Address: 5115 Spring Mountain Road, Suites 121 and 122
Hours: Open daily from 11 a.m. to 10.30 p.m. and until 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
Covering a couple of the most popular trends in the neighborhood, Yobo has debuted a combination shabu-shabu and hand-pulled ramen restaurant in Chinatown, perfect for diners who can't make up their mind about what, and how, to eat.
Replacing Swish on the ground floor of the Pacific Asian Plaza, not from Decatur Boulevard, Yobo splits the space so diners can dip menu items into individual hotpots at their seats, or opt for the dining room offering a wide selection of noodle options and small plate choices.
Customers choosing to “swish” sit at two long tables outfitted with electric hobs to heat each dish. Initial soup selections include Japanese miso, sukiyaki, Korean kimichi-style broth and Yobo’s own spicy or tomato beef bone options. Dipping choices include rib-eye, wagyu, brisket lamb, vegetables and the $19.88 “seafood fiesta” featuring mussels, scallops, shrimps, salmon and tilapia. A wide variety of vegetables and extra proteins can also be ordered.
On the ramen side of Yobo, selections include Japanese and Korean creations, plus curry beef, hot sour soup, “healthy lamb” and the $9.88 “Yobo Surprises Whatever Noodle” with all the ingredients chosen by the head chef.
Small plates range from $2.88 to $4.88 and include fungus salads, vegetable tempura, crispy soft shell crab, spicy calamari, “drunk chicken” and house specialties, like the “Yobo lamb kiss” prepared in an “Asian sandwich,” and the “sexy chicken” made with the restaurant's own hot sauce.
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