Yao, a restaurant inspired by the Yaowarat district of Bangkok, opens its doors to the public on Thursday August 26, a company spokesperson told What Now Atlanta in an email Monday.
For starters, Yao will serve dinner Tuesday through Sunday (the restaurant is closed on Monday) and add lunch later, they said. Yao has both indoor and outdoor dining and is housed at 237 Perimeter Center Pkwy NE, Suite H31, in Dunwoody.
“Yao pays a culinary tribute to Bangkok’s bustling Yaowarat district, an ancient Thai-Chinese community,” according to the restaurant’s website. “As you can imagine, the neighborhood is a foodie’s paradise, as this cultural mix has created some of the most delicious dishes on the planet. Spicy, crunchy, tangy and delicious dishes are passed down from generation to generation. “
“Chef O”, the executive chef of Yao, is from Change Mai, Thailand, and is trained in “modern Thai”, Thai and Italian cuisine – a combination that can be found in dishes like spaghetti with sausages from northern Thailand ($ 22). Other entrees include crispy garlic chicken ($ 19) and duck fried rice ($ 24). Click here for the whole menu.