"Honestly, I didn't plan on doing it," says rap musician Chris "Ludacris" Bridges of his decision to create Straits with chef Chris Yeo, in Atlanta's Midtown neighborhood. "But I was blown away by Chris's use of spices - plus, what better way to be hands-on in your hometown than bringing something it's never seen before." The menu is a mix of Asian-influenced small plates, with a nod to Singaporean dishes, such as roti prata with minced beef, and seafood in coconut curry. Ludacris's favorite dish? The "Kung Pao lollipops" in a red-jalapeno sauce.
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From Food & Wine , MAY 2009
...blown away by dishes like chili lobster (a fiery, garlicky riff on Singapore's classic chili crab) and fried rice dotted with plump shrimp...MORE
From Food & Wine , NOV 2008
Named for the Strait of Malacca, the restaurant offers Asian dishes like kung pao chicken “lollipops” (Ludacris’s favorite) and sea bass baked in an origami-style paper box...MORE
Congratulations to Mei Lin, winner of Top Chef Season 12.