As of this week, they're open! It's a soft opening while they get the feel of things, as happens with all new restaurants. The Grand Opening will take place on Thursday, July 31st, but if you're curious, stop on by now.
|The new dining area
Owner Amy Tu has a special offer for UU readers: Stop in anytime before July 31st, mention Uptown Update, and get a free coffee or iced tea for checking them out.
|The ham dan bing breakfast pancake
Aodake is located in the former Blue Ocean space at 4650 North Clark, next to Ch'ava. It's open seven days a week, for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The hours are 6:30am to 9pm. The phone number is 773-271-9889. There's a small parking lot on the Clark side, and meter-free parking on the 4700 block of Clark (west side only).
Here's a look at the full menu (click to enlarge).