Snackboxe Bistro

75 Best Restaurants in Atlanta: Snackboxe Bistro
Clockwise from top: Jeow bong wings, laap, sticky rice and eggs, squid on a stick

Photograph by Caroline C. Kilgore

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Laotian food has long been overshadowed in Atlanta by the cuisine of neighboring Thailand. But with the early 2018 opening of insta-hit Snackboxe in Doraville, there’s now an excellent representation of the underappreciated cuisine right in our backyard. Inspired by the bright flavors they encountered on a trip to their native Laos, husband and wife Vanh Sengaphone and Thip Athakhanh craft street food–inspired dishes vibrant with heat and acid, including a peerless laap (a spicy and tart meat salad more commonly known by its Thai name, larb) and a sinus-clearing bowl of khao poon (its curry broth, rich with coconut milk, clings to long rice noodles). A second location is heading to the Battery this year. 6035 Peachtree Road, Doraville, 770-417-8082,