Tasty Wok move across the street to make way for Korean import Bb.q Chicken. Japango and Dochi brought a little Japanese flavor to the strip. And this year, Sampaguita Filipinx Ice Cream + Bakeshop and Haan Coffee Roasters will split a space next to Tasty Wok that was once home to a nail salon.
But on the other side of Tasty Wok, at the intersection of East Colonial Drive and Shine Avenue, an upscale, late-night social lounge serving Asian-inspired tapas and craft cocktails will change the complexion of the strip.
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"We're super excited to bring a concept like this to Mills 50," he says, but he's coy about the menu.
Look for The Moderne to open at 1241 E. Colonial Drive in late summer/early fall for dinner only.
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