Wedchayan Arpapornnopparat & Tongkamal Yuon

Holy Basil
718 South Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Originally from Thailand, Wedchayan "Deau" Arpapornnopparat, alongside partner Tongkamal "Joy" Yuon, recently opened the popular Holy Basil takeout window in downtown Los Angeles, focusing on Bangkok/Central Thai Street Food. Deau, also behind The Base beverage starters, prioritizes his favorite Thai dishes, incorporating quality ingredients from local farmers markets and purveyors. With a background in fine art and diverse restaurant experience, Deau, a chef/owner, has garnered critical acclaim for Holy Basil and plans to expand its reach alongside The Base.