We take the same and here we go again. Last Sunday, K. said to me: what do we do? I replied: I have an address to test but my bank account is dry. What is very nice with friends is that we help out each over without any fuss and we do not need to recall old debts. She immediately offered to “manage” me (invite and pay for me). Rendez-vous at Goku Asian Canteen, 27 Boulevard du Temple, 75011 Paris.
I discovered the Goku Asian Canteen on Instagram where I spend my time looking for new restaurant addresses (my banker does not see this activity with a benevolent eye if you know what I mean). I had fallen on their Black Burger, BLACK O.G BURGER who immediately seduced me and I do not give up the project to do it to me. This time, on a Sunday, our attention was focused on brunch.
The setting of Goku Asian Canteen
This restaurant is off the beaten path of the classic Asian restaurant in Paris. The room is medium in size and the decor is a mix of all sorts of references that echo the 80s, starting with the name with “Goku” that will speak to fans of Dragon Ball. The tables and chairs are made of wood without feeling. The set is simple and trendy. Special mention for the playlist that oscillates between R’nB of the 90s and K-Pop.
The service of Goku Asian Canteen
It is always prudent to book, not to wait according to the time you arrive. For my part, there was always room for two in the dining room or on the terrace. The lady who served us the two times I went there is very friendly and helpful (she even offered to get on the chairs to take pictures in flat lay, thank you). The dishes arrived in a reasonable time, just time to chatter a little.
The menu of Goku Asian Canteen
The two times I went there, it was for a Sunday brunch but I have no doubt that the menu is just as interesting the other days. The sweet part of Brunch is essentially made of bread and bread jams. In salty, we chose the Hong Kong chicken waffles and the Thai beef tab. A delight. The chicken is well cooked (fried), the waffles are soft and the syrup is not disgusting. The beef is tender, the salad is fresh and crunchy and the rice is al dente as I like. For dessert, I recommend the banana pie. Brunch is served with a hot drink and a ginger fruit juice, Sparkling Ginger Citrus. The mango shake will appeal to mango fans. In extra, I tasted the Big Budddha, a cocktail with chilli and ginger very surprising, (sensitive taste buds to abstain).
With prices are reasonable, we will conclude by saying that I really liked everything and I was pleasantly surprised. I do not know what else to say.
Will I come back? Yes, without surprise.
Do I recommend? Guess!