Atwater Village is about to get some new Bangkok-style Thai avenue meals this 12 months, and proper on the neighborhood’s primary drag. Holy Basil, which has discovered success in Downtown working as a fast-casual takeaway with some on-site seating, is pushing the same service focus to 3166 Glendale Boulevard, doorways down from the always-busy Proof Bakery and throughout the road from Dune.
Holy Basil homeowners Wedchayan Arpapornnopparat and Tongkamal Yuon presently function out of a not-quite-finished Vogue District meals corridor, whereas additionally popping up with month-to-month dinner sequence occasions at locations like Melody in Virgil Village underneath the simple name Yum. The main focus is on Thai avenue meals staples turned as much as 11 (that usually means a lot of fish sauce and warmth), from seafood-heavy tom yum soup to pad thai that’s loaded with shrimp — and don’t sleep on the dry-aged salmon, both.
The Downtown takeaway restaurant — winner of Eater LA’s Best New Food Stall award for 2021 — runs seven days per week and presents supply in a restricted radius, a feat Yuon and Arpapornnopparat hope to proceed in Atwater Village.
The incoming Glendale Boulevard setup will appear and feel related as nicely, with room for pickup and takeaway solely, plus some communal tables to be shared amongst different tenants. The constructing operated for years as El Cañonazo Market however has been boarded up for the reason that begin of the pandemic with plans to flip to a multi-tenant vacation spot for eating places and retail renamed El Cañon — maybe not a meals corridor within the full sense, however shut. The proposed layout permits for six in any other case still-unnamed tenants to start occupying areas this 12 months; it’s unclear, to date, who else shall be taking on residency inside.
As for Holy Basil, anticipate a gap by mid-summer at 3166 Glendale Boulevard in Atwater Village, with the identical menu because the Downtown location and expanded choices for supply. Till then, Eastsiders can find a similar vibe at Sticky Rice’s sidewalk-facing takeout window in Highland Park.