man Gai immediately. A set of 850 yen with som tam salad and soup (can be ordered separately, 700 yen). By the way, the toppings of coriander are all-you-can-eat from the small "buckets" distributed to each table! However, there is a donation box at the store to donate to Thailand, so it's a good idea to gently put your feelings into it.

All-you-can-eat coriander from here
All-you-can-eat coriander from here

◆ Som Tam Salad and Soup

First of all, the set salad and soup were brought in.

Arrival at the side menu
Arrival at the side menu

Som Tam Salad is made by combining shrimp and tomatoes with shredded green papaya and carrots, and topped with crushed nuts and chili peppers. It is a fresh dish with a crispy texture and sweet and sour seasoning.

Refreshing Som Tam Salad
Refreshing Som Tam Salad

The salad will change depending on the season.

On the other hand, the soup is made by adding salt and pepper to the delicious dashi soup made by boiling chicken. Pepper is a little strong, and it has a pungent and pungent taste that makes it appetizing.

That's Simple!
That's Simple!

If you order the soup separately, it will be served with bones.

◆ Khao Man Gai

By the way, the main Khao Man Gai is finally here! Jasmine rice is used for the rice to reproduce the same taste as the locals, and the sauce is Thai miso mixed with soy sauce and black vinegar soy sauce, and garlic, ginger, and chili peppers are added. And on top of the rice, the plumply boiled chicken is thick!

Other Khao Man Gai ... I want to eat soon!
Other Khao Man Gai ... I want to eat soon!

The sweet and spicy sauce with ginger and chili peppers should be eaten little by little while adjusting the taste. However, I love spicy food, so I took the plunge and tried it all.

You see, it's beautiful
You see, it's beautiful

Unlike Japanese rice, rice has a moderately strong texture as "para". It's cooked with chicken dashi soup, so it has plenty of flavor! Chicken is fluffy, tender and juicy, with no greasy stickiness on the skin. It goes great with rice!

Soak the sauce in the fiber of the meat, add the coriander and bring it into your mouth with the rice ... The spicy sweet and spicy sauce enhances the taste of chicken, the unique aroma of coriander, and the rice that catches all of them. An ethnic taste that fuses everything ... Ah, I'm glad I came !!

Ethnic one spoon
Ethnic one spoon

850 yen may be a good deal with this deliciousness and volume. You can also take out the entire menu, so if you work near Shibuya, how about having lunch today?

Oh yeah, there are many Thai staff members, so be courageous and try to order in Thai! By the way, "Please serve one person" is "Kosam Wrap Nuntei", and "Large serving" is "Pise". There is no doubt that the very friendly staff will smile and return "Khapun Khap! (Thank you)"!

Cheerful and friendly staff "Koppunker!"
Cheerful and friendly staff "Koppunker!"

The list of offered menus is as follows.

Khao Man Gai (set) 850 yen Khao Man Gai (single item) 700 yen Som Tam Salad 150 yen Soup 50 yen Singha Beer 560 yen Various soft drinks 280 yen