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Sep 12, 2013 06:56 PM

Khe Yo's Banh Mi Khe -Yosk

So the new Khe Yo, Lao restaurant in Tribeca opened a bank mi sandwich stand along side its entrance. Khe Yo is closed for lunch but the outdoor stand is open. I got there late today, I wanted to try the pork belly sandwich but they close the stand at 2:30. There are no seats, so it is all takeout. But a half a block away is a little park with benches to sit on. Oh, they named the place Khe Yosk. very cute.

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  1. One of these days I should escape from midtown and head south to try this place.

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    1. re: kosmose7

      Horace Greeley said " Go South young man",,,, no wait that was West. I said " Go South"

    2. Think I'll do the citibike pilgrimage next week for this. Unless I get distracted by Nish Nush again

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      1. re: Ziggy41

        Ziggy, you can do both. Get a pork belly bahn mi and a falafel. Why not?

        1. re: foodwhisperer

          Both would be the logical option, but I only have about 20 minutes to eat biking from Hells Kitchen.
          Those Citibikes have 3 speeds. Slow, slower, and Angela Lansbury

          1. re: Ziggy41

            The word is "leisurely," my friend! Citibike has made Chinatown a daily option for me: l can't love it enough just for that.

      2. Had both sandwiches today with a friend. Not bad at all.

        Great bread. I think I preferred the duck confit a little more than the pork belly. Could have used a little more pork in that one. Pleasant mild heat in both and fairly tasty. $11 priced just about right. Ill be back

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        1. re: Ziggy41

          I'll check out the duck during the week

          1. re: Ziggy41

            I had the duck confit today. The dipping sauce was like a french dip sauce from a diner. I thought $11 was a bit high for the amount of meat on the sandwich. The bread is good. My sandwich was not spicy at all. I found the meat a bit too mushy. The taste wasn't to my liking. Tasted like it wasn't fresh. I'll try the pork belly, next time I hope it's better. I prefer the sandwiches at Num Pang. or even the short rib kimchi buns at Zutto.

            1. re: foodwhisperer

              I wouldnt have been surprised either way FW. I thought the "sauce" was just the meats own juices. The bread was high quality but yes a little skimpy with that meat. Even less so with the pork belly. I expected the mushy part because the guy in the counter told me that. Its more like a Pate.
              By the way, next time at Khe-Yo try the duck salad (if you still trust me. you probably shouldnt ;))

              1. re: Ziggy41

                Ziggy of course i trust you. I'll try the duck salad and still have a Nish Nush falafel for lunch.

                1. re: foodwhisperer

                  Now you're talking! I want to try the Sabich next