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Eat Gai

This spot is Permanently Closed.


Lower East Side

$$$$Perfect For:Casual Weeknight DinnerLunchSerious Take-Out Operation
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This Thai vendor in Essex Market specializes in Hainan chicken rice, and their version involves super gingery rice, tender boiled chicken, and a couple of different sauces to pour on top. But the thing we always find ourselves ordering is their fried chicken bánh mì. Huge thigh chunks come on a crusty roll topped with a handful of crunchy cucumbers, carrots, and fresh herbs. They also serve the crispy chicken over fried rice for under $10.

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photo credit: Eat Gai

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