From the outside, Takoi is an all-white structure surrounded by a 16-foot-tall fence that looks more like a secret government operation than somewhere you’d have dinner. Once you walk inside, though, you’re transported to a scene straight out of Blade Runner, with neon green, pink, and blue lights that give it a “So this is what restaurants will be like in the future” feel. The menu includes a lot of shareable Thai dishes, like crispy spare ribs and khao soi, and not-Thai dishes, like smoked duck ramen, because in the future there are no rules. It’s a great starting point for a night out and while there’s usually a wait, you can grab a drink at Two James across the street in the meantime
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