Mills 50 Korean spot Chi-Kin expands into former Matcha House space with Side Chick



Korean fried chicken joint Chi-Kin is expanding into the former home of Matcha House Tea & Creamery in Mills 50.

Chef and owner Hoi Nguyen is building out his Chi-Kin concept into the now-empty space. The new offering will be called Side Chick, a bar and poolroom that gives guest the option of ordering from Chi-Kin.

Matcha opened in June 2020, but closed suddenly on Jan. 12. The restaurant announced its end on Facebook.


Nguyen did not share whether there are plans to revive the concept elsewhere.



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