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The restaurant opened during the pandemic and only offers outdoor dining and takeout. Luckily, it’s located on a street that’s newly closed to cars. The restaurant opened in September 2020, to rave reviews.
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“If there’s a concept that is going to be fit for this type of environment, it’s ours,” co-owner Jared Moeller said to ABC7. “We kind of have this easy menu, we have our takeout window here, so we said, you know what, let’s do it. We had already signed the lease.”
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Moeller and Justin Lee have called the restaurant, “kind of Chinese.” While neither owner is vegan, the food is. Fat Choy’s menu includes a bun stuffed with tofu, smashed cucumbers, salt, and pepper cauliflower, and rice rolls. There’s also a sloppy joe, their most popular item.
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“The bread itself is actually a Chinese bread, it’s a sesame pancake,” Lee said. “The flavorings inside are very Asian, whether they be like a chili bean paste, a little bit of five-spice, all of the mushrooms that are in there.”
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