Asian Fusion Restaurant EastWest Opens in Downtown Birmingham

A new Asian fusion restaurant with a menu featuring such dishes as Chinese duck nachos and Korean fried cauliflower has opened in the bustling Second Avenue North entertainment district in downtown Birmingham.

The restaurant, called EastWest Kitchen & Bar, is owned and operated by Colby Conklin, who previously worked for about 10 years for the restaurant group that owns Chuck Fish's and Five.

The name reflects the restaurant's fusion of Eastern cuisine from Asia and Western dishes from America, Conklin said.

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