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First Look at Pig and Khao, the New Asian Spot From Leah Cohen and the Fatty Crew

The spot opens next week.Photo: Melissa Hom

Top Chef-er Leah Cohen and the Fatty Crew are just about ready to open Pig and Khao in the former Falai space on Clinton Street. The new d├ęcor, as you can see, does away with the former restaurant's sleek white look in favor of bold colors that complement the Southeast Asian food. Speaking of food, expect Thai- and Filipino-influenced sharable plates like grilled pork neck and watermelon salad; crispy garlic with sweet-and-sour liver dipping sauce; and crispy quail adobo with Szechuan peppercorn, coconut vinegar, and a soft-boiled quail egg. To drink: canned beer, "eclectic wines," and soju and wine cocktails. There will also be self-serve "all-you-can-drink" specials on tap. The spot will officially open to the public next Tuesday but, in the meantime, scope a few shots of the space, straight ahead.

68 Clinton St., nr. Rivington St.; 212-920-4485

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