Siam Serves Pan-Asian Cuisine in the Grove

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The "Joy" roll is a spicy tuna mix with cucumber, cream cheese, and masago, and it's topped with a fresh slice of salmon.

Indeed, the scene at Siam doesn’t exactly scream “restaurant” (unless that’s the safe word), but owners Steven Preston and Ron Bray are challenging diners to think differently. When the two acquired the former Novak’s space, they had a choice — either reopen as just another Grove gay bar or try something new. They created Siam to be equal parts restaurant, bar and nightclub, inviting diners to partake of its “elevated comfort food.”

Keep reading: Cheryl Baehr's review of Siam.

Photos by Jennifer Silverberg for the Riverfront Times.

Published on July 29, 2014