satisfies even the pickiest diner
OneAsia Bistro is one tasty experience.
OneAsia Bistro, located off Hulen Street and Bellaire
Drive, is a small restaurant with a big taste. The menu
is large and will satisfy every Pan-Asian pallet. The
small interior is modern and cozy, but it welcomes romantic
couples or large groups of friends.
The vast menu covers basic Asian dishes but contains
the most complex plates such as the OneAsia Sizzling
Plate ($12). This dish includes mouth-watering Gulf
shrimp, scallops, beef, chicken breast and lean pork
combined with bamboo shoots, mushrooms and broccoli
in a delicious, spicy brown sauce.
Patron Bob Sitton said this dish satisfied all of his
cravings and the portions were very generous. He was
pleased that there was a small selection of domestic
There was a wide selection of moderately priced appetizers
that ranged from Chinese lettuce wraps to lightly battered
shrimp tempura ($8). The shrimp tempura is served with
soy sauce and the presentation included slices of pickled
ginger and carrots.
is a mainstream in Asian cuisine. OneAsia Bistro has
a small but delicious selection of sushi rolls. One
surprising addition is the spider roll ($5) which contains
soft-shell crab and cucumber. This delectable combination
melts in your mouth.
For the experienced Pan-Asian diners, the Pho soup ($7)
is sure to please. The seafood shrimp noodle soup combines
the Vietnamese flavors of ginger and scallions with
yummy scallops, shrimp and squid. A plate full of add-ins
including bean sprouts, basil and fresh lime accompanied
the large bowl.
Chicken Teriyaki ($7) is a dish for those who are less
daring. Inexperienced diners will find the grilled chicken
marinated in teriyaki sauce with a side of white rice
irresistible. This plate is enough to make the unfamiliar
want to try a little something more.
Gwendolyn Walton, who says she is not a daring diner,
raved about the Chicken Teriyaki.
Next time Ill definitely try something with
a little more kick, but Im not sure Im ready
for the squid, she said.
Bubble (Boba) Tea ($3) isnt a drink you can sip
on just anywhere. This Taiwan treat includes tapioca
pearls and jelly at the bottom of the beverage. It is
served with an oversized straw so the customer can suck
the pearls and jelly along with the sweet drink. There
are more than 10 flavors to suit any taste. Coconut
is a favorite among the regulars.
Co-owners Henry Pham and Ryan Duong and manager Luis
Mai have completely redone the former Yoshis into
a low-lit modern-themed restaurant. One wall boasts
yellow paint with a metal overhang letting a minimal
amount of light shine through its tiny holes. The others
also favor this yellow paint. Each blond-wood table
is decorated with a tiny tea light. Some tables are
surrounded by four chairs, but others are made cozier
by a long booth that stretches the length of the south
wall. The ambiance is romantic and new. A small bar
at back of the restaurant gives lone diners a place
to feel welcome and a friend to talk to.
Overall OneAsia Bistro is a satisfying dining experience.
The full menu will include something for everyone in
your dinner party. Youre sure to enjoy the fast
and delightful staff. Every meal is authentic and the
bill wont put a huge dent in your pocket book.